Assistant Coach, Women's Softball - Hoya Athletics

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Aug 05, 2018
Closes
Aug 22, 2018
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Assistant Coach, Women's Softball - Hoya Athletics

The Assistant Coach, reporting to the Head Softball Coach, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the BIG EAST Conference, and NCAA, and carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals.
  • Participates actively 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, scheduling, weight training, and fitness programs.
  • Evaluates prospective student-athletes, analyzing and determining their abilities and potential for athletic and academic success at Georgetown.
  • Recommends or determines on which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contacts and recruits such prospects.
  • Monitors the academic performance of student-athletes academic performance -- conducts, advises, and counsels student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; and identifies and addresses student-athlete welfare issues.
  • Represents the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree - preference for Master's degree in exercise and sports science, physiology, kinesiology, nutrition and fitness, physical education, sports medicine, or related field
  • At least 1 year, though preferably 3 years, pf coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the Division I level (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of softball (will be primarily responsible for infielders and hitters)
  • 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 and strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills for working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving record and insurability
  • Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Willingness and availability for weekend and evening duties

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