Assistant Field Hockey Coach
Assistant Field Hockey CoachPosition Approval Date:
11/03/2020Is this position budgeted?:
NoIs this position an essential position?:
As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu.Position Summary:
The Assistant Field Hockey Coach reports to the Head Coach of the respective sport. The primary tasks are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of the program including plan practices and game strategies; game day responsibilities, goalkeeper training and other duties as assigned.
•Assist the Head Coach in developing and conducting organized practices.
•Assist the Head Coach with Game day responsibilities.
•Assist the Head Coach in counseling student-athletes in a positive manner and serving as a positive role model to all SU students on a daily basis.
•Adhere to all NCAA, conference and University rules and regulations.
•Develop positive rapport with athletics staff, as well as the entire SU community.
•Represent the University to various constituents in a professional manner.
•Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree with no experience OR three years of coaching/playing experience required.
This position requires a valid driver’s license, the ability to drive and qualify under the university’s insurance carrier when driving a university and/or leased vehicle. CPR, AED and First Aid certification is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong collaborative relationships. Requires ability to multi-task and attend to detail. Ability to work and communicate with current students and parents, prospective students and parents, and staff and faculty in a professional manner. Ability to use technology and equipment specific to the sport; Ability to teach skills and tactics of the game; Knowledge of the rules of the game; Ability to demonstrate skills and teach game concepts; Analyze film and a basic knowledge of breaking down film.
Position requires the ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time. Position requires the ability to move about the campus. Position requires the ability to talk and to hear instruction ability to frequently convey detailed or important instructions and ideas accurately, loudly, or quickly. Position requires lifting, pulling, pushing: Exert up to 50 pounds for force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Position requires stamina to actively coach sport. Requires travel. Work is indoors and outdoors.
NoNumber of Months:
9 monthsAdditional Work Schedule Details?:
Non-Benefits EligiblePosting Date:
12/12/2020Open Until Filled: