Utica, New York

Assists Head Coach with all facets of a varsity sports program including organizing and planning of all practices and game strategies, training and health education of student athletes, monitoring academic progress of student athletes and recruiting of athletes for the Program.    This appointment typically runs 3.5 years and includes a stipend, room and meals, and graduate hours.

Responsibilities :

Adheres to Utica College Athletic Department philosophy, including knowledge of NCAA  rules and regulations. Provides and advises student athletes of obligations and requirements under said philosophy and  NCAA rules and regulations. 

Plans and runs daily practices sessions and periodic individual training sessions to ensure players are learning team concepts and safety issues while participating in intercollegiate athletics.

Monitors players’ academic success, providing direction when necessary, including providing for or arranging necessary academic help services.

May be required to teach physical education classes each semester as assigned by the Athletic Director.

Manages equipment usage, orders and maintains uniforms, balls, etc. Scouts opponents, tape exchange, etc. Assists Athletic Director with game scheduling, transportation, and coordinates publication of team media guide. Contributes time and assistance to Booster Club, if appropriate.

Recruits prospective student athletes giving them an opportunity to compete and to better themselves as athletes and individuals.

Must maintain a clean driving record as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines. Motor vehicle record will be monitored regularly using NYS License Event Notification Service or License Monitor, Inc. for out of state licenses. Will be required to attend van training annually.

May perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree Required.

1-2 years coaching experience preferred.

Must have knowledge of  NCAA  rules and regulations.

Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of Women’s Softball

Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Ability to work with diversified group

Strong organizations skills

Must be willing to travel

Must possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record (as defined by College insurance carrier guidelines)

Utica, New York

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