Head Coach – Men’s Golf (Job Code 9791) This position has the primary responsibility of directing and coaching the nationally competitive Men’s Golf Program in the NCAA and the Big Ten Conference. The position reports to the Deputy Athletic Director. Duties: Coaching (60%) •Selection, supervision, and coaching of the team toward athletic excellence and a positive quality experience. •Recommendation, supervision and evaluation of the Men’s Golf coaching staff. •Development, communications and execution of plans for the season, including competitive schedules, practice schedules and training and conditioning programs. •Planning, organizing, conducting of practice and effectively manage team dynamics •Assisting in monitoring the academic performance and the physical development of student athletes. •Working with academic counselors, athletic trainers, and the strength and conditioning coach to help student athletes achieve full potential in each area. Recruitment (20%) •Organization and implementation of assessment, identification and recruitment of qualified student-athletes; demonstrate commitment to recruitment of students of color. Budget (10%) •Preparation of budget recommendations and management of budget. •Assistance in the preparation of travel arrangements, equipment orders, and awards for golf in conjunction with other department personnel. Administration (10%) •Assistance with special events and tournaments, planning and conducting of clinics, seminars, and outreach to public service. •Establishment and maintenance of effective relationships within the athletics department, the University, community, booster club, alumni, high school coaches, media and the general public. •Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of the department, the University, the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
Required: • Bachelor’s degree • Three (3) years of golf coaching/teaching experience • Demonstrated knowledge of strategies, tactics and the teaching of high level golf skills required for collegiate golf • Demonstrated experience recruiting and working with highly skilled golfers at the collegiate level, or with national/regional golf programs • Demonstrated ability to cultivate support in the broader local and regional golf community
Preferred: • Coaching Experience and progression within college golf (further preference given to current college coaching) • Demonstrated recruiting success in a successful collegiate program • Demonstrated knowledge of coaching and developing student-athletes • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of academic performance of prospective and current student-athletes • NCAA post season experience at the D1 level
About University of Minnesota
Gopher Athletics offers 25 NCAA sponsored Division I sports and participates in the Big Ten and WCHA conferences. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced and innovation is encouraged.The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).Background Check InformationAny offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.