Assistant Coach – Saint Mary’s College of California – Full-time

School: Saint Mary's College of California
Position: Assistant Coach
Position Type: Full-time
Salary: 10-15K
Organization: NCAA
Level: Division I
Conference: WAC

Assist in organizing practices and intercollegiate competitions. Teach necessary skills from the basic fundamentals to the techniques and strategies of team play.Promote and foster a positive team environment, appropriate behavior, and sportsmanship by team members. Responsible for the conduct of team members both on and off the field/court. Promote the physical and mental well being of all program participants. Assist with supporting and monitoring the academic performance of team members including, graduation from the College. Support, monitor, and evaluate the academic performance of the student-athletes participating in the sport program. Be familiar with and use the academic support referral system to assist student-athletes as needed with their academic success. Assist with evaluating, recruiting and selecting qualified prospects who have the ability to compete in the classroom and athletically. Actively seek out and encourage a diverse group of prospects and assist them through the application process. Work collaboratively with the Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Support Services and the Admissions Office Staff to qualify and process prospects in a timely and efficient manner. Make recurring contacts by telephone, written correspondence, off-campus visits and evaluations, and coordination of campus visits as assigned by the Head Coach. Participate in activities to strengthen the connection between the Department of Athletics and Recreational Sports with other parts of campus. Involve your team in the life of the campus. Participate in activities that strengthen the relationship between the College and the community. Assist the Head Coach in scheduling of contests and opponents, and make arrangements for the contests as assigned by the Head Coach. Work with the Head Coach to plan and administer team travel arrangements to include transportation, meals, and lodging. Assist with alumni events, fund raising, promotional events, and college and community events as requested. Assist the Head Coach with inventory and care for all athletic equipment and apparel ; Assist the Head Coach in planning and conducting practices, facility preparation, compiling of physical testing data, and practice and game statistics ; Assist the Head Coach in the organization and coaching of summer camps Know, recognize, and comply with the laws, policies, rules, and regulations governing the College and its employees, and the rules of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (including, but not limited to, NCAA Bylaw, Article 11 and its requirement to report all athletically-related income and benefits from sources outside of the College to the President) and of the West Coast Conference as now constituted or as may be amended in the future. Immediately advise the Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports if you have reasonable cause to believe violations, whether by employees or students, have occurred or will occur.

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