Full-Time Assistant Coach

Title:Assistant Field Hockey Coach/Event Manager
Date: 2/4/2019
Under supervision of the Head Field Hockey Coach, provide assistance in the leadership of all coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for highly-competitive Division III field hockey program. Individual reports to the Head Field Hockey Coach for primary duty and to the Deputy AD for their secondary duty as part of the Event Management team.


• Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, training, and competition;
• Recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations;

• Assist with the holistic development of field hockey student-athletes;
• Represent the program, and the College, to students, parents, alumni, and the general public;
• Assist in managing the daily operations and administration facets of the field hockey program – including but not limited too – any facilities needs and set-up;

• Actively participate in department-wide fundraising initiatives;
• Assist in all duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics;
• Secondary duty to be part of the event management team;
• Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.

MARGINAL JOB DUTIES: Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate playing experience required; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Demonstrated knowledge of the sport of field hockey and its playing rules; ability to foster a team environment; demonstrated coaching skills in sport of field hockey; knowledge of travel, lodging, planning, and scheduling; a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy of athletics, sufficient knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes; the ability, and desire, to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Limited pushing, pulling, lifting. Lifting would not exceed 20 lbs. Mobility on campus necessary.

Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at

BENEFITS: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check, Social Security and Sex Offender traces

DEADLINE TO APPLY IS --> March 5, 2019
Phone Number: 570-656-5972
Location: Danville, KENTUCKY
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