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Assistant Coach – Women’s Ice Hockey

 

College of the Holy Cross

 

Description

 

Assist Head Coach with all facets of the women’s ice hockey program, primarily by: instructing student-athletes on ice hockey skills and techniques, educating on ice hockey rules and NCAA requirements, assessing comprehension of skills, techniques and rules and providing additional instruction as appropriate, and preparing team for competition and practice. Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Hockey East, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Major Areas of Responsibility:

• Responsibilities:

• Provide individual and team instruction to student-athletes on:

• rules & fundamentals

• skill attainment

• techniques and methods required to demonstrate satisfactory performance in a safe manner

• team concepts

• Provide individualized coaching/tutoring/mentoring to student-athletes, including preparatory work that includes:

• assessing student-athlete skill attainment demonstrated during practice, competition, and in films of both practice and competition

• reviewing video of opponent performance and subsequently designing individualized and team instruction for Holy Cross student-athletes

• determining specific daily practice activities that will be conducted by student-athletes

• developing instruction for individual student-athletes and specific team needs

• determining pre-competition activities that will be conducted during days of competition

• attending workshops and training sessions for the purpose of researching methods to provide student-athletes with training and instruction on: rules, fundamentals, team concepts, physical health, safety, skill attainment, conference rules and regulations

• Recruiting:

• identifying talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes

• Administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to::

• collaborating with coach to develop annual goals for the program

• maintaining records

• effectively communicating with coaches, prospects and parents

• tracking academic progress and providing counseling as appropriate

• assisting with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities

• administering sport clinics as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration

• Minimum Qualifications:

 

• Bachelor’s degree required

 

• Prior experience instructing and coaching, preferably at the Division I level

 

• Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

 

• Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

 

• Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged Additional Information: This is a full time, exempt level position. The College is committed to providing competitive market pay for its employees. The College also offers a competitive benefits package for full-time staff, including:

• 10% College contribution to the 403(b) Retirement Plan (1 year wait waiver available)

• Condensed summer 4-day work week

• Tuition benefits

• Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development opportunities

• Generous paid time off

 

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace. To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to: https://www.holycross.edu/human-resources/benefits

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please upload a resume (CV) and cover letter. In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see http://www.holycross.edu/mission) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity. Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.

 

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