The person in this position will manage all aspects of the sport program, including, but not limited to, practice planning, game preparation/scouting, in-game coaching, recruiting, budgeting, scheduling, team travel, equipment/apparel purchasing, staff supervision (if applicable), payroll, academic monitoring, fundraising, alumni engagement, community service efforts, and general supervision of student-athletes.
Oversees all aspects of the sport program. Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes.
Conducts training sessions to aid in the skill development of team members.
Keeps informed of contemporary trends, tactics, techniques and strategies, which includes developing a philosophy of what to teach and how to implement.
Manages game-day preparation and scouting of opponents.
Coordinates development of a competitive and balanced schedule.
Manages team within framework of established budget by purchasing equipment/apparel, uniforms, supplies, and other services.
Monitors eligibility status and promotes academic progress of student-athletes.
Hires, supervises, and mentors assistant and volunteer coaches.
Serves as a role model for team members with regards to personal and professional conduct.
Counsels and mentors team members as needed.
Monitors health, wellness, and safety of team members.
Works in conjunction with the athletic training staff and head strength/conditioning coach to support the development and recovery of student-athletes.
Enforces department and team expectations regarding general standard of behavior for student-athletes.
Transports team members to away contests as required.
Engages with key university staff and offices as necessary for matters related to sport program.
Coordinates team fundraising and community service efforts.
Promotes alumni engagement through various programming and outreach.
Performs administrative tasks and completes requests for information as assigned.
Meets expectations for department-wide fundraising initiatives.
Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel for both games and recruiting expected.
Evening and weekend availability is required.
Flexibility with an evolving work environment is important.
Valid driver's license required.
Ability to successfully complete a background check, motor vehicle check, and drug test.
Current CPR, AED, and first aid certifications required.
Training and recertification can be provided if necessary.
Compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.
Compliance with athletic conference rules and regulations required.