The Women's Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for recruiting, assisting in practice and games for the College's softball team. The coach will adhere to the general employee guidelines as specified by the Personnel handbook, the Vice President of Student Services, the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC), and the National Junior College Athletic Association.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Participate in the supervision of players on and off the field.
Recruit the best possible student athletes to Calhoun, preferably in North Alabama.
Report all prevalent activities and actions to the head coach, athletic director and the president.
Follow the proper chain of command with any relevant issues in the college.
Maintain a proper working relationship with all faculty and staff at Calhoun.
Assist with facilities that are used by the softball team.
Assist in organizing practices and game plans for the team.
Instruct and coach pitchers.
Consistently monitor team equipment to ensure that it is properly used.
Exemplify proper conduct for the student athletes and toward all members of the college and in the community.
Organize, and/or assist with the softball program which includes camps, recruiting, hosting tournaments, strength and conditioning training, monitor player responsibilities, and any other duties assigned relating to the softball team.
Participate in the indoor practice schedule and facility use with the baseball/softball coach and proper supervisors.
Participate in fundraising activities for the softball program and the athletic department.
Provide competent instruction in the area of credentialed expertise.
Provide academic and career advice to students and promote student leadership and enrichment experiences.
Become familiar with institutional policies and procedures as outlined in the College Catalog, Personnel Handbook, and State Board Policy Manual; and follow such policies and procedures.
Maintain and increase competency in the chosen specialty by seeking new knowledge, and improving teaching skills.
Promote positive and productive relationships with service area businesses, industries, and agencies.
Provide advice to the administration on matters pertaining to the softball program.
Perform other appropriate professional duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.
Demonstrated expertise in subject specialty.
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently.
Ability to deal effectively with students, other employees, and the public.
Commitment to all students, including those of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds.
Understanding of basic computer skills.
Ability to coordinate and assist in coaching the softball team.
Ability to lead, motivate, and supervise student athletes.
Knowledge of appropriate safety rules and regulations.
Knowledge of current coaching methods, collegiate eligibility standards, first aid, and sports medicine practices.