Head Baseball Coach

Location
Saint Leo, FL
Posted
May 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Overview

The Head Coach of Baseball organizes, conducts and supervises all aspects of a Division II Baseball team, within the parameters designated by the University, Sunshine State Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The coach will create a positive environment to promote a winning culture.





***In addition to a resume, the following documents are required for consideration. Please upload documents in one file (.PDF or Word) to the APPLICANT PACKET section of the application:



Cover letter

Responsibilities

The Head Baseball Coach will be responsible for the following tasks and duties:
  • Teach team members the individual skills and techniques associated with the sport.
  • Teach team members the game tactics associated with the sport.
  • Teach team members proper nutrition needed for participation in collegiate athletics.
  • Teach team members proper time management strategies to balance academic and athletic team demands.
  • Teach team captain leadership strategies.
  • Instruct, monitor, counsel and assist student athletes to make sure that they meet satisfactory progress and eligibility rules.
  • Provide appropriate leadership, direction, and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within the program.
  • Create a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes.
  • To recruit student athletes that are capable of graduating from this institution.
  • Schedule opponents with a proportional amount of home and away, conference and non-conference and regional games.
  • Monitor academic success for student athletes.
  • To be knowledgeable and follow all University, Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Adhere to NCAA Division II, SSC, and Saint Leo University rules and regulations, supporting the philosophy, goals, and mission of the University and its intercollegiate athletics program.
  • Adhere to departmental policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



Work Hours: This is a full-time 12-month position. Normal hours are 8:30 to 4:30 but applicants must be flexible to the needs of the program and department. Hours will vary during in season and off season. This is a benefits eligible position.

Must be willing to work and travel nights and weekends as the game schedule and recruiting requires.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelors' degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Collegiate Baseball Coaching experience
  • Knowledge of coaching tactics and techniques.
  • Ability to motivate student-athletes.
  • Ability to prioritize practice plans, recruiting and game management.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer programs.
  • Ability to recruit student athletes.
  • Well-developed interpersonal communication skills.


Preferred:
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Successful Collegiate Head Coach experience








Job ID 2017-1434
Category ..
Job Locations US-FL-Saint Leo

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