The Head Baseball Coach serves as the chief administrator for the Lincoln University baseball program. They are also responsible for the administration of all baseball activities ensuring the University maintains compliance with all federal, state, and institutional guidelines and policies. Oversees practice/training sessions, mental/skill development of student-athletes/match day activities. Collaborates with administration to promote fiscal responsibility crafting and monitoring budget including team/staff travel, equipment, recruiting, foundation account, and scholarship expenditures. Coordinates scheduling and summer camps. Collaborates with administration, fundraise to augment program budget. Maintains minimum roster of forty-five players. Ensures atmosphere of compliance, student-athlete wellbeing, academic progress towards graduation, diversity, equity & inclusion, and championship culture. Conducts internal/external engagement, i.e., phone, email, mailing, zoom with various constituent groups including, but not limited to faculty, staff, students, university personnel, donors, alumni, and fans. Collaborates extensively with other departments on campus including but not limited to Student Affairs, Provost/Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Advancement, and Student Success. Travels as required due to position's responsibilities. Other duties as assigned by the VP of Athletics.
Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education or related field from accredited institution required. Master's Degree preferred.
Five years' experience with baseball skills and instruction
On year of coaching experience with Division I or II preferred
One year experience in recruiting highly motivated and qualified student-athletes required
Current certification in first aid, CPR and AED.
Will have to pass NCAA mandatory coaches certification courses as assigned by Compliance Office
Lincoln University is located in Jefferson City, MO. A NCAA Division II institution and a member of the Mid America Intercollegiate Athletic Association and transitioning to the Great Lakes Valley Athletic Conference in July 2024.