Assistant Coach Job Description

Assistant Coach Job Description

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Assistant coach provides counsel, guidance, and scheduled formal training to coaches, staff members, and student athletes on NCAA and SEC rules and regulations.

Assistant Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Mentor and assist in the overall development of student-athletes on and off the court
Oversee and manage community service and events for the program
Responsible for the technical content in relation to the University cheer program
Interact professionally with support staff throughout the Division of Athletics (e.g., Student Services, Sports Information, Facilities, Business Office)
Work in conjunction with the athletic trainer and strength and conditioning coach to develop training work-outs and protocol to prevent injuries and improve their overall physical fitness that will enhance their performance on the field
Assist Head Coach in budget planning and management and planning and executing team travel
Assist the head and assistant baseball coaches in creating a team culture that will lead to a positive and meaningful experience for the baseball student- athlete
Provide opportunities for the student-athletes to develop life and leadership skills that will prepare them for the next fifty years of their lives
Assist in monitoring the academic performance of the baseball student-athletes in conjunction with the baseball academic advisor to help them achieve their full academic potential and graduate with a meaningful degree
Assist the head and assistant baseball coaches with special events, competitions, clinics

Assistant Coach Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Coach

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, SCCC, CSCS, NCAA, USA, NSCA

Education for Assistant Coach

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant coach job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Coaching, Computer, Communications, Education, Athletics, Leadership, Communication, Computers, The College, Kinesiology

Skills for Assistant Coach

Desired skills for assistant coach include:

NCAA rules and regulations
NCAA rules
Sound principles and rules governing specified sport
Landmark Conference and NCAA regulations
Sport and maintain a thorough and continuing familiarity with all applicable University
NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes
Big Ten Conference and NCAA regulations
College’s programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects
Effective coaching practices
NCAA

Desired experience for assistant coach includes:

Experience with DATAVOLLEY software
Must have a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements for insurability under Xavier’s policy
Minimum two years of experience as an assistant or head softball coach in intercollegiate athletics strongly
Demonstrated experience in off-campus talent assessment is highly preferred
Prior collegiate or high school coaching experience is required
Cooperation- Openly shares information, knowledge and expertise with co-workers and cooperates with other members to achieve the workgroup’s goals

