The person in this part-time position will be involved in many aspects of the sport program, including, but not limited to, practice planning, game preparation/scouting, in-game coaching, recruiting, administrative work, and general supervision of student-athletes.
Helps supervise and manage all aspects of the sport program in conjunction with the head coach.
Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes.
Conducts training sessions to aid in the skill development of team members.
Keeps informed of contemporary trends, tactics, techniques and strategies, which includes developing a philosophy of what to teach and how to implement.
Assists with game-day preparation and scouting of opponents.
Promotes and helps monitor academic progress of student-athletes.
Provides in-game assistance and support to the head coach.
Serves as a role model for team members with regards to personal and professional conduct.
Counsels and mentors team members as needed.
Monitors health, wellness, and safety of team members. ?
Enforces department and team expectations regarding general standard of behavior for student-athletes.
Transports team members to away contests as required.
Performs administrative tasks and completes requests for information as assigned.
Demonstrated success in scouting, talent assessment, and recruitment of qualified student-athletes.
Excellent organizational, communication, and leadership skills, whether dealing with individuals or groups, and an ability to work well with different constituents.
Strong initiative, detail, and follow-up skills with student-athletes, staff members, and administration.
Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines.
Ability to learn and apply University policies and procedures to ensure operational compliance and reliable judgement.
General computer knowledge with a proficiency in Word and Excel.
Experience with Front Rush or similar recruiting software preferred.