Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic
liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic
excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive
Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant
experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education
institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed
to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social,
moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence
College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is
essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives
to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the
global environment in which we live and work.
The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s
capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational
offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally,
Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from
New York City.
For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S.
News & World Report
“Regional Universities – North
Category” and has been commended by several other ranking
Head Coach - Club Field Hockey
In conjunction with the Associate Director of Club
Sports/Facilities, manage the daily operations of the team.
Presence at all practices and games
Oversight for safety and risk management of team
Exposure to rules and etiquette of sport
Instruction in skills and technique of sport
Assistance in appropriate conditioning of athletes to participate
in chosen sport
Coaches are responsible along with the team captains for the
decorum and behavior of all team members. Poor sportsmanship,
hazing, sexual harassment, verbal or physical abuse of any players,
spectators, opponents, or officials will not be tolerated and may
result in termination or suspension of the coach. Team sanctions
will also be strongly considered.
It is the responsibility of the coach to know and enforce the
College’s policies including but not limited to, drugs and alcohol,
hazing, property damage, gambling (see Student Handbook) as these
pertain to themselves, assistants, players, or any team managers or
It is the responsibility of the coach to ensure that risk
management principles are being employed to minimize the danger to
participants, including training in proper use of equipment and
safety equipment, inspection of that equipment, ensuring that such
equipment is used at all times, and ensuring the use of appropriate
training techniques and standards as recognized by the appropriate
national sanctioning body.
Education and Experience Required
Prior coaching experience.
Will need to be certified in CPR, AED and first aid.
• Sitting in a normal seated position for extended periods of
• Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction
• Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers
rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s), for example, using a
• Communication skills using the spoken word
• Ability to see within normal parameters
• Ability to hear within normal range
• Ability to move about
If other, please enter regular schedule.
There is not a regular schedule for club coaches. They will attend
2-4 practices per week, travel with the team to games and attend
the home games at Providence College.
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because
of race, color, national and ethnic
origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide
occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or
genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and
will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will
request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of
this important program.
Posting Detail Information
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Special Instructions to Applicants
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Documents Needed To Apply
- Cover Letter