Assistant Hockey Coach

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

Primarily reporting to the head coach of men’s hockey, this position will assist the head coach of hockey in all phases of the program. Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75%) and administrative duties (25%).

Coaching responsibilities: assist with and provide on ice instruction during practices and games. Provide video analysis for game and practice sessions.

Teaching responsibilities: As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction. Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit.

Recruiting responsibilities: assist with both on campus and off campus recruiting efforts. Coordinate campus recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.

Administrative duties: provide academic support and monitor academic progress for student-athletes. Provide additional support for contest management as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of playing and/or coaching experience at the college level.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work in a diverse community

Preferred Qualifications

NCAA division III and NESCAC conference experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927,