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Lead NCAA Division I volleyball program by recruiting and developing qualified student-athletes, supervising assistant coaches, and organizing schedules. The head coach must conduct the program in a manner that recognize the primacy of academics by recruiting, supporting, and retaining student-athletes who will be competitive in the Patriot League. The head coach must ensure that the volleyball program operates in compliance with all College, Patriot League and NCAA rules and regulations.
Provides leadership to team that achieves academic and athletic success on a consistent basis. Head coach monitors academic progress; develops training programs that are safe and effective for student-athletes; schedules games and practices in accordance with College policies; coordinates travel arrangements; oversees selection of team equipment and apparel; coordinates video analysis; develops game strategies; completes reports; and maintains records as required. Coordinates recruitment of student-athletes. Head coach identifies talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes; effectively communicates with high school coaches, club coaches, prospects and parents; and supports key applicants within admissions and financial aid offices. Provides leadership to program. Maintains an environment that reflects the department’s commitment to excellence, integrity, respect and leadership. Collaborates with sport administrator and/or Director of Athletics to develop annual goals for program. Communicates program’s needs and concerns responsibly and in timely manner. Attends workshops, training sessions and meetings required for head coaches by the College and the conference. Responsible for administration of all phases of the program, including monitoring team budget, completing expense reports, and conducting sports camps and/or clinics. Participates in marketing and fundraising initiatives. Engages in special events to generate interest within the College community, alumni, and region. Oversees operational activities of assistant coaches and prepares annual evaluations for direct reports. Performs other duties as assigned by sport supervisor and/or Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree required. Previous coaching experience required, preferably at the Division I level. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged.
Offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check and professional references.
- This is an exempt level position.
- The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.
- A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).
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Athletic Volunteer/Internships - College of the Holy Cross, (Worcester, Mass.)
Holy Cross Athletics is seeking many qualified and creative Interns for Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015. We are looking for video prodigies, marketing strategists, social media enthusiasts, and creative minds (it helps to be a sports fan!) who are well-organized and want to be a part of a fun and energetic organization.