The Head Coach will provide the vision, leadership and strategic planning to direct and supervise all activities relative to teaching, training and skill development of student-athletes in preparation for intercollegiate competitions. Recruit student-athletes in support of the College’s mission of fostering an environment which is focused on the spiritual, intellectual, personal and social development of the student-athletes.
Senator Athletics is committed to developing excellence in student-athletes, coaches and staff through education, engagement, character and competition.
D&E is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and Mountain East Conference (MEC).
Bachelor’s degree required and Master’s degree strongly preferred
Must possess two or more years of successful collegiate coaching and recruiting experience
Candidate must possess a commitment to the integrated role athletics plays in an institution of higher education
Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with NCAA and conference rules and regulations and ability to lead and nurture a diverse student and administrative population
Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and initiate and implement projects independently
Ability to multi-task, work effectively, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Strong oral, presentation, and written communication skills including the ability to communicate to students, parents, staff, faculty and external constituents of the college
Strong leadership, management, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to make effective decisions based on facts and sound judgment
Proficient in computer programs including Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel, and available technological integration for athletics (i.e. recruiting, on-field instruction, social media integration, student-athlete services, etc.)
Ability to obtain a valid Class D WV license with passenger endorsement
Internal Number: SB2020
About Davis & Elkins College
Related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Davis & Elkins College is located in Elkins, 2 hours east of Charleston, 3 hours south of Pittsburgh and 4 hours west of Washington, D.C.
Our mission: To prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement in the world.