Connecticut College is conducting a regional search for a Coaching Intern for Women's Basketball. The Coaching Intern will assist the head coach of women’s volleyball with coaching/teaching during on-court, practice sessions, off-court chalkboard and video analysis, in-match coaching and pre-match preparation, post-game debrief, student-athlete counseling sessions (academic progress, social parameters, role on team, skill/strategy development), recruitment, and operations management.
The Coaching Intern will assist in coaching/teaching, including: development of practice plans, on court teaching of skills and team concepts, application of opponent scouting reports to practice sessions, setting up of volleyball net system for practice court each day and pre-game preparation and post-game debrief; assist the head coach in executing recruitment plan including hosting on-campus visits, development of prospect data base, frequent communication with prospects through e-mail, phone, and text messaging; assist in daily program operations including communication with team on practice times, away match departure times, meeting times, coordinate team operations, including uniform and equipment distribution and inventory, doing daily laundry, coordinate travel plans: bus departure times, team meals, hotel room assignments, and coordinate home match preparations.
Bachelor’s degree and two years of volleyball coaching experience required, preferably at the collegiate level and/or three years of collegiate volleyball playing experience. Knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules. Demonstrated leadership experience and effective communication skills. Highest ethical standards regarding sportsmanship, integrity, and professionalism.