Barry University, Intercollegiate Athletics department is currently seeking an Assistant Coach. The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting in the direction of all phases of a nationally competitive athletic program in accordance with Barry University, the Sunshine State Conference, and NCAA DII regulations. Responsible for supporting the Head Coach by providing individual instruction/ teaching of said sport. Also, coordinates community involvement, completing/submitting administrative compliance documents and other duties assigned by Head Coach or Athletic Director.
Organizes, supervises and conducts teaching sessions:
Assists the head coach with instructing/ teaching student-athletes in the rules, regulations, and techniques of the sport.
Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach.
Assists the head coach with supervising student-athletes during practices and competition.
Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury
Teaches assigned fundamentals and skills during practice and games.
Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of students.
Models professional behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
Establishes and maintains an organized recruiting system
Recruits academically qualified student-athletes who form a competitive squad and meet established academic goals and objectives of the department
Participates in community service activities.
Interacts with the Sr. Associate AD, ICA Compliance
Coordinator and Faculty Athletic Representative on all matters pertaining to eligibility.
Performs administrative functions in support of the Intercollegiate Athletic program:
Cooperates with the athletic administration in the implementation of department policies
Assists in the direction of the program within the scope of the Intercollegiate Athletics Program
Maintains a representative level of performance in the conference that satisfies departmental goals and objectives.
Consults with the Assistant Director of Compliance concerning institutional, conference and NCAA regulations that will directly affect the program
Maintains adequate records.
Assists in Management of his/her budget and assists in developing fund raising efforts for his/her sport
Manages student data: Admissions Financial aid Registration Academic performance data
All such data are treated as confidential in accordance with federal, state and university regulations
Updates and maintains information on Compliance Assistant program, Salesforce, Workday, and the ACS Athletics program
Is constantly aware and concerned with his/her student-athletes’ mental and physical well-being.
Maintains good rapport with high school and youth coaches.
Exercises a high level of public contact on both the local, state and national level through games, recruiting, camps, clinics and development programs.
Remains accountable for his/her actions.
Bachelor’s Degree in any field required. Master’s Degree in Sport Management preferred or Equivalent preferred.
1-3 years of related experience
General Knowledge to identify, scrutinize, improve, and streamline work processes
Must be comfortable with executing paperwork for projects
Must have general knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
Must be technically proficient in all Office Equipment
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: Barry University offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees that includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement, tuition assistance, paid time off and work/life balance initiatives such as wellness programs, spirituality in the workplace, and training and development.
About Barry University Athletics
Barry University is a private Catholic institution with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition. In 2010, Barry University was named one of the “Top 50 non-profits to work for.” With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral programs, populated by people of all ages, cultures, faiths, and perspectives, Barry University provides a nurturing environment built on strong values and mutual respect.