Connecticut College is conducting a regional search for part-time assistant coaches for the following sports;
Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving
Women's Field Hockey
The coach will assist the head coach with coaching/teaching during practice sessions and games, and video analysis, pre-game coaching and preparation, student-athlete counseling sessions (academic progress, social parameters, role on team, skill/strategy development), recruitment, and operations management. The assistant coach will adhere to all NCAA, NESCAC, and College regulations and represent the institution with the highest professionalism. While the Coaching Intern hours will vary week to week, on average this position will be scheduled to work up to 20 hours/week with some overtime hours available, but not to exceed 800 hours during the academic year. Compensation in addition to pay includes a limited College meal plan, and the opportunity to enroll in up to three courses at Connecticut College per semester at no charge if accepted as a Special Day Student. This position is term appointment ending in May 2023 with the possibility of renewal.
The PT assistant coach will assist in coaching/teaching, including development of practice plans, and individual skill development; assist head coach in executing recruitment plan including hosting; on-campus visits, development of prospect data base, frequent; communication with prospects through e-mail, phone, and text; messaging; assist in daily program operations including communication with team on practice times, away game departure times, meeting times, coordinate team operations, including equipment distribution and inventory, coordinate travel plan-winter training trip, bus-flight departure times, team meals, hotel room assignments, coordinate home meet preparations.
Bachelor's Degree required. Experience in collegiate coaching is preferred. Knowledge of NCAA and NESCAC rules and demonstrated ability to be a leader with effective communication skills is required. Must maintain the highest ethical standards regarding sportsmanship, integrity and professionalism.
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