Assistant Softball Coach (Non Teaching Assignment)

Jul 05, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Assistant Softball Coach (Non Teaching Assignment)

Community College of Allegheny County

General Summary:
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist the Head Coach to instruct/coach student athletes in how to perform their sport, including about training, physical health, good sportsmanship, teamwork, and safety.

The assistant coach will also be expected to handle other aspects of the sport, including recruiting and working with the Director of Student Life and/or Athletic Director on eligibility and other matters pertaining to the team.

Work location and additional information:
$3,000 / season
College Fee-funded

Length of Assignment: Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

Team practice time will be determined by the coaching staff, but must meet the needs of the team.

Campus: South Campus

Job Specifications:
Previous collegiate coaching experience and collegiate playing experience within sport strongly preferred. Clearances required. Knowledge of WPCC, PCAA, NJCAA and some NCAA rules preferred. Valid driver's license and ability to operate College van. May require overnight travel.

Job Duties:
1. Assist Head Coach to organize, communicate and conduct individual and team practices/exercises, identify student athletes' strengths and weaknesses to provide constructive feedback, balancing criticism with positivity and motivation. Assist head coach to teach/coach relevant rules, regulations, skills, tactics, techniques and equipment of the sport.
2. Assist to promote and instruct student athletes about good sportsmanship, teamwork, and safety. Assist Head Coach to ensure that student athletes train and perform to a high standard of health and safety at all times; Advise about health and lifestyle issues.
3. Model sports-like behavior and maintain appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
4. Recruit perspective athletes.
5. Assist with preparation of schedule and communicate games with athletes; attend and participate with games as assigned.
6. Assist Heath Coach with inventory, distribute, and collect all team uniforms and equipment. Prepare any necessary items and areas of the sport prior to practices or games.
7. Assist with advertising and promoting the sport on campuses and centers. Compile game and season statistics and submit to any organizations as necessary or required (e.g. newspaper, sport association reporting requirements).
8. Assist with travel arrangements with Athletic Director/Director of Student Life and drive College vehicle as needed or required.
9. Assist with fundraising projects for team trips.
10. Coordinate with Athletic Director and/or Head Coach to attend at least one new student orientation.
11. Assist with administrative support tasks, such as, processes and communication regarding eligibility requirements, emergency data, distribution and reconciling of students funds/fees, compliance and year-end reporting, and other related records/paperwork.
12. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Job Category: Non-teaching Assignments

Job Type: Non-teaching Assignment

Department: Student Life

Job Close Date: 7/18/2017

All applicants must apply online at: The College's online application system will allow you to complete a college application, apply online, answer screening questions, and attach a resume, cover letter and other documents.



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