The Defensive Coordinator for Football reports to the Head Football Coach and the Director of Athletics. The Defensive Coordinator for Football will assist the Head Football Coach in the areas of coaching, film, scouting, recruiting, academic and conduct monitoring and strength and conditioning. The Defensive Coordinator for Football is responsible for all defensive operations and performance of the football team. This is a full-time, 12 month exempt position. Other administrative responsibilities will be assigned.
• Oversee all defensive preparation and performance. • Supervise the defensive coaching staff. • Assist in the organization, preparation and coaching of the Husson University football team to include: o Attendance at all practices, scrimmages and games. o Recruiting and scouting off campus. o Attendance at pre-season training. • Implement the basic principles and policies of the athletic governing bodies (NCAA and CCC) and Husson University. • On field coaching responsibilities as assigned by the Head Football Coach. • Assist in monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes. • Assist in monitoring the conduct of student-athletes. • Assist with recruiting to include: off and on campus recruitment, and communication with prospects. Assist in the strength and conditioning and general training of the team. • Responsibility to meet with the head coach on a daily basis concerning all defensive preparation as well as recruiting activities. • Directly responsible to the Head Coach for all related assignments concerning the football program. • Other duties assigned by the Head Football Coach • Other administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics. The Defensive Coordinator will oversee all equipment and laundry operations for the department of athletics.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred Minimum of 3-5 years of full-time coaching experience Experience coaching defensive college football
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and/or ABILITIES Must have the ability to relate to players and adapt in any coaching environment. They must show great knowledge of the game and be able to coach the position(s) appointed to them.
Must also possess the skills to function well in a variety of support roles that interact positively with the administration, faculty, coaching staff, student-athletes and other on-campus and off-campus communities.