The assistant coach provides support to the Head Coach in planning all phases of a varsity athletic program during the traditional season.
1) Assists the head coach with practice preparation, plans and team supervision. 2) Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes. 3) Conducts and coaches practice sessions during the preseason and primary sport season. 4) Exemplify excellent leadership and proper code of conduct throughout all phases of the competitive season. 5) Work toward the ultimate welfare and safety of the athlete and his/her educational goals. 6) Demonstrate an explicit understanding of all NCAA and conference rules and regulations. 7) Abide by all policies, practices and philosophies of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program and Mount Ida College. 8) Attend home and away contests. 9) Cover all Varsity coaching responsibilities when the Head Coach is absent from such duties.
Success happens here. Founded in 1899, Mount Ida College is a small, private college in Newton, Massachusetts, just minutes from Boston which provides career focused programs built upon a strong foundation in the social sciences, humanities and the arts, all developed and implemented to prepare our approximately 1,400 students for success in their chosen fields of endeavor.
Required Education/Experience: 1) Bachelor's degree required 2) Collegiate playing experience preferred 3) Two years previous college coaching experience (preferred)
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 1) Knowledge of the sport and game both offensively and defensively. 2) Valid driver's license. 3) Willingness to travel. 4) Excellent organizational and communication skills. 5) Certification in CPR, AED, and first aid. (Will be provided by college if not already trained.)
Mount Ida College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from individuals who would increase the richness of the College's diversity.