UMD Athletics is seeking an Assistant Women's Hockey Coach. This incumbent will provide support to the head coach in maintaining a highly competitive and successful Division I women’s hockey program in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Responsibilities include: -Assist head coach in all aspects of developing and maintaining a competitive intercollegiate sport program within the NCAA, WCHA Conferences. -Instruct and teach student athletes in fundamentals of sport technique and strategy. Plan and execute practice and competition plans including the evaluation of opponents. -Evaluate and recruit qualified student athletes to UMD whose athletic skills make them highly competitive and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for our student population. -Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in budget planning and management, scheduling of competitions and planning and executing team travel. -Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to help them achieve full potential. -Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations of the Department, the University, our Conference affiliations and the NCAA. -Serves as an integral part of achieving fund raising, budget and community service goals. -Support the UMD Athletics mission of excellence in the Classroom, Community and Competition; while furthering the strategic plan of UMD. -Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: -Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university -1-3 years of combined progressive experience at the NCAA collegiate and/or international level -Experience recruiting student athletes
Preferred Qualifications: -Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations -Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment -Experience as a student athlete -Strong written and oral communication skills -Coaching experience at the Division I level -Experience working with diverse populations
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume.
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Complete applications must include: 1. Letter of Application 2. Current Curriculum Vitae/Resume 3. Contact information for three professional References
The cover letter and CV/resume will be attached during the application process. Additional documents are attached on the "My Activities" page.
Completed online applications will be considered beginning 2/15/18. This position will remain open until filled.
If you have started receiving retirement annuity payments from the Minnesota State Retirement System (MSRS) or Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) your eligibility for this position may be impacted. Please contact UMTC Benefits at 1-800-756-2363 for any eligibility limitations.
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About University of Minnesota Duluth
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 National Collegiate Hockey Conference and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association respectively, both NCAA Division I conferences.