Covenant College, a nationally ranked, NCAA Division III institution in Lookout Mountain, GA is searching for a full time, 12 month, head softball coach to perform the following duties:
Discipleship of the students athletes in the program
Teaching and modeling the value of Christian competition
Recruiting and retaining quality student athletes who value and understand Covenant College’s mission and vision.
Overseeing all aspects of both varsity and junior varsity teams with a total target roster of 36 students athletes for the softball program
Hiring and supervising assistant coaches, including a full time assistant if target roster of 36 is achieved
Creating service and mission opportunities for student athletes to give back to the community
Planning, oversight, and administration of the softball budget
Organizing, planning and scheduling of all practices and competitions
Monitoring academic performance of student athletes and partnering with Student Development for discipleship, development and retention of student athletes
Conducting summer and exposure softball camps
Contributing and caring for the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole
If an Athletic Administrative Role is required within the Athletic Department, this position will be assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position will require that an average of 10 hours per week be dedicated to this role. Examples of possible roles include but are not limited to: game day management, intramurals, strength and conditioning, laundry, or student employee oversight.
Applications received by Friday, June 15 will receive priority consideration. No phone call please.
For full consideration please submit the below items to Tim Sceggel, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Experience in coaching softball, collegiate level coaching preferred.
A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.
A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Covenant College, USA South Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
Good written and oral communication skills.
A strong understanding of and commitment to Scripture, the Westminster Standards, the doctrinal standards of the PCA and the mission of Covenant College as a Christian liberal arts college.
An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
About Covenant College
Founded in 1955, Covenant College is an academically rigorous liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). At Covenant, we take our motto, “In all things Christ preeminent,” very seriously. We strive to ground everything we say and do in Christ and his teachings.Since 1955, Covenant College has provided a first-rate, life-changing college education. From humble beginnings in Pasadena, California, Covenant is now blessed with hundreds of acres atop beautiful Lookout Mountain, Georgia, an excellent faculty, and students eager to prepare for extraordinary callings in ordinary places.