Reports to the Head Baseball Coach and assists with all phases in the operation of the men’s baseball program. Duties will include recruiting, practice planning and coaching, game preparation and coaching, camp coordinator, monitoring academic progress, assist in fundraising along with other responsibilities as assigned by the Head Coach. Must be able to throw batting practice. Must be able to work summers, nights and weekends.
Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred. Candidate will possess experience in baseball coaching at the NCAA Division II collegiate level or higher. A minimum of four years successfully recruiting both high school and junior college student-athletes along with some experience from the Great Lakes region. Candidate must possess a strong background in coaching infielders & hitting. Experience in program planning, teaching and computer skills are expected. Candidate must have a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes, NCAA compliance, good communication and organizational skills.
Grand Valley State University is an NCAA Division II institution that values inclusiveness in all aspects of university business. We are located in Allendale, MI, just 12 miles outside of Grand Rapids, the second largest city in Michigan. Our student population averages 25,000. Laker Athletics has placed first or second in the NACDA/Learfield Sports Academy's Directors' Cup for the past 14 years.... We compete in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, where we have captured the conference all-sport cup (President's Cup), for the past 18 consecutive years. For more information about GVSU, please see our website at: www.gvsulakers.com or www.gvsu.edu or www.gvsu.edu/sportsfacilities.