Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College, with a 120-acre main campus in Fairmont, WV, is part of the state’s growing high technology corridor with a metro area of about 50,000 residents.
Duties and Responsibilities -Reports to the Head Football Coach;
-Serves as a role model to players in character, personal fitness, integrity, respect and loyalty;
-Demonstrates high energy, enthusiasm and a positive attitude when in football environment;
-Ensures development of positive, productive and effective relationships with players;
-Develops and implements a solid program for defensive players and develops and manages goals;
-Develops appropriate plan for and implements skills development for players;
-Coordinates and implements game-day defensive plan and strategies;
-Ensures clear communication in all applicable areas to the Head Coach and coaching colleagues;
-Coordinates group and position meetings (through staff) as assigned and as appropriate;
-Builds practice plans for defensive players;
-Oversees/manages individual drill work for defensive players.
Grades and evaluates defensive players and performance and makes adjustments accordingly;
-Demonstrates character and integrity in recruiting and abides by all institutional and NCAA rules;
-Fulfills all recruiting assignments and work;
-Assists or leads in any fundraising events assigned by Coach or Athletic Director; and,
-Performs related duties as assigned or as necessary.
Minimum Required Education Bachelor's degree
Required Licenses and/or Certifications NA
Type and Amount of Experience Needed College-level playing experience plus a minimum of two - three years as an assistant football coach, preferably in Division II or higher.
Preferred Qualifications Division II or higher assistant football coaching experience.
Notes To Applicants All applicants MUST complete an online application; paper applications cannot be accepted.
Please note that candidates invited to interview are required to bring copies of all academic transcripts to the interview event.