Under the direction of the head coach, the assistant coach will assist the head coach with the coordination, guidance, direction and supervision of a nationally competitive softball program with emphasis on academic and athletic excellence. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coaching student-athletes, on/off-campus recruiting; assisting with practice and conditioning activities, film breakdown, scouting and recruiting, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, game management, camp coordination, compliance, participation in clinics and summer camps; and professional expectations.
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Strong background in skill analysis and techniques.
Thorough knowledge of and commitment to compliance with NCAA Division I rules and regulations.
Commitment to the academic success of student-athletes.
Experience in motivating players to achieve maximum levels of performance.
Evidence of ability to interact positively with student-athletes, parents, colleagues and the public.
Evidence of strong organizational skills.
Demonstration of effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Two years of softball coaching or playing experience at the D-I level.
Demonstrated ability to successfully train athletes’ individual skill development.
Proven competitive success coaching, recruiting or as an athlete at a competitive NCAA program.
Experience in conducting camps and clinics.
Specialized knowledge and use of technology and video to enhance player development and team performance.
Experience in coaching pitching, hitting or defense.
Recruitment of student-athletes who can compete successfully on a level consistent with program expectations.
Applicant Materials Required:
Formal letter of application (cover letter)
Names and telephone numbers of three professional references in a separate document attached as “Other Document 1”.
Screening will begin 7/21/21
Internal Number: 2929369
About North Dakota State University
North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university located in Fargo, N.D., with an enrollment of approximately 13,000 students. NDSU is a member of The Summit League and Missouri Valley Football Conference with an affiliate membership in the Big 12 Conference for wrestling.
NDSU has a storied history of athletic success including 28 team national championships since 1965 in football, women’s basketball, wrestling, softball, men’s cross country and women’s indoor track and field.
Since completing a reclassification to NCAA Division I in the fall of 2008, the Bison have won eight football national championships, earned five NCAA men’s basketball tournament berths, made 10 softball regionals and one super regional, three NCAA women’s volleyball postseason appearances, NCAA regionals in baseball, women’s soccer, and men's and women’s golf while producing several All-Americans in track and field, cross country, and wrestling.
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