Reporting to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance, the Head Coach of Softball oversees the Softball program is responsible for the following duties:
Oversees softball program, creating and maintaining a culture of determination, commitment and respect.
Scouts and recruits student-athletes, to include monitoring on-campus visits of prospective students within University and NCAA guidelines.
Coaches and trains student-athletes, to include evaluating their performance in both practice and competition and provides leadership and instruction in these areas.
Develops schedules for practice and competition, to include interfacing with both Department and University administrators.
Manages clinics, exhibitions, and camps, as approved.
Plans and coordinates approved fund raising activities and operates within approved budget allocations.
Represents the Department at professional, civic, charitable and alumni events.
Monitors the conditioning and training of student-athletes, in conjunction with the Strength and Conditioning Coach and the Athletic Training Staff.
Assists with the planning and administration of the off-season training program, as required.
Participates in public relations activities, as approved, to include granting interviews with newspaper, radio and television media, attending press conferences and making public appearances.
Communicates clearly with team members regarding academics, disciplinary and personal matters, to include consulting University administrators to support students..
Assists in monitoring both class and study hall attendance.
Travels with the team and monitors and enforces behavioral conduct of student-athletes.
Monitors the condition of equipment and makes repairs or replacement, as necessary.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 5 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 3 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Experience coaching a Division I softball team
Ability to organize and supervise daily practices, weight training and conditioning workouts.
Demonstrated recruiting experience, administrative skills and knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
Internal Number: 502069
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