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Head Field Hockey Coach

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Head Field Hockey Coach
Full Time / Part Time Full Time
Job Type
Reports To Director of Athletics and Recreation
Position Summary

This position is responsible to assist in all phases of a competitive intercollegiate Field Hockey program in compliance with NCAA, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations. This position reports to the Director of Athletics and Recreation. This position supervises assistant coaches and student assistants.

Principal Accountabilities

1. Effectively assist in coaching a competitive field hockey program in a manner, which promotes sportsmanship among athletes, ensuring compliance with all NCAA conference, Northeast Conference, and institutional rules and regulations.

2. Effectively assist in recruiting qualified student athletes to participate in the University’s athletic program, and effectively promote Bryant University academic and athletic programs to potential students.

3. Ensure that players associated with the field hockey program are eligible under NCAA and Northeast Conference regulations.

4. Assist in developing and implementing clinic(s), summer camp(s), and on-campus tryouts.

5. Effectively review and monitor student athlete academic progress; counsel where appropriate, and refer athletes to available University resources. Interact closely with faculty to monitor progress. Ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations. Maintain an electronic follow-up system.

6. Establish and maintain good personal relationships with student athletes, parents, staff, guidance counselors, the Community and the media.

7. Effectively recruit, hire, evaluate and motivate student assistants, ensuring that hiring and supervisory practices are in compliance with the spirit and intent of EEO/AA and other policies contained within the University’s employee and policy manuals.

8. Perform other duties as assigned.

Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate persons with disabilities.


This position is filled best by an individual with an undergraduate degree and related collegiate field hockey experience including successful recruiting, coaching and counseling student athletes. Knowledge and skill should also include experience in identifying at-risk students and enrolling them in appropriate services; excellent oral and written communication skills; experience motivating and supervising athletes and students, and a thorough understanding of and experience with NCAA and Northeast Conference rules and regulations. The ability to manage multiple tasks is essential. Knowledge of related computer applications is important. A valid driver’s license is required for travel. This position has non-standard hours.

Working Environment
Physical Capacities

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number STA01787
Work Hours
Open Date 05/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled
Applicant Special Instructions

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document