The head coach provides the vision, leadership, and strategic planning to direct and supervise all activities, including recruitment, teaching, training, and skill development of scholar-athletes in preparation for intercollegiate competitions. The head coach will support the University’s mission of providing high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities.
Evaluate and recruit athletically talented and academically qualified scholar-athletes supporting the University’s mission and philosophy and monitor, oversee, and support scholar-athlete academic success and degree progress.
Responsible for the organization and implementation of regular practice sessions and competitions in developing, instructing, and motivating scholar-athletes in fundamentals, techniques, and strategies to achieve a high-level performance individually and as a team.
Coordinate administrative operations in adhering to all athletic and University policies and protocols, documentation, travel arrangements, equipment/supplies upkeep, and orders, camp/clinic organization and implementation, and community service.
Develop, implement, and oversee the sports operating budget provided by the university.
Develop fundraising activities and events to supplement the budget needs of the program.
Responsible for demonstrating a commitment to and complying with the policies and guidelines established by the NCAA, affiliated rowing organizations, University, and Athletics Department for conducting all program activities.
Demonstrate establishing a good rapport and effective working relationship with scholar-athletes, coaches, administrators, faculty, alumni, and the general public.
Other duties assigned by the Director of Athletics.
First Aid/CPR, and anyone born on or after January 1, 1988, is required to either have successfully completed a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved boating education course or have passed an equivalent course or temporary certificate examination. Additionally, they must have in their possession a boating education ID card and a photo identification card before operating a vessel with a motor of ten horsepower or more in Florida.
Previous collegiate varsity or club rowing experience as a coach or athlete.
Minimum 5-8 years of experience required in the area of expertise.
Florida Tech is a national, private, not-for-profit, technological, coeducational, doctoral-granting, research-intensive university. It is primarily residential, though it offers select degrees online and at off-campus learning locations throughout Florida, as well as in Alabama, Maryland and Virginia.
Florida Tech offers more than 200 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as associate and certificate programs. More than 65,000 students from more than 120 countries have earned degrees from Florida Tech. Notable alumni include five Space Shuttle astronauts, the first female four-star general in U.S. military history, a two-time major league World Series-winning pitcher, and a National Teacher of the Year.
Florida Tech is a member of NCAA Division II sponsoring (12) intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports and (1) Coed team. The Panthers are members of the prestigious Sunshine State Conference.
Florida Institute of Technology’s mission is to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities. The ...university also seeks to expand knowledge through basic and applied research and to serve the diverse economic, cultural, and societal needs of our local, state, national and international constituencies.