Frostburg State University Athletics Department is seeking a full-time Assistant Football Coach – Defensive Coordinator for the FSU Bobcat football program. Position will be responsible for the preparation, analysis, performance, and success of all aspects of Defensive football strategy. This is a 12-month appointment and includes University System of Maryland benefits package.
Frostburg State boasts 22 varsity sports (10 men/12 women), which includes a nationally prominent football program. The Bobcat football team posted an 8-3 record in its first season at the NCAA Division II level. In the two previous seasons at the NCAA Division III level the Bobcats posted at 21-3 (8.75) record and established themselves as one of the top teams in the nation. Frostburg has won 256 games in program history and made 11 playoff appearances while boasting 37 All-Americans and eight National Football League (NFL) players.
Responsibilities: Oversee and assign duties to the Defensive coaching staff in consultation with the Head Football Coach, and coach a position assigned by the Head Football Coach. Recruit, retain, and graduate academically successful student-athletes. Promote the football program through public relations activities, alumni, and friends of football relationships as assigned by the Head Coach. Other related duties as assigned. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to overall departmental philosophy and collaboration.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. At least 5 years of coaching experience at the high school and/or collegiate level, including experience as a coordinator. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Preferred Qualifications: Master’s Degree. Proven ability to recruit student-athletes. Previous experience as Defensive Coordinator. Playing experience at the collegiate level.
About the University:
A member institution of the University System of Maryland, Frostburg State University is a public, comprehensive, largely residential regional university offering programs in the sciences, education, business, the arts and humanities at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. FSU prides itself on being a dynamic, learning-centered institution that emphasizes teaching with opportunities for professional development and research. More than 5,000 students enroll yearly.
About the Area:
FSU is located on a scenic 260-acre campus in the mountains of Western Maryland, a region rich in history, quaint shopping areas and eclectic cafes and food choices. The Western Maryland region is considered to be a four-season outdoor mecca of recreational experiences offering activities such as; hiking, mountain biking, water sports, snow skiing/boarding, climbing, fishing, golfing, etc. Frostburg offers a family-friendly college town feel with easy access to major cities like Pittsburgh, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. If you are looking for insightful colleagues, a great place to work and call home in a region with unlimited adventure seeking opportunities, FSU is ...for you!
Frostburg State University welcomes and encourages women, veterans and minorities to apply and seeks to recruit and retain a
diverse workforce. FSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify us in advance.