Job Function The Head Field Hockey Coach reports to the Associate Director of Athletics. The primary task is to organize, recruit and develop a successful field hockey program in concert with the academic mission of the university. This position will also be responsible to fulfill a secondary administrative responsibility.
Specific Responsibilities Recruit quality student-athletes for the field hockey program Develop and conduct organized practices Develop a schedule that includes representative and competitive contests Develop and maintain the sport budget Counsel student-athletes in a positive manner Coordinate fundraising opportunities for the field hockey program, if appropriate Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as SU community Represent the university to various constituents in a professional manner Perform other duties as assigned
Equipment and Software Used PC, Windows platform Telephone Equipment specific to the sport EMS Scheduling software
Physical Demand Must have the energy and enthusiasm and mobility to actively coach field sports.
Contact with Others Daily contact with students, staff and faculty. Frequent contact with prospective students and parents. Occasional contact with coaches from other colleges and with university administrative staff.
Education and Experience Minimum Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree preferred. Minimum of 3-5 years of field hockey coaching experience, preferably at the college level. Evidence of positive attitude and the ability to get along well with others required. Excellent speaking and writing skills necessary, as well as the ability to be a well-organized self-starter.
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