ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Implements coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student athletes’ skills and teamwork; analyzes performance of team and adjusts strategies as needed; evaluates opponents and develops game strategies; plans and conducts practices and other activities in preparation for competition; manages camps and clinics, if applicable.
Prepares team travel including payment of vendors; monitors expenditures to ensure that they adhere to proscribed limitations; ensures that all expenditures are properly documented and in compliance with university and NCAA regulations; prepares expenditure reports as directed.
Conducts promotional activities for fundraising, recruitment, public relations, and other marketing activities; attends promotional events, community activities, and fundraisers; prepares promotional materials for distribution; prepares and delivers speeches and presentations at local community groups, fundraisers, athlete events, etc.
Assists with the administration of policies and procedures with respect to academic expectations for team members; communicates with academic advising staff regarding athletic academic performance; meets with athletes to review course load issues, degree requirements, course selections, etc.; counsels athletes on performance issues, study skills, and techniques for academic success.
Identifies and develops team strategy for recruitment; analyzes team needs to focus recruitment efforts; creates promotional strategy for contacting and recruiting prospective student athletes; develops promotional correspondence and materials for distribution to prospective recruits; conducts recruiting trips and activities in accordance with developed recruitment strategy; formulates recommendations concerning the award of athletic aid to targeted recruits.
Oversees assigned course loads; compiles lesson plans and related course materials; receives and responds to student inquiries; provides instruction to students in applicable subject matter; reviews student performance to determine appropriate grade or credit.
Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Videotapes practices, games, and strength training sessions as directed.
Manages equipment inventory and related duties as directed.
Drives passenger vans as required.
Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
Performs any and all other related duties as assigned or directed in order to promote, further, and ensure the effective and efficient operation of YSU.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
REPORTS TO: Head Coach
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSURES: Annual proficiency in NCAA Certification to Recruit; CPR/AED and First Aid upon hire
Minimum: At least a bachelor’s degree and two years of volleyball coaching experience at the collegiate, high school, or club level; or at least a bachelor’s degree and two years of collegiate or professional playing experience. Demonstrated experience in training and instructing athletes; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; travel and non-traditional hours; valid driver’s license. Strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Preferred: Division I or II women’s volleyball coaching and recruiting experience.
About Youngstown State University
Youngstown State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, age, religion or veteran/military status in its programs and activities.