The Associate Head Ice Hockey Coach will be responsible for working alongside the Head Ice Hockey Coach in all aspects of the program to facilitate the development, both academically and athletically, of every Ice Hockey Student-Athlete. Additionally, this person, will manage all aspects of recruitment, take on all aspects of competitive game scheduling, act as the liaison with Miami University Admissions and NCAA Compliance, and serve as the primary point person to the program's Academic Coordinator. Furthermore, this person will work alongside the Head Coach to assess and continually evaluate the program's needs in the areas of sports medicine, strength and conditioning, program marketing, department compliance, alumni relations, and facility management.
Asst Coach--To assist the head coach in the administration and operation of the men's ice hockey program consistent with the policies of Miami University, the Mid-American Conference, the NCAA, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. NCHC) .
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Duties/Physical Demands: Associate Head Coach duties:
Oversee and manage all aspects of student-athlete recruitment, which includes, but is not limited to; preparation of recruiting schedules, making recruiting visits, and process accepted student-athletes within the guidelines of the NCAA, Mid-American Conference, and NCHC; Monitor the recruitment budget; Manage and oversee all scholarship allocations to student-athletes; Act as the lead in monitoring (along with the Academic Coordinator) of student-athlete academic progress; Manage, with assistance from the Head Coach, all competitive game scheduling; Act as the lead in managing all NCAA Compliance and Miami University Admissions aspects related to the program; Assist in organization of team practice sessions, on-ice coaching, pre and post-game analysis, strength and conditioning sessions, and competition day duties; Teach three (3) weeks of the Miami University Summer Hockey School; Assist with the video analysis of team and individual players; Assist in developing and writing team rules and policies; Assist with team travel and other off-ice administrative duties; Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.
Asst Coach duties: Participates in the administration and organization of the Men's Ice Hockey program, to include: Assist the Recruiting Coordinator/Associate Head Coach in identification of prospective student-athletes Assist the Recruiting Coordinator/Associate Head Coach in determining scholarship allocation for prospective student-athletes Participate in recruiting travel to evaluate prospective student-athletes Assist the Head Coach and Associate Head Coach with on-ice practice sessions for all players Coach the goaltenders with technique and training methods Serve as primary liaison to the Academic Coordinator in monitoring academic progress Meeting with student-athletes individually who need assistance with academic progress Assist with team travel arrangements Serve as primary liaison to the Miami Hockey Alumni Body to coordinate and execute alumni functions Prepare for upcoming games through opponent video scouting and preparation of scouting reports Maintaining knowledge of NCAA, MAC, NCHC and University rules and regulations Enforcing athletic departmental and team policies regarding student athletes Maintaining and updating files on student-athletes to include: transcripts, course schedules and calendars Participating in departmental activities to include service on committees and attending all scheduled mandatory meetings Performing other duties as assigned by the athletic administration and Head Ice Hockey Coach
Playing or coaching experience in Division 1 NCAA College Hockey
Associate Head Coach additional:
Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with prospective student-athletes, current student-athletes, staff and University personnel; Strong organizational skills;
A commitment to responsibly adhering to all the policies, rules and regulations of Miami University, NCHC, and the NCAA.
5 years recruiting experience in United States Tier 1 junior hockey leagues
U.S. Tier II junior hockey leagues, and/or similar Canadian/International junior hockey league
5 years of United States Division 1 College Hockey Coaching Experience
Proficient in the use of XOS Hockey Software
Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume
Additional Salary Information: Hours Per Week/Percent Time:
varies and includes evenings & weekends
12 months (June-May contracts)
Internal Number: 7041
About Miami University
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
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