Work in conjunction with the Head Coach to effectively coach and manage the assigned team.
Assist the head coach in instructing the student-athletes in the fundamental skills, rules, strategies, and physical conditioning necessary for success in their sport. Assist the head coach in instructing physical health, team concepts, and safety. Instructing/demonstrating techniques and skills. Assist the head coach in evaluating/assessing the effectiveness and the results by adapting/refining strategies. Assist the head coach with planning (practices, training sessions, team, and individual conditioning, lines-ups, and competitive strategies) and designing instructional programs for individual student-athletes or for the team as a whole as needed. Assist the head coach in establishing the fundamental philosophy, skills, and techniques to be taught to all other staff. Assist the head coach with character development which includes counseling, teaching, instructing, advising, motivating, inspiring, disciplining, and rewarding athletes, as appropriate.
Assist the head coach with the recruiting of student-athlete prospects and with the scouting of game opponents.
Assist the head coach in planning and evaluating student process and program results, status, and priorities. Assist the head coach in preparing and managing annual program budgets. Assist the head coach with supervising, managing, and evaluating personnel (including sensitivity to diversity). Assist the head coach in recommending the hiring of coaching staff. Assist the head coach with scheduling student competitions and/or planning tournaments in coordination with appropriate administrators. Assist the head coach in complying with NCAA, league and institutional rules. Assist the head coach in attending staff and University meetings. Assist the head coach in responding to administrative and supervisory requests. Assist the head coach in utilizing technology to achieve efficiencies and productivity. Assist the head coach in proofread recruiting or other media information. Assist the head coach with planning team travel and recruiting travel plans. Assist the head coach with fundraising and solicitation of gifts within the framework of the overall athletic department fundraising and development program.
Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for the role.
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.
1-3 years of relevant experience.
Coaching experience in the specific sport, college level preferred.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent computer and organizational skills.
Ability to support the mission and values of a Catholic Jesuit education, as well as University goals for institutional diversity.
Must be able to demonstrate sport-specific activities.
Must be able to occasionally lift 50 pounds.
Must be able to occasionally travel.