The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Softball Coach. The assistant coach will aid the head coach in conducting the softball program while fostering and encouraging the goals of student-athletes, and stresses the elements of sportsmanship and fair play. Facilitates the mission, policies and procedures of UNG, the Peach Belt Conference and the NCAA.
Assists the Head Coach in conducting the program according to all university, conference and NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines and standards.
Monitoring academic success and progress towards graduation for all student-athletes involved in the program. Provide each student-athlete with the resources and leadership to develop to their full potential; develop quality student-athletes within a successful program while maintaining the highest level of integrity and professionalism.
Participates in the recruitment and mentorship of scholar-athletes. Assists with student-athlete eligibility certification and completion of forms, medical exams and provides NCAA reports to the Compliance office as required.
Assists in scheduling and supervision of regular practice sessions, conditioning and weight training sessions. Assist with coordinating travel plans for all competition, practice and extracurricular events; ensures visiting team's needs are met while on campus.
Communicates and develops rapport with students, parents, alumni, faculty/staff and administration; engages in public relation activities; participates in a variety of fundraising activities; promotes UNG and the program in a positive manner.
Assists with responsibility for facility supervision and maintenance; must be in attendance when the facility is being used by outside sources.
Perform teaching duties in the Kinesiology Department.
Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics.
4 years of professional and/or collegiate playing or coaching experience required.
About University of North Georgia
Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.