Assistant Coach - Men's Crew

Aug 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Stanford University

Assistant Coach - Men's Crew

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Stanford's Department Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) supports the nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on the 36 intercollegiate athletic teams sponsored by the university. It also supports the campus physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives.

Stanford's intercollegiate athletics department is seen as the premier athletic program in the country, achieving the highest levels of success both in the classroom and on the field. The core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way” are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead With Courage, and Work Cohesively. All department actions and employees are guided by these principles.

We are on a mission to become the best college athletics department in the country. Our sports teams speak for themselves in terms of athletic success (combined with the academic success of our student-athletes) and it is our goal to have the business side of our department to be equally top-notch. All employees contribute and help set the tone for the future of the organization. Currently, the Athletics Department is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Coach - Men's Crew.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Head Coach of the Men's Crew program of a Division I athletics program. Responsibilities include assisting with administration of recruiting, training, practice, fundraising, budget management, team travel. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Help plan and organize team training and practice sessions.
  • Assist with recruiting student-athletes to compete at Stanford. Follow NCAA guidelines and University standards and policies in coordinating recruiting efforts.
  • Assist with planning alumnae strategy to continue connection with Men's Crew program.
  • Help arrange for transportation of team and equipment to and from practices and competitions.
  • Understand and apply NCAA regulations to all aspects of program. Must pass exam on an annual basis on NCAA regulations.
  • *Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or his designee.
Bachelor's degree required and a minimum of three years of coaching experience. Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with student-athletes, peers and the general public; Computer literacy with common office applications such as Word, Excel and Filemaker Pro required; Ability to understand and comply with all rules and regulations of the Stanford University, Pac-12 Conference and NCAA; Ability to work compatibly and cooperatively with a variety of staff and personnel in the Department of Athletics, the University and the community. Ability to monitor and adjust program budget.
Must have and retain a valid CA Driver's License with good driving record. A California Commercial Class 'B' Vehicle License with passenger endorsement and airbrake is preferred. Candidates subject to thorough Drug and Medical Examinations related to obtaining and retaining Commercial Vehicle Licensing as stated in the University Procedures Manual on Drug and Alcohol Testing of Employee and Applicants Required to Drive Commercial Vehicles (5/1/96).

This position, along with all Athletic Department coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford's intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for insuring that his/her involvement with Athletic Department activities maintains the integrity of the University's reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pacific-12 rules and regulations.

To apply for this position, please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references online though Please reference job requisition #75893.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

*Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Athletics

Location: Athletics
Schedule: Full-time
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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