Description of Position
This is a 10 month position, full time, benefits eligible.
The Assistant Athletic Coach reports to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for assisting in the operation of a highly successful NJCAA Division I intercollegiate program women's softball program. The Assistant Athletic Coach will support student athletes and engage in a variety of responsibilities. These include but are not limited to coaching, recruiting, scheduling, fund raising, travel and practice planning, mentoring, guiding and training highly skilled student-athletes. The Assistant Athletic coach will maintain a high level of integrity and sportsmanship within the team and support the athletic vision of Yavapai College. Duties to be fulfilled include but are not limited to:
Prepares and executes a practice plan with specific guidelines to be followed
Participates in recruiting efforts
Coordinates and maintains playing field/court
Prepares training room facilities as well as being on-call in pressing situations where Head Trainer cannot be present
Assists in Game Day management and execution of responsibilities on the field/court
Everyday responsibilities: answering phone calls, player relations, scheduling and summer camp coordination
Assists with student development and student athletes' academic progress and eligibility
Develops training/conditioning programs for individual athletes and monitors their progress
Prepares, collects, and distributes information about the College athletic program to compliance organizations, administration, faculty, staff, and the general public while maintaining confidentiality of student athlete records
Participates in activities that contribute to the overall understanding of the athletic
Other duties as assigned Minimum Expectations & Requirements
Associate's degree from an accredited institution
Experience in coaching/training athletics and/or mentoring student athletes
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Arizona Driver's License with the ability to demonstrate an acceptable driving record
Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties
Preferred Skills & Abilities
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in related field
3 years of college coaching experience in area of interest
Experience working in a collegiate athletic program
Familiarity of the NJCAA
Work experience in higher education/college environment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and run; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment varies.