Piedmont College invites applicants for the full time position with benefits of Assistant Coach, Softball. Summary Description: Roles and Responsibilities •Organizing and implementing pitching workouts •Planning and implementing conditioning and strength training •Helping plan and organize team practices •Recruiting prospective student-athletes based on NCAA rules and regulations •Planning and giving prospective student-athlete campus tours •Organizing and keeping track of equipment inventory •Monitoring student athletes grades •Head JV coach •Handle Varsity and JV scheduling. •Planning and organizing team camps.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort •Required to be able to throw front toss and hit fly balls and ground balls. •Provide quality pitching instruction. •Required to drive for recruiting purposes. •Successfully show proper mechanics of pitching while instructing the athlete. •This position entails the candidate to work 40+ hours a week.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Be able to implement quality bullpen workouts for each pitcher.
Be able to provide adequate drills and instruction for each pitcher to improve their speed, spin, location, movement, and leg drive.
Provide athletes with clear expectations of their role as a pitcher.
Be reliable and loyal to the program.
Be punctual and dependable.
Use computer skills to type charts and scouting reports
Interact with other coaches and prospective student athletes to advertise Piedmont College.
Candidate must be knowledgeable in all aspects of pitching.
Required to plan and implement pitching workouts based on each individual pitcher’s needs.
About Piedmont College Founded in 1897, Piedmont College is a comprehensive liberal arts institution and also offers a variety of career-oriented majors, including education, business and nursing. Total enrollment is approximately 2,800 students on campuses in Demorest and Athens, GA .The Demorest campus is a traditional residential campus located in rural Habersham County, and the Athens campus is designed for commuting students and is located near downtown Athens. Both campuses offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, including education specialist programs and an education doctoral program.Piedmont College educates students to become successful and responsible citizens through rigorous academic instruction in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. The College provides educational opportunities through a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The institution emphasizes critical thinking, high ethical standards, and respect for diversity.