This incumbent will provide support to the head coaches in maintaining a highly competitive and successful athletic program develop in a manner compatible with the department and University philosophy, and in compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Duties and Responsibilities •Aid coaches in all aspects of developing and maintaining a competitive intercollegiate sport program within the NCAA and Conference rules and regulations. •Aid coaches in compiling and editing materials appropriate to the sport. •Instruct and teach student athletes in the fundamentals of sport technique and strategy. Plan and execute practice and competition plans specific to the sprints and hurdles or throws. •Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in budget planning and management, scheduling of competitions and planning and executing team travel. •Assist in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to help them achieve full potential. •Aid coaches in evaluating and recruiting qualified student athletes to UMD and the organization of recruiting events including on-campus official and unofficial recruiting visits. •Assist coaches with operation of youth camps. Including registrations, scheduling and instruction. •Provide opportunities for student athletes to develop life and leadership skills. •Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations of the Department, the University, our Conference affiliations and the NCAA. •Support the UMD athletics mission of excellence in the Classroom, Community and Competition •Other duties as assigned
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Laura Harmon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary is $14,000 annual
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited university within the past two years
2 years minimum playing experience
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
1 year minimum experience coaching at the high school, collegiate or professional level
Commitment to athletic excellence in an academic environment
Demonstrated ability to communicate both written and verbally
Experience in working with diverse populations
About University of Minnesota Duluth
Now in its 88th year of operation, the University of Minnesota Duluth Department of Intercollegiate Athletics continues to maintain one of the most competitive and well-balanced sports programs of its size in the country.
Fourteen of the Bulldogs' 16 teams — baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, football, women’s soccer, softball, women’s tennis, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball — are members of the 16-school NCAA Division II Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference. The NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey programs, meanwhile, are aligned with the eight-team National Collegiate Hockey Conference (which debuted in 2013-14) and the eight-school Western Collegiate Hockey Association, respectively.