Job Category: Athletic Staff Coach/Trainer Position Title: Assistant Rowing Coach (10 month position with 12 month benefits) Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Division: Athletics Department: Men's Rowing
Department Statement: Colgate University invites applications for an Assistant Men's Rowing Coach. Colgate boasts 25 Division I teams and a tradition of excellence that inspires our student-athletes to high achievement on and off the playing fields.
Accountabilities Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within assigned Men's Rowing area. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
Adherence to Head Coach's philosophy
Program operations and administration as designated by head coach
Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include:
Monitor student-athlete academic progress and well-being
Ensure student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities
Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation. These will include:
Use of appropriate video-editing software
Coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies
Coordination of team film sessions
Development of scouting reports
Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy.
Exercise independent judgement regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes
Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit
Decision-making authority in the allocation of scholarship allocations (as applicable)
Attract and evaluate prospective student athletes
Monitor prospective student-athlete academic progress and well-being
Develop and maintain relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents
Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
Successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam
Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings
Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs
Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:
Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community
Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present. Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching. Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program. Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff. Assistant Coach has independent discretion on all hiring and termination of student employees and part-time casual wage staff. Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes. Adherence to the PERA Core Values
Lead with integrity
We are educators
Strive for excellence
Professional Experience/ Qualifications
Candidates must possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal), computer skills and a working knowledge and commitment to all University, League, and NCAA regulations.
Demonstrated strong leadership expertise, and the ability to recruit talented student athletes.
A valid and current CPR and First Aid certification is needed.
A current valid driver's license, in accordance with the University's Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.
Previous rowing or college coaching experience is preferred.
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree is required.
A Master's degree is preferred.
This position is a 10-month appointment with full health and retirement benefits for 12 months.
Travel is expected to be between 40 – 55%.
Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules. Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA or conference rules of which he or she is aware.