In collaboration with head coaches and athletic administrative
staff, assistant coaches plan practices to teach, encourage and
develop student athlete skills and game techniques. Responsible for
developing in athletes an understanding of proper nutrition,
personal health and safe strength development. Teaches 2-3 physical
education courses annually. Identifies and recruits athletically
and academically qualified student-athletes, scouts opponents,
manages team travel, organizes community service activities and
maintains parent and alumni communication. Coaches will demonstrate
commitment to the W&L philosophy by emphasizing academic
priorities for student-athletes as well as the importance of good
citizenship on and off the playing field.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually
strive to foster an inclusive campus community, which recognizes
the value of all persons regardless of identity. Our department is
committed to contributing to an educational environment that is
rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
- Coaches team members individually and in groups, and
demonstrates game techniques. Manages designated skill development
areas or groups of positions. Develops and recommends strategy,
teaches theoretical skill and position assignments. 20%
- Plans coaching and practice sessions in accordance with
Conference and university regulations. 10%
- Teaches 2-3 physical education courses annually as required for
student graduation criteria. Substitute teaches as needed when
requested by Head Coach and Director of PE. 10%
- Promotes the athletics program and specific sport through
community events, camps and public speaking. Teaches athletic
skills and development through local youth programming. 3%
- Mentors and advises student athletes on personal health,
strength training, and nutrition. 10%
- Recruits quality prospective student-athletes and ensures
timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
- Ensures compliance with all Association, Conference, and
University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
- Communicates consistently with head-coaches, administration,
and peers about program goals, status, and needs.
- Schedules and manages team travel, including lodging,
transportation and meal arrangements in accordance with budgetary
- Serves as an event manager for home contests. 2%
A bachelor’s degree is required and a master's degree and
collegiate playing experience is preferred. Must be committed to a
philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes
as well as the importance of good citizenship on and off the
playing field. Role models appropriate behavior and conduct to
support the image and reputation of the athletics program. Strong
understanding of various coaching techniques and a willingness to
learn new methods of instruction. Must possess a valid drivers
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
and new employees must provide proof of at least their
first shot prior to the first day of employment. Individuals may
seek a medical or a religious exemption to the vaccination
Upload a resume and cover letter required. You will be asked to
provide contact information for professional references in the
application questionnaire. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until position is filled.
External Applicants: Please upload your resume
screen. Your application will automatically
populate your resume details, and you may verify and update data on
the My Information
page. Add your cover letter
any other documents required for the position to the Resume/CV
document upload section at the bottom of the My Experience
application page. You will not be able to modify your
application after you submit it
. The My Experience
is the only opportunity to add your cover letter and supporting
document attachments. The online application form requires you
provide names and contact information for three professional
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- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
The worker is subject to both
environmental conditions: Activities occur inside and
Types of Work:
Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force
occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a
negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use
of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than
that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the
job is rated for Light Work.
Work schedule includes traditional work hours
as well as nights and weekends.
Pay commensurate with experience.
Washington and Lee affirms that diverse perspectives and
backgrounds enhance our community. We are committed to the
recruitment, enrichment, and retention of students, faculty, and
staff who embody many experiences, cultures, points of view,
interests, and identities. As engaged citizens in a global and
diverse society, we seek to advance a positive learning and working
environment for all through open and substantive dialogue.
Washington and Lee is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As such, we
are interested in candidates who are committed to high standards of
scholarship, performance and professionalism and to the development
of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity in our
faculty, staff and student body. Job description requirements are
representative, but not all-inclusive of the knowledge, skill, and
abilities needed to successfully perform this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with
disabilities to perform essential functions.