Assist in planning, organizing, and administrating all aspects of a competitive Division I men’s hockey program within the guidelines of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC), and St. Cloud State University.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: •Coaching: practice planning including day-to-day organization, communication, and instruction; game preparation including game day execution, scouting, video analysis, and organization of team travel •Recruiting: talent identification and evaluation, correspondence, assistance with admission process and NCAA initial eligibility •Student-athlete development: mentoring to include individual and team dynamics, team rules and conduct, leadership development, commitment to safety and well-being of student-athletes •Academic monitoring of student-athletes in collaboration with office of compliance and academic services; commitment to degree progress and graduation •Compliance: demonstrating integrity in operations and adhering to all NCAA, conference, and University policies and procedures •Public relations: occasional media and speaking engagements, contact with alumni and supporters, effective professional working relationships with student-athletes, staff, administration, alumni, and general public, engagement with youth through camps/clinics and community service •Fundraising: develop community support for program, engage in Department of Athletics events, assist with fundraising activities including special events and camps/clinics
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter-Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.ifo.org/contract09-11/2009-2011.pdf.
Progressive coaching and/or playing experience
Evidence of strong interpersonal skills and effective communication orally and in writing
Evidence of a valid driver’s license, or ability to acquire a legal driver’s license or qualify for a reasonable accommodation
Commitment to academic success of student-athletes
Evidence of ability to teach and work with persons from diverse backgrounds
Strong organizational skills
Knowledge of NCAA Division I rules and regulations
Demonstrated experience coaching with at least 2 years of progressive experience
Experience with, contacts for, and knowledge of collegiate recruiting
Familiarity with recruiting and scouting software
Familiarity with strength and conditioning philosophy and applied techniques
About St. Cloud State University
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings.Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career.Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River. The St. Cloud metropolitan area is 24th on Forbes magazine's “Best Small Places for Businesses and Careers." St. Cloud State is ranked in Forbes magazine's "America's Top Colleges" and Money magazine's "Money's Best Colleges."