The Head Coach is the individual charged (in conjunction with the Director of Athletics) with the responsibility, planning, programming, directing, supervising, and implementing of duties and functions for the individual sports program. The Head Coach must work closely with all others involved in carrying out the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletic program.
- Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
- Two to three years of experience coaching at the collegiate level.
- Possesses and maintains a high moral character that is in congruence with the expectations of the Mission of Chestnut Hill College.
- Possesses a good knowledge of the sport assigned including, but not limited to, knowledge of training and conditioning techniques and the ability to diagnose player deficiencies and prescribe corrective activities.
- Possess a good ability to communicate with student-athletes and parents.
- Assign duties and responsibilities to assistant coach(es).
- Responsible for being thoroughly familiar with and complying with all College, Department, CACC, and NCAA policies, and disseminate such information to assistant coaches and student-athletes. This includes the annual completion of the NCAA coaching certification test.
- Work with the Assistant athletic director in purchasing equipment, supplies, and uniforms for the particular sport.
- Assist the athletic director in developing the annual budget.
- Work with the Assistant athletic director in scheduling independent games.
- Show respect for officials, opposing coaches, visiting teams, parents, fans, student-athletes, fellow coaches, and faculty.
- Attend all meetings called by conference and athletic director
- Recruit and contact prospective student-athletes to the athletic program, working closely with the Admissions Department and the Athletic Department.
- Perform any other duties and responsibilities related to the coaching position as needed or directed by the Athletic Director.
- Be responsible for awards presentations made during the annual awards program, and incorporating total coaching staff.