The MCLA (Mass. College of Liberal Arts) ice hockey program is seeking a highly motivated and experienced assistant coach. The assistant coach will work closely with the head coach in all aspects of the program, including practice planning and implementation, game preparation, scouting, recruiting, and player development.
Assist the head coach in all aspects of the program Plan and implement effective and challenging practices Assist with game preparation, including scouting opponents, video breakdown, and developing game plans Assist with recruiting efforts, including identifying and evaluating potential student-athletes Monitor and support the academic progress and well-being of student-athletes Assist with the organization and execution of team events and community service initiatives Other duties as assigned by the head coach
Bachelor's degree required at time of application
Minimum of 2-3 years coaching or playing experience at either ACHA or NCAA
Strong knowledge of NCAA Division III men's ice hockey rules and regulations
Excellent organizational and communication skills
Ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes
Commitment to the academic and personal success of student-athletes
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
At MCLA, we're here for all - and focused on each - of our students. As a 2021 Top Ten Public Liberal Arts College, classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives. Nearly 93% of our graduates land competitive jobs or are accepted by some of the best grad schools in the country. We engage in the most nationally relevant conversations by hosting some of the most celebrated thinkers and speakers on our campus in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, an area known for its mountain ranges, hiking trails, and panoramic views. Our home town of North Adams is brimming with creative energy and the regional economy is booming as a result. In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate you as an individual, a leader, and a communicator, fully empowered to make your impression on the world.