Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin, is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its Assistant Women’s Softball Coach position.
This position reports to the Head Softball Coach and the Director of Athletics.
-Practice and game preparation & execution.
-Maintain field work and field preparation
-Identification and recruitment of high-quality student-athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, communicate with recruits, parents, high school & AAU coaches, etc.
-Maintain recruiting database.
-Create recruiting material, including hard copies and digital material.
-Maintain team social media accounts.
-Communications with alumni and program sponsors/donors.
-Plan and execute annual Alumni Game & Alumni Day.
-Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes.
-Help create and monitor strength & conditioning program of student-athletes.
-Promote, plan and execute both fall and winter youth camps.
-Create and maintain effective working relationship with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, maintenance, etc.
-Explore, plan and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the athletic department as a whole.
-Plan, schedule and coordinate team travel including transportation, lodging and meals.
-Other duties within both the softball program and the athletic department as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics.
-Interested candidates can apply with a cover letter, resume and list of references at: https://www.northland.edu/job/assistant-womens-softball-coach/
Experience coaching at the high school, college and/or professional level.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to teach the game of Softball at a high level, both offensively and defensively, within the systems as set up by the Head Coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy.
Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student-athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student-athlete, the softball program, the athletic department and the institution as a whole.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and demonstrated dedication to the ethical following of those rules.
Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
Previous Pitching coach experience.
Previous collegiate coaching experience.
Previous success in recruitment and retention of high-quality student-athletes.
Past experience with creating both digital recruiting and social media content, and hard copy recruiting materials.
Certified Strength & Conditioning certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
Previous experience with running youth summer camps.
Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Upper Midwest Athletic Conference rules and regulations.
Northland College is an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Superior. Northland College competes in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Northland College sponsors 14 varsity athletic programs.