The Assistant Coach is a professional employee of the College with a primary duty of teaching and instructing student-athletes in the specific sport that is being coached. The vast majority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent on coaching/teaching duties, while a minority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent performing administrative duties. This position is part-time and non-benefit eligible.
Teach and develop sport-specific skills in a successful, safe and prudent manner.
Create, present, and maintain records of up-to-date lesson plans for pre-season/season practice drills and procedures detailing the desired goals to be achieved.
Schedule practice and game preparation sessions; conduct post game analysis and incorporate into lesson plans.
Conduct research of opposing teams.
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related discipline from an accredited four-year collegiate institution.
One to two years of coaching experience at the club, high school or college level.
Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of coaching intercollegiate sports with ability to recruit talented players for the program.
Knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations concerning eligibility and recruiting related to specific sport that is being coached.
Ability to handle emergency situations involving students.
Current driver's license and good driving record.
Ability to travel.
Ability to work evening and weekends and some holidays.
This position does require the ability for regular physical exertion including heavy lifting (50lbs) and exposure to weather.
The position also requires the temperament and interpersonal skills to work well with the modes and moods of student-athletes within the stress and tension periods of intercollegiate athletics.