Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Head Field Hockey Coach. The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will oversee all aspects of an established collegiate field hockey program, including, but not limited to, assisting with the recruiting plan for the program in compliance with NCAA and ECAC rules and regulations, assisting with practice and game plan development, monitoring academic progress toward degree for student-athletes, budgeting, scheduling, supporting the head coach in day-to-day duties and team operations, assisting student-athletes and coaches with community service projects, and other duties as assigned. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by the NCAA, ECAC and Belmont Abbey College.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a vision in the recruitment of student-athletes who fit well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college which views sport as a means of developing virtue. The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree, four years of collegiate playing experience and a minimum of one year coaching experience at the collegiate level. In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae. To be considered for this position, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcript, statement of understanding of the College’s mission, and contact information for at least three references with the online application. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.
About Belmont Abbey College
Belmont Abbey College is an extraordinary Catholic, Benedictine and Liberal Arts institution rated among the top ten regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1876, its mission is to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences so that in all things God may be glorified. In this endeavor, we are guided by the Catholic intellectual tradition and the Benedictine spirit of prayer and learning. Exemplifying Benedictine hospitality, we welcome a diverse body of students and provide them with an education that will enable them to lead lives of integrity, to succeed professionally, to become responsible citizens, and to be a blessing to themselves and to others. The beautiful and historic campus is conveniently located just five miles west of Charlotte, N.C.