Head Coach - Field Hockey
Wells College seeks applicants for the full-time 10 month position of Head Coach for Field Hockey. As a Head Coach, the successful candidate will oversee all aspects of the Field Hockey program, including, but not limited to: teaching and refining skills and techniques, preparation of daily practices and season plans, scheduling games and planning travel, motivating and monitoring teams’ academic success, and ordering supplies and uniforms. A primary function of the position will be the recruitment and retention of qualified student-athletes. Secondary responsibilities, based on experience, may include but are not limited to: game management for Winter and/or Spring sports; strength and conditioning; equipment room management; recreational sports programming; Sports Information support, and/or teaching Physical Education activities classes. The successful candidate will actively ensure compliance with all NCAA, Wells College, and NEAC rules and regulations. Regular 10 month schedule: Aug 1 – May 31.
A commitment to the Mission of the College, the athletic program, the development of character in student-athletes and the academic program. Excellent interpersonal and coaching skills, highly motivated and organized. Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations. Bachelors Degree required. Masters Degree preferred. College playing and/or coaching experience preferred. National Certification in Strength and Conditioning and knowledge of recruiting software programs (e.g., Front Rush) and valid drivers’ license also preferred.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Interested candidates should electronically apply and include a letter of application, resume, and a list of three references with contact information for each at www.wells.edu/employment. No phone calls please. Wells College is an EEO employer and seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.
Wells College is a nationally recognized, private liberal arts college located on the shores of beautiful Cayuga Lake. Founded in 1868, Wells provides a rigorous and relationship-based academic experience strengthened by the College's emphasis on community, residential atmosphere, and dedication to hands-on learning. The mission of Wells College is to teach students to think critically, reason wisely, and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives.