Assistant Football Coach
Basic Functions: Assist Head Football Coach with the daily operation of the football program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Serve as a position coach or coordinator as determined by the Head Football Coach. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignment and teach for the department as requested.
Essential Job Functions: Assist the Head Football Coach with the daily operation of the football program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Monitor preparation of athletic facilities for practices and games, scout opposing teams, develop and apply team rules and assist the head coach with team selection, games and practices. Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home game management, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. Identify and contact prospective students, arrange campus visits, develop printed recruiting materials and assist the Admissions Office with special events. Perform specific duties for the Head Football Coach if needed in his/her absence. Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations. Teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees. Perform coaching, administrative, or other duties for the department as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree. Demonstrated background in coaching or playing Offensive Line on the college level. Successful and proven experience in recruiting student athletes. Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to teach physical education courses and relate well to students, fellow department members and other colleagues. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must be insurable under Denison's liability insurance policy.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrable experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.