Search Status: Application material received by April 10, 2017 will receive primary consideration.
Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Atlantic 10 Conference, invites applications for a full time Head Coach, Field Hockey in the Department of Athletics. The Head Coach is responsible to the Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete & Leadership Development for the organization and direction of a Division I Field Hockey program including but not limited to recruiting, scheduling, budget management, NCAA compliance, mentoring of assistant coach, and development of student athletes.
The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the A-10, and the NCAA. In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred. Intercollegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are necessary.
Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.
Saint Francis University, founded in 1847, is a small Masters comprehensive, Catholic University sponsored by the Franciscan Friars. Saint Francis University's scenic 600-acre campus is located about sixty-five miles east of Pittsburgh in the Laurel Highlands region of central Pennsylvania, and provides an excellent learning environment for over 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
Sain...t Francis is an NCAA Division I (FCS) member of the Northeast Conference with additional conference membership with the Atlantic 10 Conference (field hockey), Collegiate Water Polo Association(women's water polo) and The Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (men's volleyball). Saint Francis sponsors 23 Division I programs (14 women's and 9 men's) in addition to marching band, pep band, dance team and cheerleading.
Following the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis University's Mission Statement is "A Mind for Excellence, A Spirit for Peace and Justice, and A Heart for Service."