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The Oberlin College Department of Athletics and Physical Education invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for Field Hockey. This is a full-time, 10-month Administrative and Professional Staff position, reporting to the Head Coach of Field Hockey and working with the Associate Vice President for Athletics Advancement and Delta Lodge Director of Athletics & Physical Education.

This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of coaching, recruiting and administering the women’s field hockey program. Specific responsibilities, include, but are not limited to: (1) assist with coordinating and performing coaching duties including traditional and nontraditional practices, game preparation, coaching of all student-athletes; (2) assist with the development of team strategy and analyze performance of student athletes; (3) assist with scouting, recruiting and retention of student-athletes; (4) help operate a successful program within NCAA and NCAC rules and regulations; and (5) perform related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree required, two years coaching and/or relevant competitive experience;
solid administrative skills and the ability to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve administrative goals;
excellent written and oral communication skills;
basic familiarity, appreciation and empathy with the role of intercollegiate athletics and its relationship to the College, and the capacity to articulate that role and interact comfortably with those individuals and constituency groups (student-athletes, alumni, coaches,parents, etc.) crucial to the advancement of athletics at Oberlin;
high motivation with a capacity for independent work within the context of an intensely goal-oriented environment.

To apply, go to Oberlin College job site and submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references with current contact information. Review of application material will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. If questions, contact Head Coach at


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