The Assistant Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach by coaching Cadet-Athletes, recruiting, monitoring Cadet-Athletes academic progress, scheduling, managing travel, overseeing the discipline and conduct of the Cadet-Athletes. This position reports to the Head Coach. All the duties of the position must be conducted in adherence with the policies, rules, and regulations of USMA, AWPAA, NIRA and the NCAA.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant Coach will aid the Head Coach with instruction of skills to Cadet-Athletes, plan and attend practice sessions, matches, workouts, and conditioning sessions, the recruitment of qualified perspective student athletes to the United States Military Academy, provide a positive education environment for all team members, assist with any approved camps, clinics, exhibitions, and campus activities, help with administrative tasks delegated, and any other duties assigned by the Head Coach. The Assistant Coach will be expected to promote the philosophy and objectives of Army West Point Athletic Association, adhere to and enforce all Departmental policies and procedures, and to abide by regulations set forth by the United States Military Academy, NIRA, and the NCAA.
Bachelor's Degree required.
1-3 years of collegiate coaching experience.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in diverse settings, both on campus and in the community.
Ability to provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of staff and cadet-athletes.
Ability to demonstrate effective communication skills both orally and written.
Ability to commit to the highest ethical standards.
Exposure to weather elements during outdoor events.
Must be able to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to perform duties in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment that may require medium lifting at times.
Internal Number: 1004
About Army West Point Athletic Association
The United States Military Academy (USMA) is renowned as the world's preeminent leadership development institution in the world. The mission of USMA is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army."
This position will be housed within the Army West Point Athletic Association, Inc. (AWPAA), which is a non-profit corporation organized to manage and support the 30 intercollegiate athletic programs at the Academy. The AWPAA mission is to provide an extraordinary NCAA Division I athletic experience that develops leaders of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country.