First Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

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First Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey


Job ID: 2021-12906
Type: Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Athletics

Princeton University


The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the First Assistant Coach of Women's Ice Hockey is to provide a quality varsity program that will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program.


• Team preparation – Assist in the preparation necessary to compete at the Division I level.
• Training – Assist the head coach with the planning and execution of all practices.
• Scouting Reports – Compile scouting reports for every opponent.

• Serve as recruiting coordinator in the recruitment of top women ice hockey student-athletes of high moral character who demonstrate the desire to excel in academics and athletics. This is including, but not limited to, attending primary evaluation sites to identify talent, travel to contests/tournaments to evaluate prospects, and making home visits to talk to top prospects and parents. All while maintaining compliance with NCAA, ECAC and IVY LEAGUE legislation. The assistant coach must pass the NCAA Certification Exam each year before the academic year begins.

• Administrative Responsibilities – Incumbent will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative tasks including but not limited to CARA Forms, recruiting logs, calendars, rosters and other various reports for NCAA and Ivy League compliance related issues.
• Video – Help with the conference video share program.

• Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
• Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Ability to uphold the commitment to Department of Athletics mission of Education Through Athletics and the values that define what it means to Be A TIGER.


• Adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.
• Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.
• Successful background in coaching, preferably at the collegiate level.
• Previous recruiting experience.
• Collegiate playing experience.
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within four months of hire.
• First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire.
• Functional computer skills.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW





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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time