Provide instruction, training and motivation to prepare student-athletes for practices, game or competitive events. Demonstrate/instruct student athletes on softball performance principles, game strategies and safety rules. Provide softball program management support to the head coach. Evaluate student-athletes’ strengths and weaknesses as possible recruit or to improve the current student athletes’ technique to prepare them for competition. Serve as mentor to student-athletes with academic and personal issues.
Knowledge of sport-specific fundamentals, techniques and safety rules & regulations. Ability to analyze, interpret, communicate, and adhere to University, Big Ten Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, rules and regulations. Excellent communication (oral & written), planning, organizational, interpersonal, interviewing, strength training and counseling skills. Ability to recruit on a national level, instructs and motivates student-athletes on sport fundamentals, techniques and safety rules and regulations, and provides academic and personal mentoring. Ability to influence and build positive relationships among diverse individuals including student-athletes, parents, coaches, media, faculty, staff, students and general public. Must be able to foster a participative management style to successfully guide the work of others. Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology impacting sport. Personal computer and related software skills, e.g., work processing, spread sheets, data query, internet, etc., necessary.
Bachelor’s degree required. Two years coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level or above required.
About Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics
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FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime).
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