The Department of Athletics' primary mission is to develop and maintain a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes. The Department of Athletics is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) and the NCAA Division II. The athletics program plays a supporting role in the higher education mission, enhancing a sense of community, strengthening the identity and playing a prominent role in enrollment management of the University. The Department of Athletics is committed to equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and staff, including women and minorities.
This full-time, twelve-month position provides a head coach for the women's volleyball program in athletics. This position will provide overall organization and management of the volleyball program. The position will direct and be responsible for all areas of the volleyball program, including: coaching, practices & workouts, recruiting, scouting, scheduling, coordinating travel, planning and monitoring the volleyball budget, monitoring player academics, organizing and managing summer camps, monitoring NCAA compliance, promoting the volleyball program, developing fund raising opportunities for the volleyball program and other duties assigned by the director of athletics.
Coach student athletes including coaching at all team practices and scheduled game/competitions. Develop game preparation and strategy. Condition and train athletes in order to develop skill, character and teamwork in volleyball.
Recruit prospective student athletes.
Monitor player academics including student welfare and encouraging academic excellence
Manage the volleyball program by planning and coordinating all practices, workouts and competitions; ensuring that all University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations are followed including student-athlete eligibility, recruiting, financial aid, scheduling and academic progress; managing the program's operating budget through procurement request and travel reimbursements; supervising assistant volleyball coaches; and developing and implementing fund raising programs to supplement operating funds.
Participate in marketing and promotional programs that enhance the volleyball and athletic programs at the University.
Organize and conduct camps; serve on committees that promote the success of the program and athletics; establish and maintain community contacts that enhance the success of the program.
Other duties as assigned by the director of athletics
Bachelors Degree from an accredited 4-year institution
5 years of successful coaching in the sport of volleyball at the club level or higher
Successful experience coaching at the collegiate level in volleyball
Previous experience recruiting for NCAA qualified student athletes
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations
About Colorado State University-Pueblo
CSU-Pueblo is a regional, comprehensive university. The 275-acre campus, which overlooks the Front Range of south-central Colorado, is located in Pueblo, approximately 100 miles south of Denver in one of the more culturally dynamic regions of the country. Pueblo is proud of its ethnically and culturally diverse populations of over 100,000 people. The University is dedicated to having a multi-cultural campus and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution. The University enrolls more than 4,000 students in twenty-seven undergraduate programs with approximately 510 full-time faculty and staff. The University is committed to diversity, and has made educational equity for students one of its highest priorities. With the endorsement of campus, community, system and government constituencies, the University has enthusiastically embarked on a strategic plan to enhance admissions standards, increase program offerings, and improve academic services, including the teaching/ learning process. The Pueblo community offers a major arts center, several golf courses, Lake Pueblo - a large reservoir for sailing and boating - and a 20.5 mile long nature trail for hikers and cyclists. The city is... within a short drive of the Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range, allowing for hiking, mountain climbing, fishing, camping, and skiing.
The Department of Athletics primary mission is to develop and maintain a top-quality Division II intercollegiate athletics program that is committed to providing a positive and fulfilling academic and athletic experience for all student-athletes with priority given to their physical, emotional and social well-being. The Department of Athletics is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC), and is governed nationally by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The athletics program plays a supporting role in higher education mission, enhancing a sense of community, strengthening the identity of the University and playing a prominent role in enrollment management. The athletics program represents honor and dignity of fair play and the highest standards associated with rules compliance and amateurism. The Department of Athletics also recognizes the value of equitable opportunities for all student-athletes and staff, including women and minorities. The program, as a whole, creates excitement and enrichment of life for both the campus community and the community at large through the medium of competitive athletic contest.