The assistant softball coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in recruiting potential student-athletes, coaching, training, and practice/game strategy preparation for members of the softball team. This position has a significant responsibility to ensure the academic success of student-athletes, engaging in public relations activities within the community, and administrative functions as assigned by the head coach. All coaches are required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Weber State University, Big Sky Conference, and the NCAA. Weber State University (WSU) is a member of the NCAA at the Division I (FCS) level. This will be a 12 or nine-month position depending upon the needs of the department at the time of hire.
Bachelors degree in a coaching-related field, masters degree preferred. One to two years collegiate coaching experience including effective leadership, communication, coaching, and recruiting skills is preferred.
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
Physical Activity of this position:
Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles. , Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees., Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time. , Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.