The Head Men’s & Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for the implementation of a competitive men’s & women’s volleyball program including coaching, recruiting, and retention of student-athletes. This role will be responsible for coaching, recruiting, fundraising, training, supervising, and retention of student-athletes. The Head Men’s & Women’s Volleyball Coach will be required to uphold compliance with all Institutional policies. Will report directly to the Director of Athletics.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Recruit student-athletes according to Admissions procedures.
Responsible for the supervision of all team practices, contests, and off-season programs.
Schedule all games and practices.
Responsible for the program’s annual budgets.
Collaborate with other staff on-campus to ensure the student-athlete is provided with services to succeed academically and professionally.
Prepares game practices, travel plans, and training sessions.
Ensure all student-athletes succeed academically, athletically, and leaderly.
Participate in community activities to promote the student-athletes, team, and department.
Adhere to rules set forth by the Institution, USCAA, and NAIA.
Execute community service activities as required by NAIA Champions of Character.
Develop and implement fundraising activities and strategies to enhance and grow revenue for the program and the athletic department.
Maintain scholarship requirements based on SMWC and NAIA requirements.
Perform other related duties and tasks as appropriately assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Demonstrated abilities to work effectively in a small college setting and ability to balance student-athlete needs within a student development perspective.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University
Master’s degree from an accredited college or university preferred
3+ years of relative head coaching experience at a USCAA, NAIA, or NCAA Institution preferred
2+ years of sport-related head coaching experience
Working knowledge of USCAA and NAIA rules and regulations
Working knowledge of Microsoft Suites
AED/CPR/First Aid certification
Valid Driver’s License/State ID
About Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is a Catholic, private liberal arts college in Indiana where women and men are empowered to meld intellect and spirituality, direct ambition, attain goals and stretch beyond the imagination.
SMWC Athletics encourages student-athletes to develop their skills and themselves to maximize potential and benefit from the experiences of perseverance, competition, sacrifice, and teamwork. Athletics is an integral complement to the principal mission of the College, and our department strives to provide equitable athletic experiences. Our goal is to use intercollegiate athletic competition as a vehicle to cultivate leaders who will affect change in their ventures beyond SMWC. Athletics equally contributes to the college through athletic and academic achievement, generating visibility, promoting institutional pride, and enhancing campus life, and serves as a connection with alumni and fans.
At SMWC, athletics integrates with the academic experience by providing student-athletes the opportunity to succeed at the most elevated level in academics and National Intercollegiate Athletic Association (NAIA) intercollegiate competition. Our Athletic department dev...elops a more engaging campus experience for the unified community, inspiring a shared allegiance and a lifelong commitment to the College, connecting the College’s generations and extended community by building spirit, enthusiasm, and pride in athletic successes. Our continuous efforts to bring positive visibility to the College by highlighting the academic and athletic values of the institution is unprecedented.