The Head Men’s Golf Coach is responsible for organizing and directing all aspects of the men’s golf program. This individual must demonstrate the ability to lead a program with longstanding tradition of excellence in both athletics and academics by preparing its student-athletes of assuming roles of leadership and service in their future.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Administer all phases of an NCAA Division I golf program.
- Develop and supervise the student-athletes in the golf program, by implementing strategies to motivate maximum levels of individual and team performance.
- Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, working directly with the Admissions Department.
- Monitor student-athletes academic progress.
- Promote a philosophy of educational welfare, sportsmanship and conduct in alignment with the University’s mission.
- Schedule non-conference games in competitive season.
- Create long term player development including technical, tactical and physical development of individual players.
- Organize, prepare and supervise all training practices and game day contests.
- Have direct contact with Residence Life for student-athlete housing and needs.
- Commitment and sensitivity to the needs and dynamics of a culturally diverse student body that includes a large percentage of first generation and low income students.
- Creative, innovative and self-motivated individual with the ability to work creatively in an atmosphere of limited resources.
- Commitment and sensitivity to the Jesuit and Catholic ideals that form the mission of Saint Peter’s University; and willingness to integrate these ideals into all aspects of the Athletics Department.
- 50% instruct, teach and assist in the development of players during practices. Follow and conform to NCAA rules and regulations.