Seeking a full-time assistant coach to support the management of the softball program and the development of the student-athletes within the guidelines, rules, and regulations of the university, conference and the NCAA. Valparaiso University is a Division I member of the Missouri Valley Conference. Requesting applications for either a hitting coach or pitching coach; please specify in your application. HITTING: As the primary hitting coach, applicants should demonstrate their competence and confidence in developing and implementing offensive workouts at the team and individual level. Pursuing an individual with a passion for hitting instruction and for continued learning and professional growth within that area. PITCHING: As the primary pitching coach, applicants should demonstrate their proficiency in designing individualized workouts; understanding and improving pitchers’ mechanics, command and control; pitch calling; and in-game pitching personnel management. Beyond skill instruction, duties include, but are not limited to the following: Design & implementation of daily practices In-game decision making Recruiting athletically and academically qualified student-athletes Travel coordination Equipment management Direction of camps and clinics Field maintenance Fundraising
Bachelor's Degree - Playing and/or coaching experience is softball or baseball. Strong work-ethic, excellent organizational skills, and the ability and willingness to communicate and work effectively in a team atmosphere on the coaching staff and within the athletic department
About Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University is an NCAA Division I member located in Northwest Indiana, approximately an hour outside of Chicago. Valparaiso is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference and sponsors 21 sports. Women: basketball, bowling (Southland Bowling League), cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, and volleyball. Men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football (PFL), golf, soccer, swimming (Summit League), tennis (Summit League), and track and field.