The Head Softball Coach will work closely with the Director of Athletics in the overall leadership of an NCAA Division II program. This individual will assist in planning, developing, implementing, communicating and administering the goals of this position in order to help fulfill University and Department objectives. Exhibiting behavior that enhances the respect for student-athletes, the athletics program, the University, and yourself in the conduct of your professional responsibilities will be expected. This individual is required to assist in the direction and control of athletics in accordance with NCAA, MIAA, and University rules and regulations. Violation of NCAA, Conference or University rules on the part of Athletic Department personnel may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Responsible for managing all aspects of the UNK Softball Program. Coaching – communicate and teach fundamentals and philosophies of the game, practice and game preparation, game scheduling, team travel. Monitor the eligibility and academic progress of softball student athletes. Provide leadership in the development of the student athletes in the classroom and on the field. Responsible for managing the budget of the softball program. Oversee and manage Softball Coach staff. Fundraising activities and Softball camps.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree working towards a Master’s Degree in Sports Management or related field. Minimum of 5 years of previous competitive softball experience at the intercollegiate level. Prior coaching and administrative experience.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Sports Management or related field.
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