The Assistant Field Hockey Coach is one of the positions responsible for administering all of the year-round activities of the field hockey program. The assistant coach will be responsible for working alongside the Head Field Hockey Coach to facilitate the overall development, including interpersonally, academically and athletically, of every field hockey student-athlete. Additionally, this candidate, along with the Head Coach, will work with Sport Administrator to continually evaluate and effectively communicate the program's needs in the areas of academics, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, program marketing, department compliance, alumni relations, facility management, recruiting, and life skills.
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Develop the necessary skills in all student-athletes and improve the overall competitiveness of the program; Assist in the organization of team training, practice sessions and competition; Assist in the recruitment of prospective student athletes; Assist in the planning of fundraising and alumni relations activities; Assist in monitoring student-athlete academic progress; assist with the organizational process for overall facility and game day management; Participate in the continued development and implementation of the life skills program; Assist with the video program, including exchange of video and analysis of both Miami and opponent videos; Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.
Minimum: Bachelor's Degree; Coaching experience
Goal Keeper experience adds an extra value to the candidate; Proficient in the use of video analysis technology such as Sports Code/Gamebreaker; Experience with technology used to analyze sport performance, such as GPSports or FirstBeat; 3-4 years of field hockey coaching experience at a highly competitive level (Collegiate or International). Strong interpersonal skills to deal with prospective student-athletes, student-athletes, staff and university personnel.
About Miami University
Affiliation: Public university of OhioPhilosophy: Miami is a residential university with a focus on teaching undergraduates. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.Established: 1809; named for the Miami Indian Tribe that inhabited the area now known as the Miami Valley Region of OhioLocations: Main campus in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati); regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio; European Center in LuxembourgEnrollment: 14,872 undergraduates and 2,395 graduate students on the Oxford campus; 3,680 undergraduates on the Hamilton campus; 2,271 undergraduates on the Middletown campus; 205 graduate students at the Voice of America Learning Center (based on Fall 2010 enrollment)
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