Assistant Coach Women's Ice Hockey

  University (NY)
  Northeast Region
  College Coaching
  Posted/Updated: 08/04/20

Job Summary


  • Provide support to the head coach in effectively recruiting qualified and talented student-athletes from a global perspective. 
  • Cultivate a good rapport with coaches and area scouts.
  • Strategically develop a recruiting plan aimed at attracting individuals that possess the combination of elite hockey talent, exemplary character and are academically qualified hockey student-athletes to the University. 
  • Organize, plan and direct recruits on their campus visits.
  • Possess an understanding of current NCAA recruiting rules and regulations.
  • Monitor the eligibility of incoming first year student-athletes, while collaborating with the Athletic Department's compliance officer regarding status of these student-athletes within the NCAA Eligibility Center.
  • Provide primary support to the head coach with planning and implementation of team practice plans while providing a productive teaching environment during on and off ice training.
  • Play an intricate role in assisting the head coach with game plan preparations and game day coaching.
  • Provide analysis and feedback to head coach on observations before, during and after competition.
  • Communicate with all coaches during game regarding individual and team performance, tactics and opponents.
  • Assist the head coach with on/off ice player development programs. Assist with individual player development skills and coordinate effective video use for individual and team development opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 1-3 years coaching experience (preferable at the college level)
  • Ability to effectively communicate, problem solve, react under pressure, work with female student-athletes and motivate.
  • Ability to foster relations with internal staff and student-athletes.
  • Ability to manage and maintain confidential and private information; uses confidential, sensitive and/or private records and information, protects information appropriately.
  • Effective interpersonal, written, and electronic communications skills, including the ability to convey complex information in accessible terms to diverse or multicultural groups.
  • Computer proficiency using software and enterprise systems appropriate for the complexities of the role and its functions.


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