The Competitive Cheer and Dance Head Coach/Spirit Coordinator reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation and is responsible for managing all aspects of the Competitive Cheer and Dance program and Spirit program. The head coach/spirit coordinator must make prospective student-athletes aware of all policies and procedures. The head coach must recruit student-athletes each season in accordance with Centenary College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS •Organization including managing the budget responsibly. •Administration and coaching of the Competitive Cheer and Dance program and Spirit program •Travel required to attend SCAC, NCAA meetings, conferences and other professional development opportunities •Recruiting qualified student-athletes and monitoring student-athlete academic progress •Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student-athletes •Scheduling contests and practices; organizing travel and game day preparations. •Promotes a favorable image of the College. Encourages surrounding community partnerships that enhance Centenary College. •Fundraising for the Competitive Cheer and Dance and Spirit programs •Oversee and administer Competitive Cheer and Dance camps •Working knowledge of Competitive Cheer and Dance rules and guidelines, knowledge or experience with USA Cheer, ICU Worlds, UCA/UDA and/or NCA/NDA College National rules, •Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation •Committing to College, Department of Athletics and Recreation and NCAA rules and regulations.
3-5 years directly related experience dealing with a relatively large and dynamic group of college students.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
Ability to recruit, supervise and evaluate student athletes
About Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.