Northland College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin, is seeking a hard-working, motivated, and driven individual for its Assistant Baseball Coach position with emphasis on pitching.
This position reports to the Head Baseball Coach and the Director of Athletics.
-Practice and game preparation & execution for the pitching staff.
-Individual Development Plans for pitching staff.
-Creation of opponent scouting reports, and game plan for success.
-Identification and recruitment of high-quality student-athletes, including travel to see recruits play/practice, communicate with recruits, parents, high school & travel coaches, etc.
-Maintain recruiting database.
-Create recruiting material, including hard copies and digital material.
-Maintain team social media accounts.
-Communications with alumni and program sponsors/donors.
-Plan and execute annual Alumni Game & Alumni Day.
-Monitor and track academic progress of student-athletes.
-Help create and monitor strength & conditioning program of student-athletes.
-Promote, plan and execute summer/winter youth camps and high school prospect camps.
-Create and maintain effective working relationship with multiple departments across campus, including admissions, faculty, advancement, athletics, maintenance, etc.
-Explore, plan and engage in community service and fundraising projects for both the program and the athletic department as a whole.
-Other duties within both the baseball program and the athletic department as assigned by the Head Coach and/or Director of Athletics.
Interested applicants can apply with a cover letter, resume and list of references at: https://www.northland.edu/job/assistant-baseball-coach/
Experience coaching at the high school, college and/or professional level.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to teach the game of baseball at a high level within the systems as set up by the Head Coach, while also providing valuable insight and input on ways to improve teaching and strategy.
Dedication to the physical, social, emotional, and academic development of student-athletes, as well as the overall well-being of the individual student-athlete, the baseball program, the athletic department and the institution as a whole.
Ability to throw BP and hit fungos as needed.
Current CPR and First Aid certificate or willingness to acquire certification.
Previous collegiate coaching experience.
Previous success in recruitment and retention of high-quality student-athletes.
Past experience with creating both digital recruiting and social media content, and hard copy recruiting materials.
Experience developing and working with pitchers daily.
Certified Strength & Conditioning certificate, or willingness to acquire certification.
Knowledge of new-age training systems such as, but not limited to Driveline, Rapsodo, etc.
Northland College is an NCAA Division III institution located in Ashland, Wisconsin along the shores of Lake Superior. Northland College competes in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Northland College sponsors 14 varsity athletic programs.