NFHCA

Assistant Coach - Field Hockey (part-time, non-benefited, exempt)

Title:Assistant Coach - Field hockey
Date: 2/28/2019

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: In collaboration with the head coach and athletic administrative staff, the assistant coach plans practices to teach, encourage and develop student-athlete skills and game techniques. Assists the head coach in the organization and administration of all aspects of the intercollegiate field hockey program.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Reports to the Head Coach – Field Hockey
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervision of student personnel


Essential Duties

CORE DUTIES:
? Assist the head coach in teaching skills and strategies for field hockey in the traditional and non-traditional seasons
? Coach field hockey team members individually and in groups, and demonstrate appropriate game techniques
? Plan and direct team practices to encourage and develop student-athlete skills and game techniques
? Develop and recommend strategy, teach theoretical skills and position assignments
? Coordinate year-round instruction with players in accordance with University, Conference and NCAA bylaws and regulations
? Monitor and oversee the academic development of field hockey student-athletes, ensuring academic progress to graduation
? With appropriate certification from a national recognized governing body, develop in field hockey student-athletes an understanding of proper sports nutrition, personal health and safe strength development
? Create a positive and healthy team culture that encourages learning and development
? Additional support duties as assigned by Head Coach including assisting in
? Develop and implement community service learning programs
? Organize and direct a comprehensive student-athlete support program including promotion of the program, leadership development and student-athlete motivation through programs such as Peer Mentors, Captain’s Council and SAAC
? Develop and implement a comprehensive recruiting plan
? Fundraising and alumni relations
? Adhere to and support all rules, conditions and regulations as set forth by Bridgewater State University, Conference affiliations and the National Collegiate Athletic Association pertaining to all aspects of the team’s management.
? Performs other related duties as assigned

Phone Number: 508-531-2280
Location: Bridgewater, MA
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