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, Sport Supervisor 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 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 Associate AD, ICA Compliance Coordinator, Coordinator for Student-Athlete Success 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 Athletic 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; including admissions, financial aid, registration and academic performance data. All such data are treated as confidential in accordance with federal, state and university regulations. The Assistant Coach updates and maintains information on Compliance Assistant program, Salesforce, Workday, and the ACS Athletics program.
A Bachelor's degree in any discipline is required.
Master's degree in Sport Management is preferred.
1-3 years of experience.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook is required.
Adept at written and oral communication.
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. Barry University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.
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.