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The Meredith College Athletics Department is an NCAA DIII member of the USA South Conference. With a rich history of strong athletic programs, Meredith College added field hockey as its Meredith’s 10th varsity sport in fall 2019. Meredith field hockey made its debut in fall 2021 competing as an independent in the NCAA DIII.

Meredith College Athletics is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as the Head Coach for the Women’s Field Hockey Team. The Coach will be responsible for all aspects of this Division III program including, but not limited to, day-to-day operations; scheduling contests; student-athlete recruitment and retention; fiscal planning; donor, alumni, and community relations. The candidate must be able to develop positive relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and parents while interacting successfully with department personnel and the College Community.

– Schedule practices and contests
– Organization and management of practices and contests
– Management of travel arrangements
– Development of a recruiting program that attracts quality student-athletes who will contribute to a competitive Division III program
– Counseling student-athletes regarding other issues related to the college experience in addition to their intercollegiate athletic responsibilities
– Ordering and maintaining all equipment
– Overseeing the program’s practice and competition facilities
– Organization of pre-season and college break facilities and meals for student-athletes
– Supervision of an annual budget that complies with the given parameters
– Participation in professional development activities and other required college functions
– Participation in staff meetings
– Promotion of the program in the community and with alumnae
– Collaboration with the Sports Information Director in reporting all relevant team information in a timely manner
– Other duties as assigned

– Bachelor’s degree required; minimum of two years of collegiate coaching experience; Master’s degree preferred.
– This individual must have availability to travel to away contests.
– Current Valid Driver’s License Required.  Clean Driving History Required.
– All candidates must have a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy and its rules and regulations.
– Must be able to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with supervisor, coworkers, customers, and others.

The position will remain open until filled with the intent to hire as soon as possible.

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About Meredith College:

Chartered in 1891, Meredith College is one of the largest independent private women’s colleges in the United States. Meredith College is located in the heart of Raleigh, NC. The campus sits on over 200 acres, offering our students the opportunity to enjoy beautiful green spaces nestled between historic brick buildings. Situated just miles from the Research Triangle Park, a quick ride into downtown and in the heart of ACC Country, Meredith offers its students a wide variety of academic and cultural opportunities. Meredith has over 90 areas of study with both undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs. With an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students, Meredith prides itself on having small class sizes that allow a personal approach to learning. Meredith also has coeducational graduate programs in business, education, nutrition, and psychology, as well as post-baccalaureate certificates in pre-health, digital communication, business, a dietetic internship program, and a paralegal program. Every student also participates in StrongPoints®, a personal coaching and advising model found only at Meredith. The Meredith College Athletics Department is an NCAA DIII member of the USA South Conference.


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