Assist the Head Coach as requested in recruiting, training and coaching members of the sport team. The assistant coach is expected to mentor student athletes in their holistic development, including nurturing their spiritual formation, giving attention to their physical well-being, monitoring their academic progress, and facilitating a team culture that produces vitality resulting in a high level of student athlete satisfaction and competitive success. Assist in overseeing all functions of the Rec Sports program.
Demonstrated effective leadership and communication skills.
Demonstrated strong commitment to the Student-Athlete Concept.
Demonstrated effective recruitment strategies.
Ability to organize and implement effective game and practice strategies.
Working knowledge of the NCAA, MIAC and institutional rules and regulations.
Playing and coaching experience at the collegiate level is preferred.
Demonstrated ability to work alongside students in a cooperative and collaborative style.
Self-motivated and detail oriented.
Demonstrated organizational and problem solving abilities.
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Demonstrated strong commitment to the recreational sport concept.
Knowledge of sports management and the safety and legal guidelines for recreational sports.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the sport of hockey.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
Requires active participation of administering practices and games.
Requires evening and weekend work.
Requires extended hours of work during the in-season of the sport.
This is full-time, 12 month, exempt position