The Assistant Softball Coach’s primary responsibility is the coaching and instruction of the sport of Softball. Approximately 60% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is dedicated to the instruction of Softball through on-field training and classroom training through use of video and other teaching techniques. Approximately 40% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is recruiting and other administrative duties. 1. Assist in the coaching and instruction of the student-athletes in proper techniques and decision-making in the sport of Softball. Primary responsibility will be the development of the pitching staff. 2. Perform routine daily responsibilities related to the operation of the sports program. Work could include computer data-entry, routine record keeping and compliance logs required the NCAA. 3. Recruit acceptable student-athletes for the UNF athletic program. Use abilities to identify student-athletes, which are athletically and academically prepared for programs at UNF. 4. Perform other duties as prescribed by head coach. Could include clinic participation; scheduling; coordinating travel arrangement; oversee equipment needs; overseeing team manager or other related functions. 5. Adheres to all institution, conference and NCAA rules and regulations. 6. Reports all known NCAA violations in accordance with institutional, conference and NCAA policies and guidelines.
A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of experience directly related to the job functions.
Coaching experience at the Division I level is preferred along with collegiate playing experience. Pitching experience is preferred.
Internal Number: B06832
About University of North Florida
The University of North Florida serves as one of 11 public universities in Florida. UNF opened in 1972 and began admitting freshmen in 1984. The UNF Department of Athletics believes in total commitment to improving the lives of its student-athletes. All decisions are based on the idea that our athletes, who are the leaders of tomorrow, are students first. The commitment is providing student-athletes with the assistance necessary to balance athletic and academic participation. The University enrolls approximately 17,000 students and is located in Jacksonville, a major metropolitan center of Northeast Florida. The University of North Florida competes in the Atlantic Sun Conference and sponsors 19 Division I intercollegiate athletic sports which include baseball, basketball (m&w), cross country (m&w), golf (m&w), sand volleyball (w), soccer (m&w), softball, swimming and diving (w), tennis (m&w), indoor track (m&w) and outdoor track (m&w) and women's volleyball.