Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
Assistant Women’s Ice Hockey Coach
Regular or Temporary
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Full or Part Time
Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference ( NESCAC ), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant coach position for our Women’s Hockey program. Candidate will be expected to help the program continue to grow and compete at the highest in NCAA division III hockey.
The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion ( DEI ) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus partners, the department focuses affecting change in our community and the broader Trinity student body in order to create safe spaces for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systemic racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training, dialogue, and action.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in the development of leading and organizing all facets of a Division III hockey program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules, recruiting, practice planning and execution, teaching responsibilities and mentoring student-athletes. The assistant coach will be expected to help promote and facilitate the College and Athletic Department’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. The assistant coach will also have administrative duties within the Department. This position also requires both night and weekend availability throughout the academic year.
Bachelor’s degree required. Proven successful college hockey coaching experience and/or college hockey experience. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and advanced social media skills. Candidate should be considering a career in college coaching.
Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance plans and tuition remission to graduate courses at Trinity or consortium schools.
Trinity College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation in order to participate more fully in the application process.
All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter, please also address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin July 15, 2021.
Trinity College is an independent, nonsectarian liberal arts college for men and women, with approximately 2,200 undergraduate students and 200 faculty members, located in Hartford, Connecticut. Our Mission is “Engage. Connect. Transform.” As the preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives. Trinity is an actively engaged community of students, faculty and staff who work together to develop and sustain the intellectual and creative opportunities central to a first-class liberal arts education. Hartford, the state capital, provides many opportunities for cultural and social engagement.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. Trinity is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any needed accommodation in order to participate in the application process.
For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, and a well-articulated plan for sustained research. Trinity is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service.