Covenant College, a nationally ranked, NCAA Division III institution in Lookout Mountain, GA is searching for a full time, 12 month, head softball coach to perform the following duties:
Discipleship of women in the program to facilitate spiritual growth
Teaching and modeling the value of Christian competition
Monitoring academic performance of student athletes and partnering with Student Development for discipleship, development and retention of student athletes
Recruiting and retaining quality student athletes who understand and embrace Covenant College's mission and vision
Find student athletes that are equipped with the ability to achieve academic and athletic success
Overseeing all aspects of both varsity and junior varsity teams with a total target roster of 36 students athletes for the softball program
Regularly fielding a highly competitive team within the conference
On-field coaching and instruction
Hiring and supervising assistant coaches, including a full time assistant if target roster of 36 is achieved
If an Athletic Department support staff role is required, this position will be assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position will require that an average of 10 hours per week be dedicated to this role. Examples of possible roles include but are not limited to: game day management, intramurals, strength and conditioning, laundry, or student employee oversight.
Contributing and caring for the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole in tangible ways
Creating service and mission opportunities for student athletes to invest in the community
Experience in coaching softball, collegiate level coaching preferred.
A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.
A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Covenant College, USA South Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
Good written and oral communication skills.
A strong understanding of and commitment to Scripture, the Westminster Standards, the doctrinal standards of the PCA and the mission of Covenant College as a Christian liberal arts college.
An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
About Covenant College
Covenant Quick Facts: Ranked in the top 150 in National Liberal Arts colleges / Also ranked as one of the top 3 Christian colleges in the country (via US News & World Report) / Rated the most beautiful Christian college campus in the world (via christianuniversitiesonline.org) / Average ACT of 26 for all students / 90% of students get in their 1st or 2nd choice for graduate school / 95% of alumni report weekly involvement in a local church