Assistant Coach

Title:Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Date: 4/8/2019
Job Description:
The part-time Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach by providing effective leadership and day-to-day administration for the sport while fostering skill development and teamwork among student athletes.

Primary responsibilities include:

- Providing instruction, mentoring and guidance to student athletes to allow them to develop their athletic skills and abilities to maximum potential
- Assisting the Head Coach in evaluating athletic ability and performance
- Providing assistance in scheduling and organizing games and providing coaching during these games
- Assuring that equipment and practice plans are prepared in advance of practice sessions
- Assisting in making travel, meal and lodging arrangements for team members during 'away' games
- Coordinating practice schedules as requested
- Providing assistance to the Head Coach in the recruitment of new student athletes by identifying and maintaining contact with promising student athletes and helping to coordinate recruitment trips

Minimum qualifications include:
- At least a bachelor's degree or significant prior experience
- Previous coaching and/or field hockey experience
- Superior verbal and written communication
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in team relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff, alumni, public and the media
- Demonstrated commitment to all facets of student athlete welfare including academic success
- Genuine commitment to gender equity and equal opportunity in the athletics and recreation programs and an understanding of the profile of a highly selective liberal arts college
- Availability must include morning or evening practices each week and for games that would take place during evening and weekend hours
- The ability and willingness to provide excellent service and to work in a collegial manner with students, faculty and staff, and other constituencies is essential

Because this position requires driving for College business, the successful candidate must possess a U.S. or Canadian driver's license which has been valid for at least two years, have a driving record that is free from excessive motor vehicle violations within the last three years, and have had no convictions in the last 24 months for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Application Instructions:
All resumes and cover letters must be submitted via this online process. We regret we are unable to accept applications or resumes submitted via mail, email, or fax.

As you are submitting your application via this online process, please assure you provide an accurate email address. You will then receive an acknowledgment indicating your application materials have been received.

Phone Number: 717-358-4090
Location: Lancaster, PA
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