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Assistant Field Hockey Coach, Denison University

This is a Full Time 10 month position paid over 12 months.  Salary is competitive based on qualifications. Expected salary range will be discussed with candidates selected for screening interviews.

Assist Head Field Hockey Coach with the daily operation of the field hockey program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignments and teach in the department as requested.

Assist the Head Field Hockey Coach with the daily operation of the field hockey program and the recruitment of student-athletes.

Assist the head coach with team selection, practices, on field coaching, game day preparation, scouting, develop and apply team rules.

Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home game management, game day video sharing, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases.

Identify and contact prospective students-athletes, arrange campus visits, develop printed recruiting materials, participate in Admissions Office events, and complete other duties assigned by the head coach.

Perform specific duties for the Head Field Hockey Coach if needed in his/her absence.

Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations.

Teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees.

Perform coaching, administrative, or other duties for the department as assigned.

Preferred Experience in training and developing goalkeepers. Experience working with recruiting database technology. Demonstrable experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences.

A Bachelor’s degree. Demonstrated background in coaching or playing field hockey on the college level. Successful and proven experience in recruiting student athletes. Possess an understanding of NCAA Division III and conference rules and regulations. Strong work ethic and excellent problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to teach physical education courses and relate well to students, fellow department members and other colleagues.

Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be insurable under Denison’s liability insurance policy.

Please provide as attachments –

Cover Letter
Three references with contact information
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide.  Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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