Direct all facets of Eckerd College's NCAA Division II men's and women's golf programs through planning and implementing all training and conditioning of student-athletes, coaching, recruiting, promotions and alumni relations, assuring academic progress, budget preparation, administration management, and scheduling.
Essential Functions (additional non-essential duties may be assigned)
Manage daily operations of the men's and women's golf programs including planning and conducting practice/training sessions, leading the team in tournaments, and developing players both on and off the course. Organize and coordinate all recruitment of potential student-athletes in cooperation with admissions and within NCAA guidelines. Monitor the academic progress of each golf student-athlete and provide assistance and tutoring when needed. Hire and supervise assistant coach and volunteer assistants. Develop, implement, and maintain team policies and procedures. Schedule allowable number of non-conference contests, work with SSC on conference contests. Manage the program budget, purchase all necessary equipment and uniforms. Oversee arrangements for tournaments including travel, lodging, meals, and student-athlete supervision and responsibilities. Plan and execute program outreach efforts with campus community, program alumni and families, and local community. Assist the Director of Athletics in fundraising efforts, development of the Triton Club annual fund, Matthew T. McDermott Annual Golf Tournament and the annual athletics dinner auction.
Located on 188 acres of waterfront property in St. Petersburg, Florida, Eckerd College is a pioneer of innovation—developing programs that have been adopted nationwide and earning the College an international reputation for academic excellence. A private, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA), Eckerd College has a diverse student body with 1,970 students from 45 states and 40 countries and is one of only 40 schools listed in Loren Pope’s book Colleges That Change Lives. In 2003, Eckerd became one of the youngest colleges to receive a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. In addition, Eckerd’s Leadership Development Institute, Academy of Senior Professionals and offerings through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute identify the College as a national leader in continuing education. Every year, students and faculty travel outside the U.S. to some 40 countries for research and cultural learning. We endeavor to think outside the conventional questions, methods and solutions, seeking to build a better world.