The position of Intercollegiate Softball Head Coach is a full-time position. The coach is responsible to the Director of Athletics for the performance of the duties that this job description assigns.
Discipleship of the students athletes in the program.
Teaching and modeling the value of Christian competition.
Recruiting and retaining quality student athletes who value and understand Covenant College’s mission and vision.
Overseeing all aspects of both varsity and junior varsity teams with a total target roster of 36 students athletes for the softball program.
Hiring and supervising assistant coaches, including a full-time assistant if target roster of 36 is achieved.
Creating service and mission opportunities for student athletes to give back to the community.
Planning, oversight, and administration of the softball budget.
Organizing, planning and scheduling of all practices and competitions.
Monitoring academic performance of student athletes and partnering with Student Development for discipleship, development and retention of student athletes.
Conducting summer and exposure softball camps.
Contributing and caring for the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.
Experience in coaching softball, collegiate level coaching preferred.
A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.
A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Covenant College, USA South Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
Good written and oral communication skills.
A strong understanding of and commitment to Scripture, the Westminster Standards, the doctrinal standards of the PCA and the mission of Covenant College as a Christian liberal arts college
Acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.