|Position Available:||Academic Year|
|Hourly Rate or Pay Range:||$10,750 annually|
|Application Deadline:||Position open until filled.|
Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin, is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its Assistant Women’s Softball Coach position.
This position reports to the head softball coach and the director of athletics.
Responsibilities and Qualifications
- Practice and game preparation & execution
- Maintain field work and field preparation
- Identification and recruitment of high quality student athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, communicate with recruits, parents, high school & AAU coaches, etc.
- Maintain recruiting database
- Create recruiting material, including hard copies and digital material
- Maintain team social media accounts
- Communicate with alumni and program sponsors/donors
- Plan and execute annual Alumni Game & Alumni Day
- Monitor and track academic progress of student athletes
- Help create and monitor strength & conditioning program for student athletes
- Promote, plan and execute fall and winter youth camps
- Create and maintain effective working relationship with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, maintenance, etc.
- Explore, plan, and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the Athletics Department as a whole
- Plan, schedule, and coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging and meals
- Other duties within both the softball program and the Athletics Department as assigned by the head coach and/or director of athletics
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience coaching at the high school, college and/or professional level
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to teach the game of softball at a high level—both offensively and defensively—within the systems as set up by the head coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy
- Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student athlete, the softball program, the Athletics Department, and the institution as a whole
- Working knowledge of NCAA rules and demonstrated dedication to the ethical following of those rules
- Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification
- Previous pitching coach experience
- Previous collegiate coaching experience
- Previous success in recruitment and retention of high quality student athletes
- Past experience with creating digital, social media-based, and hard copy recruiting materials
- Certified Strength & Conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification
- Previous experience with running youth summer camps
- Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations
How to Apply
Please apply online and upload a resume, a cover letter, and three professional references online.
Position open until filled. Apply Online
Contact: Seamus Gregory firstname.lastname@example.org