The function of the cheerleading team is to provide a visible, positive presence to promote school spirit at Bentley home athletic events, competitions, as well as on/off campus organization programs. This position serves as head cheerleading coach for the Bentley Cheerleading Team. The incumbent in this position is expected to foster a connection with the team, the athletic teams, and the greater Bentley community. The Club Coach is responsible for tryouts, pre-season training, all games, practices, and workouts during football and basketball seasons, including post-season play, if applicable, competitions and any necessary team travel. This position also reinforces and helps manage risk and potential injury of any student participants.
-Oversee all cheerleading practices and performances. -Conduct practices in a professional and organized manner. -Create, instruct, and implement routines and stunts. -Develop guidelines for dress and routines that are consistent with Bentley's mission
Minimum Qualifications(Education and Experience Requirements)
Bachelor's degree, plus university level cheerleading experience; at least 1 year of coaching experience and proven choreography experience. Co-ed program experience preferred, but not required. The Club Coach must have knowledge of and the ability to create and teach complex choreography to participants at all levels of skill and must be able to instruct proper safety and stunting skills as specified by AACCA Safety Guidelines. First Aid certification and CPR training is required. AACCA certification required upon hire.
Must have knowledge of and the ability to create and teach complex choreography to participants at all levels of skill. The coach must be able to instruct proper safety and stunting skills as specified by AACCA Safety Guidelines.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening. The candidate will be working during the academic year.
Documents Needed To Apply
Optional Documents Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.