Head Golf Coach (Men's

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of La Verne

Head Golf Coach (Men's & Women's)

Job Description Summary:
To plan, organize, direct and evaluate all phases of competitive intercollegiate Men's and Women's Golf programs. To understand the role of Division III athletics in the educational process and recruit quality student-athletes which will reflect and represent the quality of the University of La Verne.

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you're passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!

Specific Duties:
  • Responsible for coaching; recruiting qualified student-athletes; planning, organizing, conducting and supervising regular practice sessions and contests.
  • Annual recruitment goal of 4-6 student athletes for both the men’s and women’s programs, respectively.
  • Responsible for monitoring of, and accountable for, overall budget administration for both Golf programs.
  • Maintain and update the inventory of equipment, uniforms and materials needed to successfully operate both Golf programs.
  • Develop the contest schedule and coordinate all team travel arrangements both Golf programs.
  • Assign responsibilities to and supervise all work for assistant coach(s) and graduate assistant(s).
  • Mentor, counsel and monitor academic progress of student-athletes in both Golf programs.
  • Responsible for compliance of NCAA, SCIAC, and University of La Verne rules and regulations.
  • Develop and maintain positive alumni and community relations.
  • Responsible for fundraising as necessary to supplement the funding of a competitive intercollegiate Golf program for both the men and women.
  • Assist the Athletics Department with fundraising endeavors.
  • Interact with all other college constituencies.
  • Serve as an Academic Advisor for student-athletes on the team as an informed consumer of advising concepts and academic policies, includes supporting academic events like SOAR, etc.
  • Perform other duties, summer duties, special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven recruiting skills and must have a commitment to academic success and student-athlete well being.
  • This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a strong preference given to those with a Master’s degree.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years previous college coaching experience with demonstrated success.
  • A valid California drivers license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • First Aid and CPR Certifications are desired.

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

Institutional Profile
Located in Southern California, the University of La Verne offers a distinctive and relevant educational experience to a diverse population of students, preparing them for successful careers and a commitment to lifelong learning across the liberal arts and professional programs. The academic units of the not-for-profit university include the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business and Public Management, the LaFetra College of Education, and the College of Law. The university offers both undergraduate and graduate programs, including degree programs tailored for working adults. The university's central campus is located 30 miles east of Los Angeles in the historic Old Town section of La Verne, a city with a population of approximately 35,000 at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. The university also has eight regional campuses throughout California and the College of Law campus in Ontario, California. The university is classified as a Carnegie Doctoral Institution with moderate research activity. Core values are reflected throughout all curricular and co-curricular programs, its emphasis on close professor-student interaction, personal support of its students, and its diversity.

The University of La Verne prides itself in being reflective of the diversity of Southern California. Approximately 80 percent of its nearly 8,500 students come from diverse backgrounds and the U.S. Department of Education has designated the university as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). With 80,000 alumni, the university fulfills a critical community function in educating students from underserved populations, many of whom are the first generation in their family to attend college.

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation


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