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Assistant Varsity Women's Volleyball Coach

Purpose of the Job:

Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Assistant Varsity Women’s Volleyball Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all aspects of leading University of the Sciences junior varsity and varsity women’s volleyball team.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Creates and implements practice and game plans.
  • Assists the Head Volleyball coach with instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
  • Organizes and directs individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the Head Volleyball Coach.
  • Assesses player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the Head Volleyball Coach informed of the athletic performance of student.
  • Assists the Head Volleyball Coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition.
  • Assist with determining game strategy.
  • Models sports-like behavior and maintains appropriate conduct towards players, officials, and spectators.
  • Follows established procedures in the event of an athlete’s injury.
  • Breakdown film and provide scouting reports.
  • Creates recruiting plans and relationships that will lead to identifying and attracting outstanding student-athletes.
  • Provide guidance to student-athletes regarding their academic and overall success.
  • Participate in fundraising events for the program and athletic department.
  • Maintain working knowledge of NCAA, MIAA, and the University of the Sciences policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization required.
  • 1 to 2 years playing/coaching experience required, collegiate experience preferred; or 4 to 5 years of combined experience as a NCAA volleyball player or student manager and competitive coach.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, or be eligible to obtain.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Must have competitive playing and/or coaching experience at the high school or college level or equivalent.
  • A strong commitment to the student-athlete concept and working knowledge of the NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • Candidates must be able to work effectively in a diverse work environment, be attentive to details, have the ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment, maintain confidentiality, handle frequent interruptions and manage multiple projects while keeping an organized workflow.
  • Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
  • Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.

Licenses/Certifications Required:

First Aid and CPR certification.

Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment and University field.

Physical Effort:

No or very limited physical effort required.

Environmental Conditions:

No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, email a cover letter/letter of interest and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) along with salary range/expectations to: employment@usciences.edu

Electronic submissions only

UScience is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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