The head coach is responsible for leadership in all phases of the program including the organization, development, administration and coordination of a competitive NCAA Division I women’s golf program. The head coach must have the ability to recruit and retain athletically and academically qualified student-athletes. The head coach will oversee all instructing, including planning team practices and conducting individual and team workouts to enhance the student-athlete's technical skill level. Additionally, the head coach will be responsible for the hiring and supervision of volunteer assistant coaches, scheduling, budget and roster management, equipment purchasing and maintenance, and travel planning.
Coaching Responsibilities 1. Organize, direct, and administer all aspects of the program 2. Develop sport program to remain competitive in the BIG EAST Conference 3. Create a safe, positive environment for student-athletes to learn and be challenged 4. Emphasize and enforce the Student-Athlete Code of Conduct 5. Practice good sportsmanship and the highest standards of professional conduct 6. Must strive to be professionally current in their sport 7. Adhere to Athletics Department code of conduct
Recruit and Retain Student-Athletes 1. Recruit and retain athletically and academically qualified student-athletes 2. Commit to each student-athlete’s academic achievement 3. Adhere to NCAA, BIG EAST, University, and Athletic department policies and procedures 4. Pass the annual NCAA Coaches Certification Test 5. Maintain required documentation for NCAA rules compliance 6. Determine the distribution of athletically related financial aid
Administration 1. Coordinate a competitive NCAA Division I schedule 2. Organize and direct team practices 3. Support the mission and goals of the University and Department of Athletics 4. Maintain budget control and fiscal responsibility 5. Maintain appropriate documentation for business expenditures and NCAA rules compliance 6. Work closely with sport administrator and travel coordinator to secure travel arrangements 7. Work closely with equipment manager to procure equipment needs 8. Attend required rules compliance reviews
Public Relations 1. Promote a positive image of Seton Hall University at all times 2. Participate on University and departmental committees 3. Support your team’s Life Skills and community relations’ projects 4. Support sports information office with information for publicity purposes 5. Support marketing efforts through appearances and promotions
Bachelor's Degree; 1-3 years experience as an NCAA Division I head or assistant golf coach, or professional golf coach
Candidate must pass the most current NCAA Coaches Certification Test, however, it can be administered (and must be passed) once on campus
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university located in South Orange, New Jersey. In a diverse and collaborative environment, it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered ...curricula. Seton Hall is a proud founding-member of the BIG EAST Conference and supports 14 varsity athletic teams. By providing quality opportunities and programs which reflect high academic, moral and athletic standards, Seton Hall University enables all student-athletes to maximize their personal potential. Seton Hall University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. It honors diversity and respects the religious commitments of all employees. In turn, its employees respect Catholic beliefs and values, and they support its mission as a Catholic institution of higher education.