Head Coach, Softball

  Catholic College
  Northeast Region
  College Coaching
  Posted/Updated: 07/10/20

Job Summary



RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Provides leadership and supervision in all aspects of the softball program including, recruitment, retention, academic support, practice preparation, game strategy, alumni development, fundraising and community service

  • Recruitment of student athletes who meet the College's admission requirements. Meets annual recruitment goals as developed annually by the Director of Athletics

  • Coordinate and outline a complete recruiting agenda to identify quality student athletes. This should include names of players, high school visits, coaching contacts, personal contacts, attendance at showcases and tournaments, telephone and email contacts and campus visits

  • Mandatory attendance at all Admission open houses and scheduled orientations

  • Ensures compliance with all College, Skyline Conference and NCAA rules and regulations related to recruiting and academic monitoring for student-athletes

  • Collaborates with the Sports Information Director for the positive promotion of the softball program. Areas included should be individual and team statistics, media guides, reports to NCAA, Skyline Conference, individual accolades on and off the field and website updates

  • Ensures department and College regulations are understood by and complied with by student athletes and coaching staff

  • Work closely with the Athletics Department in any fundraising activities that will directly impact the softball program or the department in general

  • Represent the College at athletics meetings pertaining to Softball; including Skyline Conference meetings and NFCA coaches convention
  • Develop an annual operating budget and oversee the purchasing, distribution and collection of all equipment

  • Display a commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and ethical conduct as per the NCAA Constitution

  • Works closely with Director of Athletics on long and short-term planning for the softball program

  • Supervises and trains the Assistant Softball Coach


QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:


  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization

  • Knowledge of NCAA, conference and College rules and regulations

  • Previous successful coaching and playing experience on the College or High School level

  • Ability to work effectively with all College personnel, students, and the community

  • Evening and weekend hours essential

  • Must have a valid driver's license

 



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