In accordance with the mission of the Department of Athletics and the University, the assistant coach has a responsibility for assisting in the development of an intercollegiate sports team within the guidelines of the NCAA and NSIC governing organizations.
Responsibilities: Assist in supporting the Athletic Mission of excellence in the three C’s (Classroom, Competition, Community)
Ensure that the team is in compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations
Assist in monitor of the academic progress in cooperation with the academic counselor and head coach
Must be knowledgeable in throws, jumps or sprints
Plan, conduct or assist in clinics, camps and other departmental community events
Recruit potential student athletes to the University of Minnesota Duluth
Assist in the fund raising efforts of your sport team, working in collaboration with the department’s development office
Coordinate travel, meals and lodging to practice, games or competition sites; preferably with the departments/universities selected vendors
Promote community engagement and volunteerism by staff and student athletes
Support equity and diversity throughout your program
Other duties as assigned by the head coach or athletic director
Managerial/supervisory responsibilities: Assist in the supervision of a diverse staff that may include but not limited to; (part-time assistant coaches, volunteer coaches, student workers and training staff) as well as student athletes.
Financial Responsibilities: This position is responsible for assisting in managing the annual team’s budget within the revenue and expense allocations.
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university.
1-3 years of combined progressive experience coaching or participating at the high school, collegiate and/or international level.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment.
Now in its 80th year of existence, the University of Minnesota Duluth athletics continues to reign as one of the most well-balanced and competitive programs in the Upper Midwest. UMD is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and belongs to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NCAA Division II), except for men's and women's ice hockey, which are aligned with the Nat...ional Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association respectively, both NCAA Division I conferences.