Applicants must apply at http://apply.interfolio.com/90700 to be considered for this position.
The Assistant Coach supports the Head Coach for their assigned sport(s). In that support role, the Assistant Coach is responsible for helping to operate a program for student-athletes, with differing abilities and skills, and serves as a role model
Duties and Responsibilities
Analyze performance and instruct athletes in skills, techniques and strategies in preparation for competition and during contests. Assist the head coach, as directed, in the coordination of general administrative duties (including budgeting, game scheduling, travel plans, meeting requests for information, and business procedures). Communicate with the athletic trainer, Director of Athletics Communication, the Sports Information Director, Associate Director of Athletics, and department administrators as directed by the head coach. As directed by the head coach, plan, organize, implement, and evaluate recruiting and scouting activities. Assist, as directed by the head coach, the Associate Director of Athletics in matters for which he/she is responsible including ordering and inventorying of equipment, and maintenance and use of facilities for contests and practices. Adhere to and follow all rules and guidelines of Emory & Henry College, Old Dominion Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Other duties as assigned. Game day management duties. Working Conditions
Expected to work weekends and evenings as needed
Bachelor’s Degree required
Previous coaching experience college playing experience preferred
Skills, Characteristics Required for Position:
Ability to coach, teach and train student-athletes in skills and strategies specific to their sport
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the stages of student development and the importance of holistic education
Ability to establish appropriate and effective mentoring relationships with student-athletes
Ability to be a supportive team player within the Department of Athletics and Emory & Henry College
Ability to communicate effectively
A working knowledge of recruiting and compliance software
Demonstrated commitment to continued learning/professional development (i.e., attend conferences, clinics, workshops)
About Emory & Henry College
Located in the Highlands of Virginia, Emory & Henry has devoted itself since 1836 to the belief that education can have a transformative effect on an individual, a place and ultimately the wider world. Inspired by the motto “Increase in Excellence,” the first faculty challenged students to grow and develop intellectually, spiritually and physically.Today, our mission continues to focus on students as they follow a path of intellectual and spiritual growth on their way to successful futures. That mission, in turn, is extended to others through a broad program of active engagement and community service. You will discover that Emory & Henry is a place of promise made up of warm-hearted, caring people who care about your fulfillment. This is a community that embraces people from all walks of life as they work together to improve the individual and the world. We are people with a mission and a long history devoted to transforming lives and increasing excellence.