This full-time position reports to the Head Field Hockey Coach and is responsible to assist in all phases of the University’s field hockey program.
Principal Accountabilities: Effectively assisting in coaching a competitive D1 field hockey program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, Metro Atlantic Conference, and institutional rules and regulations;
Effectively assists and performs on-field instruction, video presentations, and training sessions.
Effectively assisting in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the women’s athletic program, and effectively promoting Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students;
Ensuring that players associated with the field hockey program are eligible under NCAA and Metro Atlantic Conference regulations;
Assisting the Head Coach in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), and on-campus tryouts,
Effectively monitoring student athlete academic progress; referring or counseling where appropriate.
Establishing and maintaining a professional demeanor with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the community and the media;
Developing and overseeing a video technology system to ensure accurate and timely equipment inventory, repair, replacement, issue and retrieval; coordinating various activities involved in scheduling facilities and events;
Other duties as assigned
This position is best filled by an individual with an undergraduate degree and five or more years of collegiate field hockey playing and coaching experience, successful recruiting, coaching and counseling of student athletes at the Division I level. High-level playing experience, tactical and technical knowledge are preferred. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills; experience motivating and supervising athletes and students, and a thorough understanding of and experience with NCAA rules.
The ability to manage multiple tasks and being highly motivated is essential. Knowledge of GAMEBREAKER, PowerPoint, and Keynote is required. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position is subject to the completion of a criminal background check and division of motor vehicles check.
About Bryant University
For 155 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Bryant delivers an innovative, uniquely integrated business and liberal arts education that inspires students to excel. With approximately 3,700 graduate and undergraduate students from 38 states and 53 countries, Bryant is recognized as a leader in international education and regularly receives top rankings from U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and Barron's.
Abundant co-curricular opportunities, service learning programs, internships, and practicums allow students to put theory into practice while building character and leadership skills. Athletics and recreation play an integral role in the health and well-being of Bryant students, whether competing on one of Bryant's 22 NCAA D1 varsity teams, taking part in a club or intramural sport, or just enjoying the Bulldog school spirit.
Bryant is dedicated to the success of our faculty and staff, and the school provides excellent benefits, training, and support so that individual talents may flourish f...or the benefit of its students. Bryant's academic and technological excellence and innovation foster the development of individuals so each can reach his or her personal best in life and their profession.
The University is located approximately 15 minutes from Providence and one hour from Boston.