The head men's golf coach is responsible for organizing and directing all aspects of the men's golf program. This individual must demonstrate the ability to lead a program with longstanding tradition of excellence in both athletics and academics by preparing its student-athletes of assuming roles of leadership and service in their future.
-Administer all phases of an NCAA Division I Golf Program. -Develop and supervise the student-athletes in the golf program, by implementing strategies to motivate maximum levels of individual and team performance. -Recruit and retain academically and athletically qualified student-athletes, working directly with the Admissions Department. -Monitor student-athletes academic progress. -Promote a philosophy of educational welfare, sportsmanship and conduct in alignment with the University's mission. -Schedule non-conference games in competitive season. -Create long term player development including technical, tactical and physical development of individual players. -Organize, prepare and supervise all training practices and game day contests. -Have direct contact with Residence Life for student-athlete housing and needs. -Responsible for placing orders for all equipment and gear need for the season with BSN. To be finalized with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance. -Coordinate all travel with the Sr. Associate AD for Business and Finance. -Maintain responsibility for budget control by adhering to operational budgets. -Hire, supervise and assign responsibilities of assistant coaches. -Undertake public relations and promotional activities appropriate to the position to promote the golf team. -Adhere to all MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations. -Commitment and sensitivity to the needs and dynamics of a culturally diverse student body that includes a large percentage of first generation and low income students. -Creative, innovative and self-motivated individual with the ability to work creatively in an atmosphere of limited resources. -Commitment and sensitivity to the Jesuit and Catholic ideals that form the mission of Saint Peter's University; and willingness to integrate these ideals into all aspects of the Athletics Department. -50% instruct, teach and assist in the development of players during practices. Follow and conform to NCAA rules and regulations.
Bachelor's degree required. Preferred minimum of five years of successful coaching experience in golf at the college or professional level. Knowledge of MAAC and NCAA rules and regulations for compliance. Public relations skills; excellent interpersonal and communications skills; and excellent organizational skills. Have the ability to deal with students, faculty, staff, alumni, boosters, college administrators and all media outlets.
About Saint Peter's University
Saint Peter's University is a Jesuit Institution located in Jersey City, NJ. The University sponsors 19 intercollegiate teams competing at the Division I level in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.