Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Assistant Football Coach Job Description

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Assistant football coach provides assistance with football operations, recruiting activities and other football program functions, as permitted by NCAA rules and policies governing non-coaching staff members.

Assistant Football Coach Duties & Responsibilities

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Represent the ASSOCIATION, when reasonably requested, in organizations governing the intercollegiate program, as deemed necessary by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics, such as NCAA, ACC
Responsible for the organization and coordination of a wide variety of administrative tasks as assigned by the Head Coach, which includes, but not limited to, team travel, contest scheduling, budget preparation and administration, facility usage, public relations, marketing, fundraising, community service and other daily operations for the program
Planning and implementation for this position in conjunction with the offensive or defensive coordinator
Assist with on-campus visits
Off-campus recruiting travel to games, recruiting fairs and schools as directed by Head Coach
Working with high school coaches to attract student-athletes to Hope College
Arrive at the office before the shift to pick up all necessary game equipment
Be knowledgeable on the rules and policies of each sport
Make sure all equipment is accounted for and working properly
Ensure that all staff has clocked in for their shift

Assistant Football Coach Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Football Coach

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

Education for Assistant Football Coach

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant football 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, Education, Communication, Athletics, The College, Athletic, Graduate, Leadership, Physical Education, Health

Skills for Assistant Football Coach

Desired skills for assistant football coach include:

NCAA rules and regulations
Regulations
Athletes’ scholastic status and work with teachers to encourage scholastic growth
NCAA Division III rules
Rules and regulations regarding designated sport per WIAA guidelines
Technical aspects of Football and willingness to continue to learn and examine new ideas pertinent to Football
Academic eligibility requirements
Retention of student-athletes
IPS and IHSAA rules regulation and guidelines governing the sport of Football
Commitment to NCAA

Desired experience for assistant football coach includes:

In addition, the Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach in developing a comprehensive and strategic game plan for each scheduled contest throughout the season
Must demonstrate strong communication skills and to be able to work effectively with staff, faculty, and other members of the University community
Master’s Degree in a field related to the duties of the position
COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRE
TRANSCRIPTS– Verifying that you meet the stated education requirements for the series
Relay necessary messages from the office to the appropriate person(s)

