BASIC FUNCTION: This position is responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of a NCAA Division I Golf program. This includes promoting the philosophy and objectives of Hofstra University and its Athletic Department. This position will embrace the Athletics Department strategic plan and execute it with unmitigated resolve, while being compliant with all NCAA and CAA rules and regulations.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identifying, recruiting, retention, and development of quality student-athletes and the overall success of the golf program.
Adheres to and enforces all policies and procedures of Hofstra University and the Athletic Department, as well as the rules and regulations of the Colonial Athletic Association and the NCAA.
Arrange team practice and competitive tournament schedule.
Exhibit strength in teaching and coaching all technical aspects of the game.
Monitors the eligibility status and coordinate with academic advisors to monitor study hall.
Attend regularly scheduled staff and rules education meeting as necessary.
Manage the team budget including, recruiting, equipment, travel, uniforms and supplies.
Responsible for Sport specific and program wide fundraising initiatives.
Recommends all financial aid, National Letters of Intent and renewal/non-renewal of aid. All documentation of non-renewal of disciplinary suspensions is the responsibility of the head coach.
Participate in sport and departmental wide community service and fundraising initiatives.
Position requires working weekends and holidays as needed.
Bachelor’s degree is required
4+ years of experience in coaching golf at the intercollegiate level.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Management and organizational skills are required.