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.
This is an 11-month position. August 1st thru June 30th
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. Works closely with Sport Performance, Marketing, Development and Athletic Communications.
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.
The Assistant Coach is constantly aware and concerned with his/her student-athletes’ mental and physical well-being. Maintains good rapport with high school and youth coaches. Exercises a high level of public contact on both the local, state and national level through games, recruiting, camps, clinics and development programs. Remains accountable for his/her actions.
This position receives work assignments primarily from the supervisor/manager.
Supervises work of others, including planning, assigning and scheduling work, reviewing work and ensuring quality standards, training staff and overseeing their productivity. May offer recommendations for hiring, termination and pay adjustments, but does not have responsibility for making these decisions.
The sport program acknowledges wholesome and clean competition, comradeship among participants, good sportsmanship and equality of opportunity exclusive of one’s sex, race, and religious affiliation. A caring environment is provided by assuming the academic, physical, emotional well-being of our student-athletes through the leadership provided by a well-qualified teaching/professional staff, academic support services, comprehensive health care and coverage, and safe playing and practice conditions.
Bachelor's degree is required in any field of study.
Master's degree is preferred in Sport Management or equivalent.
A valid driver's license is required.
1-3 years of work related experience is required.
Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft office suite required.
Intermediate written and oral communication skills required.
Please apply at - http://www.barry.edu/jobs/
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: 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.