Assistant Football Coach

  University (MI)
  Central Region
  College Coaching
  Posted/Updated: 06/02/20

Job Summary

Summary of Position:

The Assistant Football Coach will be responsible for assisting in recruiting and coaching members of the Football Team. This is a defensive coaching position. The position is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the NCAA at the Division II level.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or will have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree within a year from date of hire.


Required Work Experience:

  • One year of college coaching experience or 3 years of head coach experience at a major high school.
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and a working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required.


  • Maintain knowledge and rules of NCAA in all aspects as it relates to this position
  • Recruits student-athletes and completes necessary compliance paperwork with regard to recruiting.
  • Assists in study hall or academic counseling sessions
  • Maintain knowledge of defensive coaching strategies
  • Assist with pre/post workouts
  • Provides academic/personal counseling of position players
  • Compiles and reviews accountability sheets and visits with players on a weekly and monthly basis as needed
  • Assists in development of defensive game planning.
  • Assists in organization and development of game day call sheet
  • Assists with practice planning with other members of coaching staff
  • Advises coaching strategies for special teams
  • Utilizes summer camp exposure as positive public relations work for the institution
  • Assist in management and coordination of staff meetings and practice schedules.

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