Towson University, a Division I member of the Colonial Athletic Association, is seeking a Head Men's Golf Coach. This position will manage all aspects of TU's NCAA Division I men's golf program; including coaching and instruction, recruiting, planning practices and competition, scheduling and managing program budgets, academic progress and compliance.
The Head Men's Golf Coach will organize, conduct and supervise all aspects of the intercollegiate men's golf program to include: skill instruction, practices, student-athlete strength & conditioning, competition scheduling, competition preparation and competition day coaching and participate within designated conference and NCAA meetings.
This position will recruit and evaluate prospective student-athletes through the use of New Media Technologies, organizing official visits, including assigning hosts, creating travel itineraries and managing all budgetary elements of visits while adhering to all NCAA regulations. Track all admissions through the application process of our prospective student-athletes. Provide instruction to student-athlete hosts on department/NCAA policies & procedures for a visit.
The Head Men's Golf Coach will assist with academic support, fundraising activities, community service and outreach, including communication and outreach to Alumni; coordinate with the Total Tiger Program director and track and maintain accurate records of all student-athlete participation in Total Tiger programs. Lead all team operations including travel, bus, hotel and restaurant plans. Responsible for knowledge and adherence to NCAA rules. Complete monthly CARA logs, recruiting logs and other end-of-year summaries and correspondence within JUMPForward and in coordination with the Compliance Office.
This position oversees and assigns responsibilities to the assistant coach, supervises all aspects of their work performances and conducts performance evaluations. Actively recruits and supervises volunteer coaches to work with various tasks not assigned to other coaches.
This position has a planned start date in July 2017.
A Bachelor's degree and two years of successful competitive coaching experience at the Collegiate, professional, club, individual or high school level. Ability to train and recruit at the Division I collegiate level. Ability to accept and carry out assigned program and responsibilities. Ability to communicate effectively and work well with students, parents, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. Ability to pass the NCAA recruiting test and have a thorough understanding of NCAA rules and regulations. A demonstrated commitment to high academic standards for student-athletes and their ability to succeed both academically and athletically is essential. A demonstrated commitment to building a positive team culture, and commitment to personal and professional development of student-athletes. Needs to have the ability to work collaboratively within the structure and framework of an Athletics Department and University.
Master's Degree, experience as a Division I student-athlete and PGA/LPGA Certified Teaching Professional preferred.
A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and full University benefits that include 22 days of annual leave, up to 14 holidays, personal and sick days; excellent health, life, and retirement plans; and tuition remission. To learn more about our benefits, click here.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
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