Head Baseball Coach The University of Akron Akron, OH
The University of Akron, a NCAA Division I (FBS) institution and member of the Mid-American Conference is currently accepting applications for the position of Head Baseball Coach. This position will recruit and coach student-athletes for the purpose of assembling a competitive and successful baseball team.
Responsibilities: •Organize and provide leadership to staff while directing the day-to-day operations of the baseball team. •Direct the day-to-day practices and activities in which team and individual skills are developed and coaching techniques are administered. •Manage the recruiting process involving the search, evaluation and recruitment of talented student-athletes. •Perform various administrative duties including managing budgets, scheduling/arranging travel, procuring umpires, enforcing University/NCAA/MAC regulations, filing compliance reports, ordering equipment and overseeing fundraising activities. •Assume game-day coaching responsibilities by implementing game plans to build a championship program and graduate student-athletes. •Provide direction and support to the program's personnel while guiding and evaluating assistant coaches. •Cultivate positive relationships with the campus and surrounding community to encourage external involvement and community pride.
Requirements: •Bachelor's degree required. •A minimum of two-years’ experience coaching college or professional baseball required. •An understanding of College recruiting procedures and the technical fundamentals and principles of baseball required. •Strong motivational and organizational skills required. •Knowledge of NCAA rules required.
For complete details and to apply visit: http://www.uakron.edu/jobs Job ID# 11012
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About The University of Akron
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.
With nearly 26,000 students and more than 300 associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctorate and law degree programs, UA offers career-focused and experiential learning that defines the polytechnic approach to education.
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