Assistant Coach Examples

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Assistant Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of assistant coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant coach
  • Assist Head Coach by managing of the store functions (sales, merchandising, operations, accounting, ) or by managing a particular floor/business in a store
  • Sets priorities for employees to meet daily deadlines
  • Performs work in support of brand plans
  • Recruit athletes, retain current ahtletes
  • Teach proper skills and skill development to student-athletes, support student athlete's academic endeavors
  • Use technology such as cameras, computer hardware and software to market the team and promote home events
  • Assist with creation of marketing materials and promote the team via social media
  • Run practices, coordinate team travel, create itineraries, write post-event articles, submit travel rosters, and maintain student and team equipment
  • Recruit athletes, retain current athtletes
  • Drive students and equipment to/from events, event day setup and tear-down
Qualifications for assistant coach
  • Knowledge of the game of softball including rules, offensive and defensive strategies
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • On feet some days, sometimes for long hours
  • Demonstrated experience coaching at the college level and/or professional experience in the field of wrestling
  • Ability to give high-level lessons in Epee
  • Working knowledge of upkeep of Fencing equipment or a willingness to learn
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Assistant Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant coach. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for assistant coach
  • Responsible for assisting the Head Volleyball Coach with the overall management of the volleyball program including operations, team travel, recruiting, equipment, coaching, scheduling, and budget
  • Assists in the daily preparation and coordination of team practices
  • Assists the Head Volleyball Coach and other members of the volleyball coaching staff in the recruitment of highly skilled student-athletes for the volleyball team
  • Works closely with athletic training, academic and student services, and athletic performance staffs to monitor the progress of student-athletes
  • Performs necessary administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Volleyball Coach
  • Evaluating prospective student athletes by traveling to the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts, and other relevant recruiting opportunities during permissible recruiting periods
  • Practice and game day coaching
  • Practice design
  • Home game management
Qualifications for assistant coach
  • 3 years of call center or 3 years of retail management experience
  • Successful experience in coaching competitive swimming at the collegiate level
  • 1 - 3 years of experience coaching women’s softball
  • 2 years of collegiate coaching experience or four years of collegiate swimming and 1 year coaching senior level age group swimmers
  • Familiarity with, and understand of college fencing
  • Experience competing in cross-country or track and field at the collegiate level
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant coach. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for assistant coach
  • Assist with on and off-campus student athlete recruitment/scouting efforts
  • Assist with conducting drills for each practice session
  • Serve on university committees and/or task forces as assigned
  • Represent the team, department and university in a positive, professional and ethical manner
  • Assist the head coach in the development of a competitively successful team, which represents IUPUI positively and responsibly, and provides student-athletes the opportunity for a positive experience and climate in which to achieve their academic, athletic, and personal goals
  • Organize and effectively manage recruiting efforts, as assigned, of productive student-athletes who have the ability to be academically and athletically successful at IUPUI
  • Assist the head coach in providing leadership and instruction in the academic, personal, and athletic development of student-athletes, to include counseling team members in academic, citizenship, sportsmanship and personal matters, as assigned
  • Effectively organize and manage assigned administrative responsibilities, which meet departmental expectations within the appropriate and applicable guidelines and policies
  • Take instruction from head coach
  • Take instruction from Athletic Director & Principal
Qualifications for assistant coach
  • Experience coaching or managing logistics and operations within collegiate or elite Olympic sports
  • 1 year of collegiate cross-country or track and field coaching at the college level
  • Assisting with instruction and direct supervision of cheerleading team members during athletic sporting events (home and away football games during the fall semester, men’s and women’s home basketball games during the spring semester)
  • Assisting with recruiting student-athletes for the cheerleading team
  • Bachelor’s degree - One to two years of related experience or training - Collegiate-level bowling experience - Bowling pro shop experience preferred
  • Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s or higher degree or demonstrated equivalent in work experience
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Assistant Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assistant coach. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant coach
  • Assists in team coaching and individual player development
  • Assists in the coordination of team and individual travel for the purpose of team competition and player recruitment
  • Assists in preparation and implementation of both camps and adult clinics
  • Assists in the game day management
  • Assists in scouting and video preparation to prepare team for competition
  • Assists in monitoring academic, social, and personal development of women’s volleyball student-athletes
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships and communications with students, colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and general public
  • Makes financial reports for all JV trips away from home where money has been advanced and keeps accurate records when expenses are to be repaid
  • Attend all Pacific Athletic Department Coaches Meetings
  • Functions as a team player within the department and shares the vision for the future of the Volleyball Program and Athletic Department as outlined by Athletics Strategic Plan
Qualifications for assistant coach
  • Experience in cheerleading coaching/participation at the collegiate level
  • Experience in judging cheerleading competition and/or in selecting a squad of various styles and abilities preferred
  • Collegiate or high school archery coaching experience preferred
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, computer, printer, fax machine, projectors, video camera
  • Must be familiar with conducting research on the Web, creating travel arrangements online
  • A minimum of three years of women’s basketball coaching experience at the collegiate level
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Assistant Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assistant coach. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant coach
  • Help with the psychological preparation of team in both pre-game and post-game, and develop motivational approach to practice and games
  • Work to develop comprehensive knowledge of tennis in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives
  • Help with the psychological preparation of team in both pre-game and post-game, develop motivational approach to practice and games
  • Work to develop comprehensive knowledge of lacrosse in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives
  • Oversee and assist in the training of the second assistant for all job responsibilities
  • Work with student athletes individually developing specific skills that will help them be successful on the field
  • Independent and unchallenged decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present
  • Responsible for maintaining a budget
  • Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff
  • Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes
Qualifications for assistant coach
  • Demonstrated commitment to rules/policy compliance, , demonstrated commitment to student-athlete success both academically and athletically
  • Experience in coaching debate or related experience in national and regional intercollegiate debate (NPDA format preferred)
  • Ability to travel to/from tournaments
  • Ability to work with a diverse student body and staff
  • Potential for a goalkeeping specialist with a strong background in collegiate goalkeeping, OR for a field coach that has some comfort working with goalkeepers
  • Advanced knowledge of the fundamentals for fast pitch softball including game rules, regulations and officiating

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