The Head Women’s Field Hockey Coach manages all aspects of the Women’s Field Hockey program with emphasis on recruiting, enrolling, educating, retaining, and graduating highly-qualified student-athletes. The Head Women’s Field Hockey Coach creates a positive, winning culture and an exceptional student-athlete experience; and ensures that the New England College Women’s Field Hockey program is administered with full commitment to compliance with regard to all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Administers and develops all aspects of the NCAA Division III Women’s Field Hockey program;
Successfully recruits highly-qualified student athletes on a national level who possess academic achievement, character, and athletic skill;
Ensures a highly-competitive team with a full roster on an annual basis;
Mentors and leads student-athletes to augment and sustain retention rates;
Creates an appropriate academic culture for team members and provides adequate academic monitoring, support and counseling for student-athletes;
Manages the Women’s Field Hockey budget while exercising full fiscal responsibility;
Generates annual fundraising revenue to supplement additional program needs;
Successfully and strategically creates a well-balanced, challenging game schedule;
Coordinates and oversees all team travel and recruiting trips;
Plans and executes practice sessions that challenge student-athletes and develop their skills and team play;
Organizes and teaches individual skill instruction for players;
Scouts opponents and develops and implements successful game strategies;
Coordinates team community service projects.
Bachelor’s degree is required
Master’s degree is preferred
A minimum of three years of demonstrated recruiting and coaching experience and success at the college level
2-4 years of college-level playing experience
Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations
Excellent communication skills
Strong recruiting skills at the college level
Strong administrative skills with the ability to manage a competitive college program
CPR/AED certifications required within one month of appointment
New England College is nestled in an area abounding with natural beauty. Located in Henniker, a village of 4,000 residents just 90 minutes from Boston and 20 minutes from Concord, the state capital.
The Contoocook River runs through the center of the village and alongside the campus. The area is surrounded by scenic hills and mountains. We offer undergraduate, graduate and professional programs... leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Master of Education and Master of Science.
At New England College, we have over 50 years of success in challenging and supporting students of diverse academic and cultural backgrounds in an atmosphere of mutual concern and respect. Our goal is to ensure that our students thrive as they strive to achieve their full academic, personal and social potential