These positions will assist the head coach in coaching, planning, organizing, directing and implementing all phases of a Division I Gymnastics program as well as assist in all areas of team performance (which includes pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition). Assistant coaches will work closely with support staff for peak performance of the student-athletes as well as their development and academic success. Assistant Coaches will also assist with recruiting activities (off-campus evaluation and organization of unofficial and official on- campus visits); clinics and booster functions; develop and maintain alumnae relations and organize alumnae events; and assist in the day-to-day operations including but not limited to NCAA paperwork, academic monitoring, travel plans and itineraries, equipment and budget management, practice planning, and all other duties assigned by the head coach consistent with the mission of the department. Assistant coaches are responsible for adhering to all department and university policies and procedures, as well as the rules, regulations, bylaws and interpretations of the Mid-American Conference and the NCAA.
-Bachelor’s degree -Collegiate gymnastics experience -Strong attention to detail -Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills -Knowledge of and commitment to following NCAA rules and regulations -Demonstrated leadership skills -Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations
-Master’s degree -Two years collegiate coaching experience (preferably at the Division I level) or at least four years coaching experience at Level 10 or above
About Central Michigan University
Founded more than 125 years ago to meet Michigan’s need for teachers and business leaders, Central Michigan University prepares students to become leaders and changemakers in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 22,000 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. We offer approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels — many of which are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5 percent of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 18 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes are achieving great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing titles in Mid-American Con...ference championships and maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.2.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. The city is a short drive from other major Michigan destinations including Grand Rapids and Detroit, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and more.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).