The head coach is responsible for the direction, instruction, supervision, and coaching of the Women’s Volleyball program and the oversight and development of assistant coaches. This is a 12 month, full time position.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
Maintain an acceptable roster of student athletes on the team
Administer all areas of practice activities, including but not limited to strength, conditioning and skill training
Plan and implement all scouting and recruiting activities of qualified players
Player Wellness: Promote positive team culture that manifests itself on and off the court
Foster academic success through discipline and accountability
Hire and oversee assistant coach(es) and/or graduate assistants as needed
Plan and manage all team travel
Organize and assist with fundraising efforts
Comply with NCAA regulations
Serve as Coach for each contest representing the college in a professional manner
Evening and weekend hours and overnight travel are required.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Work cooperatively and collaboratively in a team-oriented environment with those inside and outside of the athletic department
Operate well in a busy environment where multiple activities may be occurring at one time
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken
Create and control the team budget in a fiscally responsible manner
Understand of NCAA regulations, laws that apply to intercollegiate athletics and familiarity with Title IX regulations
Understanding of and implementation of strategies to attract student athletes
Be in agreement with the Crown College Statement of Faith and Community Covenant
The successful candidate must also pass the NCAA certification examination on an annual basis and adhere to all rules and regulations of Crown College, the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and the NCAA III.
Bachelor’s degree required
3 – 5 years Experience as a head coach or substantial experience as an assistant coach
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (in addition to the above minimum qualifications):
Recruiting experience at the NCAA Division III level
Coaching experience at a faith based college or university
About Crown College
Crown College was started as a small Bible college in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1916. For over 100 years, Crown has focused on preparing students to live out their faith in the world. Now located 40 minutes west of the Twin Cities, we offer on-campus, online, and graduate degree programs. We have 16 NCAA Division III athletic teams, internship opportunities, and summer outreach programs around the globe. Though a lot has changed, our dedication to helping students grow in their faith has not. Our programs deeply integrate a Christian worldview into every class, helping students to become all that God desires them to be. We look forward to the next 100 years as we continue to innovate Christian higher education.