Salary offers are made based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: JR00079287
The Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Fencing is responsible for assisting the Head Fencing Coach in the administration of the Foil Fencing programs. This includes, but is not limited to, an extensive number of administrative duties and advising of student athletes off the strips. Receives direct administrative supervision and guidance from the Head Coach for Fencing.
Coach and teach sport specific skills and strategies to current student-athletes at practice and completion, including preparation for said practice and competition, educate team members on proper training techniques, exercises, and any sport specific needs. Prepare and execute practice and competition plans. Provide instruction and advice before, during and after competition in both group and individual settings.
Effectively work with staff members in the areas of compliance, student development, external operations, facilities/operations, equipment operations, internal operations, and athletic development. Comply with all NCAA, Ivy League, University, and divisional rules and policies. Assist in organizing team and coach travel, compliance paperwork, and other administrative responsibilities.
Serve as role-model and adviser for student-athletes in a general capacity. Connect student athletes to necessary resources within and outside of Penn Athletics as needed. Provide support system to all student-athletes on the team.
Assist the head coach in building strong relationships with alumni, fans, campus partners and the broader community.
Bachelor’s Degree plus 2-3 years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (3 to 5 years of experience preferred).
Foil coaching experience required.
Experience working with college athletics or professional sports department preferred; knowledge of NCAA regulations a plus.
Excellent customer service skills; strong organizational skills.
A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.
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