University of Louisville

Temporary Position 3-6  months. Spring 2021

Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s degree in a related field and two (2) years of coaching and/or playing experience with a NCAA Division I Field Hockey program or professional/international team or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Preferred QualificationsPrior experience at NCAA Division I Field Hockey coaching and/or playing experience
USA or other international accreditation/certification.
Position DescriptionThe Assistant Field Hockey Coach Temp will be a 3-6 month temporary position which reports directly to the Head Field Hockey Coach. Position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the overall coordination and execution of the University’s NCAA I Field Hockey program including identifying and recruiting qualified student-athletes, practice and game preparation, coaching, and promoting an atmosphere of compliance within the program.

Job Responsibilities:

Coaching: develop skills of student-athletes, assist in preparing and implementing practice plans. Organize, prepare, and conduct individual and team practice sessions to train and prepare for competition and instruct student-athletes in techniques of the sport.
Assist in recruiting responsibilities including, identifying and evaluating domestic prospective student-athletes, coordinating official and unofficial visits, managing databases, recruiting event schedules, etc.
Student-Athlete Welfare: mentoring student-athletes and assisting in their personal development. Assist in the development and execution of the program’s leadership curriculum.
Assist in Compliance monitoring, submitting required weekly/monthly reports including recruiting activities, CARA logs, TeamWorks, etc.
Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program through strict adherence to NCAA, ACC and university rules and regulations through monitoring of program activities, active involvement and commitment to continuous rules education, timely submission of compliance-related documents, and immediate reporting of any knowledge of potential rules violation involving self or others.
Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach
The Athletic Department is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

The Athletic Department encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.

Equal Employment OpportunityThe University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

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