Calvin College is seeking a head Baseball Coach. This position is responsible for directing, leading and mentoring men’s baseball in a variety of activities related to the successful operation of the athletic team and program and contributing to the athletic department in a secondary role. This requires an understanding and commitment to the reformed mission of Calvin College, the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends, and an ability to work with students, parents, coaches, faculty, staff, administrators, and outside contacts.
This coach will also assume and successfully perform a secondary role in the Athletic/Kinesiology Department. The role will be selected based on qualifications and department needs. The role will constitute approximately 30% or 17% of their overall work, depending on the appointment designation. The role is not limited to but may include the following: Teaching college courses in the Kinesiology Department; Managing equipment and/or facilities for the Athletic Department; Supervising athletic events; Coordinating with other college divisions; Working with video/technology needs of department; Administrating intramural or other department programs
Ability to recruit student-athletes within the philosophy, rules and guidelines of Calvin College, MIAA, and the NCAA.
Understanding and knowledge of sport specific skills and exercises to create conditioning programs that reflect the philosophy and guidelines of the college
Rules and guidelines that apply to baseball
Strong interpersonal skills
Demonstrates independent judgment
Ability to plan and organize own work, referring questionable situations to the Director of Athletics and/or the Senior Associate AD as deemed necessary
Must be able to maintain confidentiality
Accept constructive criticism and demonstrate evidence professional growth
Ability to work as a team player, supporting the goals and missions of Calvin Athletics and Calvin College while maintaining a professional image on and off the field
About Calvin College
Calvin is a school with a big mission: equipping students to be agents of renewal, ready to step into the public square and renew all things for the glory of Christ. We believe that every student has something to offer the world; every student has something that God is calling him or her to do. Calvin’s job is to partner with each student to discover what that is and then help them develop the skills they'll need to gain that success. In order to achieve this, we’ve charted out a strategic plan that’s defined by three words: strengthen, support, and secure.