Assistant Football Coach - Georgetown Athletics
Assistant Coach - Football - Georgetown Athletics
The Assistant Coach - Football recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the guidelines of the Patriot League, NCAA, and the stated philosophy of Georgetown Athletics and its educational mission. With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals. Duties include but are not limited to.
- Actively participates in practices and competitions, including but not limited to game preparation (including developing strategies and game plans), practice planning, skill and video sessions (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scouting opposing teams and players (including analyzing their strengths and weaknesses), scheduling, weight training, and fitness programs.
- Evaluates prospective student-athletes, and analyzes and determines their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown.
- Recommends or determines which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contacts and recruits such prospects.
- Performs additional duties such as monitoring student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, and counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and representing the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.
- Bachelor's degree
- At least 3 years of coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level
- Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of football
- Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
- Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
- Ability to create a database for all prospects - recruiting software database experience preferred
- Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
- Valid driver's license with good driving record and insurability
- Proficiency in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
- Willingness and availability to work weekends and evenings
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