The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Assistant Field Hockey Coach is to provide assistance with a quality varsity program which will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program.
Reporting to the Head Coach of Field Hockey, the responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I Field Hockey team including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development.
Assist in overall program planning and organization.
Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on national and regional levels.
Adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
Successful background in field hockey, preferably at the collegiate level.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Excellent computer skills.
Successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within four months of hire.
First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire.
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Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
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