The primary responsibilities of the Head Baseball Coach is to direct, support and supervise a successful intercollegiate baseball program representing assistant coaches and student athletes. The Head Coach is responsible for the culture, budget, strategic planning, fields and facilities, policies, compliance, scholarships, promotion, and leadership of the team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support the spiritual development of each player through intentional discipleship strategies, maximizing the team's potential/abilities, keeping athletes eligible, and retaining athletes through graduation.
- Ensure the spiritual, physical, emotional, mental, and social welfare of student-athletes.
- Develop, manage, and successfully lead the baseball program including practices, scheduling, recruiting, equipment management, and appropriate social media involvement.
- Manage and operate within budget parameters, without exception.
- Ensure adherence with established institutional, league, and NAIA compliance rules, policies, and procedures as well as ethical standards of behavior.
- Ensure satisfactory academic performance of student-athletes.
- Supervise and mentor coaching assistants as directed and approved by Director of Athletics.
- Manage all department fund-raising and booster events in accordance with University, Conference, and NAIA expectations, and institutional rules, policies, and procedures.
- Must have an earned Bachelor’s Degree. Preference given to degrees within the fields of Sport and Recreation Management, Health and Physical Education.
- Must have some level of experience in coaching (Minimum of three (3) years at the college level or as a head coach) that includes recruiting student-athletes, marketing, scheduling, equipment budgeting/management, and facility care.