Blue Mountain College - Assistant Baseball Full-Time
Blue Mountain College
Location: Blue Mountain, Mississippi
Salary: Depending on experience
Assistant Baseball Coach
POSITION SUMMARY: The Assistant Baseball coach shall be responsible for assisting the Head Coach in directing and supervising the baseball program. This position will have duties in recruiting and working with hitters and infielders.
•Assist with the development of the baseball/softball complex and assist with other athletic events. •Establish and maintain a good relationship with high schools in the district. •Recruit quality athletes who are an asset to the institution, on the baseball field, in the classroom and in the community. •Coaching and planning for recruiting and hitting and infield instruction • Develop plans for fall scheduling •Maintain ethical standards in the baseball program to promote a positive image of the College throughout the district, state and nation. • Actively participate in developing practice plans and training at practices •Ensure academic progress of athletes. •Strictly adhere to NAIA and Southern States Athletic Conference rules and regulations. •Ensure proper conduct by athletes on campus, on the baseball field and at College functions. •Maintain a competitive baseball program at Blue Mountain College. •Work cooperatively with the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, Head Varsity Coach for use and care of facilities, and the utilization of personnel. •Attend the appropriate College meetings and cooperate with other campus units as needed. •Follow proper procedures in purchasing equipment. •Maintain an inventory of all athletic equipment in the baseball program. •Developing and maintaining the baseball complex. •Any other assignments made by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. •Work cooperatively with the Athletic Director and Varsity Men’s Baseball coach in all areas of the men’s baseball program and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
•Experience and evidence of successful coaching of baseball •Understanding of the role of the Intercollegiate Athletic Program in a Christian College •Excellent oral and communication skills •Motivator and role model for student athletes •Understanding of, adherence to, and enforcement of safety procedures •Fostering of a cooperative environment •Ability to work evenings and weekends as required •Ability to travel •Valid commercial driver license with good driving record; must be insurable
REPORTS TO:Director of Intercollegiate Athletics FSLA STATUS:Exempt