Job Purpose Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking a Head Baseball Coach. This position will manage all aspects of TU's NCAA Division I baseball program; including recruiting, coaching, planning practices and competition, scheduling, and managing program budgets.
Description The Head Baseball Coach will organize, conduct and supervise all aspects of the intercollegiate baseball program to include; skill instruction, practices, student-athlete strength & conditioning, competition scheduling, competition preparation and competition day coaching and participate within designated conference and NCAA meetings. Organize, strategize and supervise all aspects of recruitment and evaluation of prospective student-athletes. Provide appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress of student-athletes within the baseball program. Adhere to all University, conference and NCAA rules and requirements relevant to the overall conduct of the intercollegiate baseball program. Provide appropriate leadership to ensure a quality student-athlete experience that develops the Total Tiger through campus and community involvement as well as competition in their sport and academic achievement. Collaborate with Sports Medicine as well as Speed, Strength & Conditioning staffs to ensure health and safety as well as athletic development of student-athletes. Additionally, provide direction and appropriate follow-up to discipline/conduct for the program's student-athletes.
Prepare designated information relevant to budgets, equipment needs, travel advances/reconciliations, prospective student-athlete recruitment records and other program areas. Work with Development staff to establish relationships with alumni and other friends of the program; to identify potential donors to the program. Oversee and assign responsibilities to the assistant coaches, supervise all aspects of their work performances and conduct performance evaluations. Represent the Department of Athletics, and the baseball program at specified University, department, media and community functions and events.
Qualifications Bachelor's Degree and three years of collegiate or professional baseball coaching.
Proven ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level. Ability to accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential. A demonstrated commitment to building a positive team culture. Needs to have the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and University.
Master's Degree and experience as a Division I student-athlete preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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