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Men's Volleyball Head Coach

Department: Athletics
To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to hr@thomasmore.edu
Contact: Laura Custer, Director of Human Resources
email: hr@thomasmore.edu
phone: 859-344-3314

 Basic Purpose

The Head Coach for the Men’s Volleyball Program is responsible for management of all facets of the men’s volleyball program including, but not limited to: coaching/teaching, recruiting, budget management, administration, scheduling of competitions, team travel, weekly practice sessions, hiring and supervision of assistant coaches/interns, community service, student development, and compliance with NCAA, conference and college rules and regulations.

 

Core Competency Skills Required

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong interpersonal skills to work with various college constituencies.

  • The ability to work a flexible and irregular schedule, including nights and weekends.
  • Works well as a team member or independently.
  • Excels in prioritizing multiple tasks with attention to detail, problem solving and follow-through to consistently meet expectations and deadlines.
  • Strong management skills and mentoring ability for interns and assistants.

 

  

 

 Principal Activities

           

  • Develop a program of athlete recruitment commensurate with the aims and goals of Thomas More College and appropriate for a member of the NCAA, Division III.
  • Plan and coordinate practice and game plans for intercollegiate competition.
  • Determine policies and procedures for team selection and athlete participation.
  • Make recommendations about game schedules and budget for the team.
  • Follow the approved budget for team.
  • Track the academic progress of the volleyball team student-athletes and provide appropriate advice and assistance to help insure the successful completion of each players stated program of study.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising program to raise funds necessary to offset expenses associated for non-budgeted expenses and spring training trips.
  • Organize community service projects for the volleyball team players to complete per the mission of the NCAA, the Thomas More College Athletic Department.
  • Evaluate game officials as required.
  • Adhere to a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations governing volleyball competition at the collegiate level and adhere to the rules and standards established by Thomas More College, and NCAA (Division III).
  • Participate in Athletic Department staff meetings, functions and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

 

 Education, Specialized and/or Technical Knowledge Requirements

·         Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s preferred.

·         Experience in coaching intercollegiate men’s volleyball desired.

·         Computer literacy required.