Assistant Coach, Volleyball

Job description

Job location: White Training House-Dunning Coaching Center

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-08-27
Req: JR00023227
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The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Posted Job Title

Assistant Coach, Volleyball

Job Profile Title

Assistant Coach A

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the Head Women’s Volleyball Coach in the administration and teaching of the women’s volleyball program.
This includes, but is not limited to, an extensive amount of administrative duties, recruiting, teaching, and advising of student athletes.
Receives direct administrative supervision and guidance from the Head Coach Women’s Volleyball.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

• prepare discussion points and participate in team weekly

meetings, as well as individual player meetings which is a crucial

starting point for beginning the transition with a new staff.

•recruiting; pass recruiting test, build relationships with 2020 recruits,

potential walk-ons, and 2021 identified recruits, build recruiting

database, remote outreach to other recruits, plan recruiting calendar

and potential travel schedule, evaluate prospects, sort previous staff

evaluations, review video, make calls with club contacts & individual


• work towards completing 2020 scheduling requests

with opponents, coordinate game times with opponents and Penn

scheduler. Request officials through Ivy League assignor.

• book travel needs for pending 2020 schedule; bus, hotels, meals.

• set up camp and clinic website with SDI, process background checks,

schedule potential summer camp dates, open registration,

communicate with registrants.

• assist in spring and summer programming for the team, working with sports performance staff to identify teambuilder workouts and maintain health. Assist in the

development and implementation of film instruction, “chalk-talk”,

and mental performance.

• work with equipment staff to plan and organize equipment orders for preseason distribution, inventory, etc.

• perform fiscal office trainings for budget viewing, tracking, etc.


A Bachelor’s degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience coaching volleyball, preferably at the collegiate level required. The ability to motivate recruits, student-athletes, and alumni to support the program enthusiastically. Working knowledge and compliance of NCAA/Ivy League policies and procedures. Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and travel with the team or when recruiting as required. Valid driver’s license required.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics

Pay Range

$35,568.00 - $57,600.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.




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Posted: 8/28/2020
Application Due: 9/19/2020
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