The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach reports to the Head Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach and is responsible for assisting in planning, organizing, directing, evaluating, and administering all aspects of the men’s and women’s golf programs. The Assistant Men’s and Women’s Golf Coach will instruct student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of golf.
As an active member of the Newman Community, this position contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other faiths, cultures, or backgrounds. This position will articulate and connect the work of the department with the Newman University mission and the responsibility to help prepare students to transform the world inspired by Catholic Social Teachings as exemplified by the Newman University Sponsors, The Adorers of the Blood of Christ. This is a part-time position with a set annual salary of $15,000.
Assist in directing all aspects of the coaching and management of competitive NCAA Division II men’s and women’s golf programs.
Instruction of physical health, team concepts and safety to student athletes.
Oversee the recruiting and retention of qualified NCAA Division II student-athletes (in accordance with NCAA Bylaws).
Demonstrate a working knowledge of and ability to comply with all NCAA Division II, MIAA Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.
Monitor the eligibility status of student-athletes and mentor student-athletes in their academic progress to assure timely progress-toward-degree completion.
Assist in managing the program within its established budget.
Successfully complete NCAA education modules prior to recruiting and CARA.
Schedule and conduct regular practice sessions and monitor the conditioning and weight training of student-athletes to ensure student-athletes are physically prepared for competition.
Assist in arranging a competitive game schedule with approval by the Director of Athletics.
Assist in submitting all NCAA Division II compliance documentation, in accordance with deadlines, as requested by the Associate AD/Compliance and the Director of Athletics.
Develop strategies to motivate maximum level of individual and team athletic performance and appropriate personal and social conduct within the mission of Newman University.
Participate and assist with fundraising, promotional, and public relations events within the community including on-campus and off-campus events, specifically including booster club activities and community engagement/service projects.
Assist in planning all team travel arrangements with approval of the Director of Athletics, as well as transport teams to competition.
Plan, conduct, and manage men’s and women’s golf camps, clinics, or leagues, as appropriate, within the guidelines and regulations of NCAA Bylaw 13.12.
Complete University-required trainings, including FERPA and Title IX.
Contribute to the overall success of the Athletics department and Golf program by performing all other duties as assigned.
Experience as a successful golf coach or golf professional; preferably as a head coach at the college level.
Possess valid driver’s license and be in good standing with the DMV.
Ability to recruit and retain qualified NCAA student-athletes and to facilitate timely progress toward graduation.
Effective leadership and strong oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of NCAA Division II rules and regulations preferred.
Sound human relations skills in dealing with student-athletes, university personnel, and members of the off-campus community.
Ability to participate with fundraising within the community.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.
Must be willing to be certified in First-aid and CPR, as required by NCAA rules.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Physical Requirements: (Outdoor)
Position involves both inside sedentary work and outside work on the field in coaching and training situations with student athletes.
Demonstration of appropriate skills may involve strained muscles or orthopedic related injuries from running, throwing, pitching or hitting.
Major hazardous conditions can result from the operations of field maintenance equipment including, but not limited to, tractors, drags, and mowers.
Exposure to fertilizer, lawn chemicals, and weather conditions.
Physical Requirements: (Indoor)
Position requires durability.
Health and safety factors to be considered include injuries from court related activities and training responsibilities.
About Newman University
Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faiths. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to help us empower our graduates to transform society!