Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Head Golf Coach is responsible for all aspects of the development and administration of a successful NCAA Division II Intercollegiate Golf Program. The program will be conducted in accordance with all University and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules, regulations, and policies.
- Plan and hold regular practice sessions (traditional & non-traditional seasons). During scheduled events, coach the team. Determine and put in place the tactics required to encourage the team to achieve peak individual and team performance.
- Develop a thorough and practical understanding of the sport while aggressively searching out new ways and strategies.
- Maintain a complete understanding of all applicable NCAA rules as well as Bentley University's rules and regulations, and be responsible for ensuring that all NCAA rules are followed.
- Be responsible for spending control and budget administration for the sport.
- Coordinate all team travel, practice, and competition arrangements with appropriate departmental employees.
- Recruit high-quality student-athletes and coordinate all recruiting efforts with the appropriate athletics administration. To aid in the recruiting process, develop a working relationship with faculty and University personnel.
- Take a keen interest in student-athletes academic performance. Work collaboratively with all relevant departmental employees to ensure student-athlete academic achievement.
- Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.).
- 7+ years of coaching experience at the intercollegiate level or professional level.
- Must hold and maintain a valid, unrestricted United States driver’s license, with an insurable driving history as determined by Bentley’s insurance carrier.
- Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics and strategies of coaching intercollegiate Football with the ability to recruit talented players for the program.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities and management qualities, with a commitment to developing and maintaining a positive and productive playing environment for all team members.
- Proven ability to provide mentoring and leadership to student-athletes and a commitment to student athlete welfare.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and adherence to NCAA/conference rules and requirements relevant to the conduct of an intercollegiate program.