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Assistant Softball Coach - Pitching

Creighton University Omaha, NE

Job Description

Assists head Women's Softball coach. This will include: coaching in practice, games and through film review and skill instruction, attending practices, monitoring conditioning of student athletes; recruiting prospective student athletes and completing all required forms; assisting in player development of offensive and defensive concepts, oversees drills, provides group and one on one instruction; makes travel arrangements and assists with logistical operations. Position will require compliance with NCAA rules.

Primary Duties:

  • Assists head coach in planning and running team practices, teaching offensive and defensive concepts to student-athletes; oversees drills and skill instruction, provides group and one-on-one instruction; assists in film review and opponent scouting, and player development both personally and athletically.
  • Performs recruiting related activities including contacting PSA's through written or verbal correspondence; evaluating skills and abilities of PSA's by travelling to high school and club competitions.
  • Engages with donors, fans, alumni and the community on behalf of the athletic program.
  • Assists in the implementation of the academic program, including the monitoring of individual student progress to ensure academic success.
  • Monitors the conditioning and training of student-athletes in conjunction with the athletic performance staff.
  • Maintains team itineraries and travel schedules; makes travel arrangements including meal planning, hotel, bus and flight reservations; provides information to visiting coaches.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree
2-4 year's related experience.
Knowledge of softball concepts/strategies and NCAA rules and regulations.
Knowledge of physical conditioning techniques and weight training.
Knowledge of basic statistics.
Recruiting skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.

Required Certifications and/or Licenses:

Job Details

Date Posted August 12, 2017
Date Closes August 12, 2018
Requisition 20170216
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Women's Softball
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Name For more information on this posting, please go to the Creighton University Employment Opportunities Site

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