The Assistant Coach, Softball is primarily responsible for teaching and training of technical information related to the performance of the sport, instruction related to technique of the sport, student-athlete conditioning, and tutoring regarding practice methods and imparting strategies for competing. The Assistant Coach will assist with recruitment and retention of student-athletes, public relations, program promotion and program administration. Higher level assistant coaches may advise student-athletes regarding athletic, academic and social issues and assist the Head coach in management duties such as guiding junior coaches, budgeting, and logistical coordination.
The University of Nevada, Reno, has a student body of approximately 21,000. Nevada is a member of the Mountain West Conference and sponsors 16 intercollegiate sports featuring more than 400 student-athletes. The University is situated in Reno, a metropolitan area of 350,000, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The city is conveniently located 38 miles from Lake Tahoe, a world-class skiing area with limitless summer and winter recreational opportunities. Sacramento and San Francisco are, respectively, two and four hour drives away.
Master’s Degree with one year of related work experience; Or Bachelor’s Degree with two years of related work experience.
Must have team coaching experience (note: some positions may require team coaching experience at an NCAA I, II, III, NAIA, Junior College or high school level)
Schedule or Travel Requirements
Variable work schedule and occasional travel
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.
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About University of Nevada, Reno
The University of Nevada has been perennially ranked in the top 10 in the nation in the Gender Equity Scorecard, including best in the country for its commitment to gender equity in 2006 and 2007. The University has also been recognized as a Diversity in Athletics award winner by the Laboratory for Diversity in Sport at Texas A&M University. The Wolf Pack has participated in successful legislative lobbying for gender equity funding and private fundraising to add three women's sports. Nevada added women's golf in 1998 and women's soccer in 2000, while the University also brought back its women's softball program in 2003 after a 14-year hiatus.
A total of 116 Wolf Pack student-athletes earned academic all-conference distinction from the Mountain West during the 2013-14 season. Nevada’s volleyball team holds a near perfect four-year APR of 989. The program has made five NCAA Championship appearances, most recently in 2005.
The University of Nevada, Reno has a growing and increasingly diverse student enrollment of approximately 20,000 including over 2,800 graduate students. The university has been recognized as a Tier I Institution by US News and World Report. Located in the pic...turesque base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the University is a 45 minute drive from Lake Tahoe and four hours from San Francisco and the Napa-Sonoma wine country. The Pacific Crest Trail is nearby for hiking and biking, while fantastic ski areas abound. The city offers an excellent living environment, due to its mountains, short commutes, growing arts community, increasing international flavor, and strong academic ties through the presence of Nevada’s oldest University. Nevada has no state income tax, and Reno has a comparatively low property tax. The University offers excellent benefits, including faculty tuition benefits for university employees and their dependents.