Assistant Football Coach Examples

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Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assistant football 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 football coach
  • Evaluate student officials on appearance, hustle, attitude, rule knowledge, mechanics
  • Act as a customer service representative to all participants and spectators
  • Answer and rule on all protests
  • Administer CPR or First Aid when necessary
  • Complete ejection reports for all disqualified participants
  • Make sure activity area clean/neat and all equipment is accounted for at the end of every shift
  • Return all equipment to the office
  • Complete an Incident Report Form and distribute to Assistant AD for Facilities and AD not later than 24hours post incident
  • Manage the intramural budget effectively in cooperation with the Manager of Athletic Operations
  • Assist in all aspects of coaching football - specifically defensive backs - including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development
Qualifications for assistant football coach
  • Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
  • Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
  • Proficiency in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Availability and willingness to work weekends and evenings
  • Bachelor's degree or other formal four-year training program with at least two but less than five years of experience or equivalent combination
  • Credentials should reflect proven success in coaching, recruiting, and working with student athletes in a peer-level or comparable team
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Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of assistant football coach. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant football coach
  • Teach and develop sport specific skills
  • Coaching strategies to enhance the athletic performance of studentathletes
  • Provide academic guidance for student-athletesuccess
  • Coaching the Tight Ends and/or Running Backs
  • Serve as offensive coordinator for the Hope College football program
  • Weekly game and practice planning
  • Work with and oversee offensive staff to develop opponent film breakdown and scouting reports
  • Potentially coach an individual position
  • Summer Camps – assist with the Hope Football Camp and work other college camps
  • Responsible to coach a position on the offensive side of the ball
Qualifications for assistant football coach
  • 3 years of coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of football
  • At least 3 years of coaching experience, preferably at the Division I level
  • Must be immediately eligible to obtain a State of California driver's license and must be able to comply with all universityrequirements pertaining to driving on university business
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and work experience
  • Thorough knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA Div
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Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of assistant football coach. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant football coach
  • Assist in game plans/practice plans/scripts for the Offense
  • Assist in video breakdowns and cut-ups, scouting reports, practice cards and practice plans for the Offensive side of ball
  • Other related activities that the Head Football assigns
  • Offensive breakdowns, Offensive postings, Ticket lists and assist with academics
  • Develops testing programs to determine the effectiveness of conditioning regimes
  • Responsible for coaching a position on the defensive side of the ball (OLB)
  • In charge of game plans/practice plans/scripts for the Defense
  • Assist in video breakdowns and cut-ups, scouting reports, practice cards and practice plans for the Defensive side of ball
  • Guide other assistants on the Defensive side of ball (Defensive breakdowns, Defensive postings, Defensive playbook)
  • Assist with on-field coaching, game preparations
Qualifications for assistant football coach
  • Effective communication and leadership skills with student/athletes and peers on campus
  • Preferred Minimum 3-5 years of college coaching experience
  • Must have BS/BA Degree, Masters Preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology, Nutrition or a related field
  • Two years of experience working in a Division I or Professional Strength and Conditioning program
  • Master’s degree with five years collegiate coaching experience and/or NFL coaching experience
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Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant football 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 football coach
  • Works with different areas within the Athletics Department (for example, equipment room, facilities, sports medicine, sports information) to ensure proper communication of schedules, court preparation, and other needs
  • Coordinates with equipment managers to ensure that the necessary athletic equipment has been ordered and is available for scheduled practices and competitive events and that practice apparel and contest uniforms are collected, laundered and issued at appropriate times
  • Ensures fiscal responsibility by administering the programs’ budget within University and department guidelines, including preparing – or assisting in preparation of – team budgets, expense reports, and mileage reports
  • Participates in planning and arranging team travel, including coordination of transportation, lodging, and meals
  • Coach defensive backs
  • Establish a philosophy and method of training that will maximize the athletic and competitive success of student-athletes
  • Demonstrate a wide variety of ability and knowledge in developing pre-season, in-season and off-season programs
  • Evaluate individual strengths and weaknesses of student-athletes and develop strategies to enhance performance
  • Design individualized work-out plans
  • Establish and maintain productive channels of communication with head and assistant coaches
Qualifications for assistant football coach
  • Responsible for assisting the Head Coach in developing a comprehensive and strategic game plan for each scheduled contest throughout the season
  • Teach all basic and advanced skills required in the sport of Football
  • Desired candidate will have outstanding verbal communication
  • Prior coaching experience as a Quarterbacks coach, preferred
  • Some experience coaching other offensive positions, preferred
  • 1-2 years full-time College Coaching experience at the Division I, II, III, NAIA or Junior College
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Assistant Football Coach Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an assistant football 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 football coach
  • Work proactively with other members of the Sports Performance staff in the overall development and well-being of student-athletes including collaborating on welfare issues such as health, nutrition, rehabilitation of injuries, academic performance
  • Provide safe training environment with programming consistent with current science and best practice in order to maximize student-athlete success
  • Maintain weight room, offices and equipment to include proper cleaning and repair in conformity with health and safety expectations
  • Ensure professional appearance of facility for recruiting purposes
  • Assist with recruiting visits of prospective student-athletes
  • Ensure proper supervision of student-athletes, including instruction on safe use of all equipment
  • Assist with the supervision of students, interns and/or graduate assistants
  • Maintain an environment of mutual respect and civility in the weight room that is conductive to a supportive, productive and healthy atmosphere for both male and female student-athletes
  • Report any knowledge of rules violations
  • Recruit academically qualified student athletes
Qualifications for assistant football coach
  • Experience coaching the passing game
  • Assist the Head Coach in building an offensive system to teach all basic and advanced skills required for student-athletes in the sport of football
  • 1-2 years full-time College Coaching experience at the Division I, II, III, NAIA or Junior College required
  • 1 to 3 years of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Should have knowledge and familiarity with video editing equipment
  • Some lifting, carrying of football equipment to/from practice field

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