Reporting to the head women's hockey coach, the assistant women's hockey coach is responsible for assisting the head coach with the planning, development and the supervision of the RIT Women's NCAA Division I Ice Hockey program. These responsibilities include assisting the head coach, but are not limited to, the following areas: recruitment of academically qualified and talented student-athletes, planning and supervision of practice sessions, preparation of game plans and game day coaching as assigned, player development programs, advisement/mentorship of student-athletes and maintaining a working knowledge and adherence with NCAA and league rules and regulations.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
1-3 years coaching experience (preferable at the college level).
Ability to effectively communicate, problem solve, react under pressure, work with female student-athletes and motivate.
Ability to foster relations with internal staff and student-athletes.
Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural groups.
Computer proficiency using software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions.
Playing experience at the college level.
Knowledge of Deaf culture, American Sign Language (ASL), or willingness to learn.