Assistant Women's Gymnastics Coach

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DescriptionReporting to the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach, the Assistant Coach assists in developing a Division I competitive Women’s Gymnastics program. The primary function of the Assistant Coach will be to teach student-athletes the sport of Women’s Gymnastics. The Assistant Coach works primarily with beam and the floor exercise. The Assistant Coach will evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes to Temple University; whose athletic skills would allow the program to be highly competitive, and whose academic abilities make such student-athletes excellent candidates for a meaningful academic experience and graduation from Temple University.

The Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach (“Assistant Coach”) supports the Head Coach by providing leadership and integrity to the program set forth by the Head Coach which includes, but is not limited to: creating, planning, organizing, motivating, communicating and controlling aspects relative to recruiting, practices, competitions, student-athletes, volunteer coaches and related booster clubs. The Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach is expected to conduct themselves in a manner representative of the University, the Department and the sport both on and off the field of competition. The Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing their sport as well as NCAA and conference policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach's knowledge of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam.

The Assistant Women’s Gymnastics Coach is responsible for the execution of team practices, working specifically with the beam, and floor events, consistent with the outline of the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach. The Assistant Coach is responsible for attendance and participation at Departmental and Compliance Meetings as scheduled, as well as coordination of team travel logistics and itinerary with Departmental personnel as assigned by the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach represents the University in compliance with NCAA policy in the recruitment of student-athletes, as assigned by the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach represents the University in compliance with NCAA policy and consistent Departmental resources in the recommendation of athletic scholarships to prospective student-athletes, and the development an allocation of budget in conjunction through the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach will assist with fundraising towards the achievement of program goals and the scheduling of opponents. The Assistant Coach is responsible for facility and equipment maintenance in collaboration with the appropriate equipment manager, including making recommendations of purchases of athletic equipment. In addition, the Assistant Coach will coordinate with Athletic Training for maintenance and rehabilitation of student athletes and supports Strength and Conditioning training in collaboration with assigned strength coach. Performs any and all other responsibilities assigned by the Head Coach consistent with the Mission of the Department.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of previous gymnastics experience as a collegiate coach, level ten (“10”) or elite level club coach, and/or collegiate student-athlete. Experience administering Division I NCAA rules. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

•    NCAA Division I experience.
•    Demonstrated experience developing and allocating a budget.
•    Demonstrated experience fundraising towards the achievement of program goals.  

Required skills and Abilities:
•    Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Software including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
•    Ability to assist with budgeting, scheduling, meal planning, coaching, recruiting, scouting, and purchasing and caring for equipment.
•    Ability to implement policies and guidelines for all Women’s Gymnastics personnel and student-athletes.
•    Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
•    Demonstrated problem solving, strong leadership, and team-building skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to handle and prioritize diverse tasks in a fast-paced environment.
•    Must be able to work a highly variable schedule including nights and weekends.
•    Possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record.

This position requires the following background checks
•    Child Abuse Certifications 
•    DMV Check
•    Cash Handling

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Mcgonigle Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular




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Posted: 10/17/2020
Application Due: 1/15/2021
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