This position will assist the Kansas City Athletics Volleyball Head Coach with direction and administrative oversight of the intercollegiate volleyball program relative to successful athletic performance, recruitment and retention of student-athletes and providing the necessary leadership for a positive competitive environment for student athletes.
Possesses a philosophy of coaching and education that fits the UMKC and Kansas City Athletics mission and vision.
Ability to interact and represent UMKC well with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, alumni and media.
Provides leadership and guidance necessary for positive, competitive environment.
Assists in the design and structure of all practice activity.
Aids in the strategic planning for individual player development.
Prepares scouting reports and coordinates its dissemination to the team.
Assist in all facets of team travel.
Assists in ordering, screening and distribution of equipment.
Assists with compliance logs and relevant document with respect to NCAA and Summit League rules.
Assist in tape exchange and online upload/downloads during season.
Meets with Academic Advisors to assure eligibility of student athletes and assists in monitoring progress of athletes.
Assists in initial contact and communication with targeted athletes.
Evaluates prospective student athletes and their prospective fit with UMKC.
Fosters strong relationships with local coaches.
Works with Business Manager to ensure fiscal responsibility, travel, recruiting, etc. are in line with appropriate funds allotted.
Demonstrate extensive experience working in collegiate or professional volleyball in all areas. Must be able to follow the requirements of the NCAA, the Summit League and the mission of UMKC. Must be able to communicate effectively and foster positive relations with prospective and enrolled student-athletes, fellow coaches, Athletics staff and university administration and the general public; and have a clear understanding of the role of athletics within the university and Kansas City community.
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.