The Head Women’s Softball Coach will administer and direct all aspects of the Radford University women’s softball program in accordance with university, NCAA and Big South Conference by-laws and guidelines. The Head Coach will be responsible for the recruitment and retention of student-athletes with high academic and physical standards; will recruit, supervise and evaluate a quality coaching staff; recommend prospective student-athletes for athletic grant-in-aid scholarships; assist the university administration in monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes to facilitate pursuit of a degree; supervise or delegate the responsibility of all game, scrimmage and practice activities, as well as team travel; apply disciplinary actions fairly and in accordance with team rules and university regulations; manage the program budget responsibly; represent the university and its women’s softball program by soliciting and encouraging contributions to, and support for, the university’s intercollegiate program, and foster good relations with fans, donors and the local community.
An advanced degree in a related field or equivalent education, training and work experience. An accomplished coaching background in collegiate softball; knowledge of NCAA recruiting and compliance procedures; excellent communication skills; strong organizational and leadership skills, and a proven ability to recruit and develop quality student-athletes are required. Impeccable personal and professional integrity is essential.
Internal Number: AP00206P
About Radford University
Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 10,695 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The University offers 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 28 master’s programs in 23 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 14 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master’s certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 300 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engag...ement, leadership development and community service. In addition to robust academic offerings and engaging student experiences on the main campus located in Radford, Virginia, Radford University also offers a clinical based educational experience for more than 1,000 students living and learning in Roanoke, Virginia as part of Radford University Carilion, a public-private partnership focused on the cutting-edge delivery of health sciences programming, outreach and service.
Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.