Trains and prepares student athletes. Teaches sport-specific skills, tactics and philosophy; schedules and directs practices; conducts sport-specific physical training and conditioning for student athletes both in and off season. Ensures athletes are making satisfactory academic progress; works with the Faculty Academic Representative, the Academic Coordinator and Registrar to monitor athlete’s grades; establishes and coordinates study halls; provides mentors and tutors as needed; and ensures all student athletes are academically eligible per NCAA and conference requirements and entered correctly into the NCAA Compliance Program; and maintains regular office consultation hours.
Responsible for overseeing GA’s. Includes hiring, training, directing, monitoring and performance feedback. Other duties as assigned.
Accountable for scouting and recruiting of future student athletes. Includes following all NCAA, conference and University regulations and guidelines; assessing athletic talent and academic performance of potential student athletes; determining who meets the athletic requirements and University academic standards; and coordinating scholarships per the University’s approved model
Supports the sport’s program. This includes representing the University in all sport specific activities; assisting the Sports Information Director in the organization of sports information materials such as media guides, press releases and community public relations programs; assists with program budgets; purchases uniforms and equipment; coordinates pre-season medical exams for student athletes; scouts opponents and prepares game plans; establishes itineraries and makes travel arrangements.
Must be able to travel out of town for extended time periods and have the ability to work extended hours, such as evenings and weekends. Requirements include a valid, current driver’s license; NCAA Compliance Certification; and First AId, CPR and AED certification. Proficient in using recruiting software program Front Rush.