Assistant Coach - Men's Golf

  Northeast Region School
  Northeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 07/22/19

Job Summary


  • Assists the head coach in supporting student-athlete academic success, recruiting prospective student-athletes.
  • Follow the college’s mission and student-athlete recruitment procedures, and planning and directing the applicable sports program/athletic team.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists the head coach in supporting student-athlete academic success by ensuring students are meeting the College’s academic progress expectations and assists head coach in providing and enforcing appropriate interventions when there are signs of deficiency.
  • Maintains positive relationships with New Jersey high school coaches to assist the athletic coach in recruiting prospective student-athletes.
  • Collaborates with other coaches to plan and direct the athletic team, assigning positions, preparing players for athletic competition, developing and implementing strategies to improve performance, and determining game strategy.
  • Models and encourages leadership, sportsmanship, teamwork, and positive citizenship.
  • Assists in verifying athlete eligibility prior to competition.
  • In the absence of the head coach, serves as the responsible party for student-athlete safety and conduct during all team athletic practices, games, events and activities and notifies the athletic director of any issues.
  • Assists the head coach in supporting marketing and public relations efforts by providing game/athletic contest results in a timely manner, sharing student-athlete success stories, and promoting athletics in the community using forums such as social media.
  • Assists in overseeing the maintenance and inventory of sports equipment and supplies.
  • Participates in regular coaching meetings and professional development as designated by the athletic director.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience: Playing and coaching designated sport.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, family members, faculty, staff, administrators and high school and college athletic staff.
  • Technical Skills: Working knowledge of current and emerging computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office products.
  • Other Skills: Knowledge of rules, strategies, and techniques of the applicable sport.
  • Knowledge of methods of physical conditioning.
  • Knowledge of any divisional regulations pertaining to the sport.
  • Knowledge of College, rules and regulations governing sports schedules and activities within and outside of College.
  • Knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies required to provide facilities suitable for the applicable sport.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct a sports program/athletic team.
  • Physical Requirements: The work is mostly sedentary; however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving an automobile, etc.
  • No special physical demands are required to perform the work.
  • Work Environment: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.


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