The Head Men’s Golf Coach will be responsible for the conduct and overall supervision of the Men’s golf program. The position’s main responsibilities will be to recruit; develop and retain student-athletes; monitor academic success of student-athletes; coach and develop a highly competitive NCAA Division III Men’s golf program in compliance with NCAA, Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and Earlham College rules and regulations.
Experience & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s preferred.
Previous collegiate coaching experience or demonstrated is preferred.
Collegiate playing experience is desired.
A successful record of recruiting, developing and retaining student-athletes is essential.
The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and a commitment to, and understanding and appreciation of, NCAA Division III athletics and wellness in a private liberal arts college.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working on a campus with a diverse student body.
Current and valid driver’s license required.
Support, monitor and track academic success and personal growth of each student-athlete for the purposes that include retention and completion.
Help orient student-athletes to the policies and regulations of the College, the HCAC and the NCAA
Oversee the conduct of student-athletes and discipline of student-athletes as needed.
Prepare team competition and practice schedules guided by the athletic department Scheduling and Principles document that meet NCAA, conference, and Earlham regulations.
Prepare and operate a fiscally sound program with an annual balanced budget.
Inventory, purchase, and maintain equipment and uniforms.
Work with the Athletics Communication’s office to aid in the promotion of the team and Earlham College.
Utilize social media platforms to promote and generate interest in the Men’s Golf Program, Athletic Department and Earlham College.
Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports.
Coordinate bus and van schedules, pre and post-game meals, lodging and overnight accommodations.
Be a presence in the office and available to assist with student-athlete needs.