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Assistant Softball Coach
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Bethune-Cookman University | Daytona Beach, FL
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Job Description


Job Title: Assistant Softball Coach

As a full time assistant softball coach at Bethune-Cookman University, the qualified candidate will assist the Head Softball Coach by performing roles and responsibilities that will help effectively manage the day-to-day operations of a Division I softball program in accordance with NCAA, MEAC Conference and Bethune-Cookman University policies and procedure s, while assisting the athletic department in achieving the goals for student-athlete development. The

Assistant coach needs to demonstrate proven abilities in establishing good rapport and effective working relationships with

Student-athletes, administrators, faculty, staff, and the community.

Job Summary: The assistant softball coach will report directly to the head softball coach and is directly responsible for the following duties:

Essential Functions:

* Direct support of the vision, goals and strategies of the bead coach
* Serves as a teacher in practice and competition with respect to individual and team skill development for the
* Softball program, to include video evaluation with each athlete on a weekly basis.
* Upon completion of NCAA certification test, actively recruit (evaluate; communicate; document; organize on
* Campus visits) the highest caliber of student-athletes to attend and compete for the university.
* Supervise practice, skill sessions, study ball and team travel under the oversight of the head coach.
* Serves as a mentor and positive influence on the student-athletes in the softball program.
* Represents the university and athletic department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
* Organizes and oversees fall/spring and/or summer camps and clinics.
* Travels on occasion representing the university at various functions and events.
* Organization of scouting reports and pre-game preparation of opponents, to include video evaluation.
* Oversight of equipment, apparel distribution and management.
* Assists and is directly involved in the monitoring of classroom participation, attendance and academic success for all student-athletes within the softball program.
* Committed to promote an atmosphere of compliance and adherence to institutional, conference and NCAA
* Rules and regulations.
* Effective communication (oral, written and interpersonal), organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to initiate and complete projects within specific deadlines.
* Ability to integrate innovative technology and possess strong computer skills with a general knowledge of recruiting and video software, while also being willing to learn additional programs as needed
* Any other administrative or on-field duties as assigned by the head coach.

Education and Experience: A bachelor's degree is required and a Master's degree is preferred for each full time assistant coach; At least one-year demonstrated success as a collegiate softball coach and/or two years of success competing at the collegiate and/or professional level.

Requirements: Employee e will be required to possess a valid Florida driver's license, current certification annually for NCAA recruiting and rules implementation and pass routine and random drug screening as mandated by the department of athletics.

Environmental/Physical Conditions: The employee must be physically able to demonstrate many of the skills required for the student-athletes to succeed in the respective sport. The employee also must be able to work outdoors during in-climate weather and also during extreme cold and hot weather situations.

BCU reserves the right to modify job descriptions at any time in its' attempts to improve the operations of the university.