The Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach manages all aspects of the Women’s Ice Hockey program with emphasis on recruiting, enrolling, educating, retaining, and graduating highly-qualified student-athletes. The Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach creates a positive, winning culture and an exceptional student-athlete experience; and ensures that the New England College Women’s Ice Hockey program is administered with full commitment to compliance with regard to all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.
• Administers and develops all aspects of the NCAA Division III Women’s Ice 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 Ice 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
Skills & Knowledge • 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 • Flexible hours. Travel Required. • Bachelor’s degree is required
• 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 • Master’s degree is preferred.
About New England College
New England College is a private, non-profit college, located in the quintessential New England town of Henniker, New Hampshire dedicated to providing exceptional education for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from all over the world.