Reporting to the Director of Athletics, a Head Coach directs and manages a varsity intercollegiate sport program at the college and, in general terms, is responsible for practice and game preparation, as well as recruiting, retention and program administration within that program. In addition they are responsible for the proper utilization of facilities and equipment, scheduling of practices, athletic contests and designated special functions. In addition, head coaches will serve as lecturers in the required physical education program (reporting to the EPE Chair) and be assigned a departmental administrative duty. Other duties can and will be assigned.
Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills required.
Experience at the intercollegiate level as a coach and administrator preferred.
Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Thenoise level in the work environment is usually moderate and characteristic of those encountered at collegiategames and events.
Physical Characteristics: This position involves both inside sedentary work, outside work on different fields, and in other fitness environments while coaching and training student-athletes. Evening and weekend hours in all types of weather,with travel is necessary. Lifting required (i.e., set-up of equipment, etc.) and some manual labor is expected. Exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects is required.
About McDaniel College
McDaniel College, recognized nationally among “ Colleges that Change Lives” and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs.