In collaboration with head coaches and athletic administrative
staff, assistant coach will engage in player skill development,
practice planning, identification and recruitment of athletically
and academically qualified student-athletes, scouting opponents,
managing team travel, organizing program fundraising and community
service activities and maintaining 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.
The Department of Physical Education and Athletics is committed to
the development of an inclusive environment and we strive to
advance diverse perspectives and approaches in carrying out the
mission of Washington and Lee University.
- Recruits quality prospective student-athletes and ensures
timely submission of their academic records for admissions.
- Plans coaching and practice sessions in accordance with
Conference and university regulations.
- 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.
- Monitor the purchase of uniforms, equipment and supplies,
including accountability for expense control and administration of
the sport’s budget.
- Promotes the athletic program and specific sport through
community events, public speaking, fundraising, and
- Ensures compliance with all Association, Conference, and
University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
- Mentors and advises students on personal health, strength
training, and nutrition. Focuses attention on student athlete
conduct and coaches appropriate behavior to support the image and
reputation of the athletics program.
- Teaches physical education courses as required for student
- Communicates consistently with head-coaches, administration,
and peers about program goals, status, and needs.
- Other duties as assigned.
M-F, 8:30am - 4:30pm with regular night and
weekend hours during the season.
$32,806 - Pay Commensurate with
A bachelor’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.
Strong understanding of various coaching techniques and a
willingness to learn new methods of instruction. Must possess a
valid drivers license.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Resume and cover letter are
Upload both required documents to the Resume/CV
upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide
names and contact information for three professional
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
- 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.
Exempt, Full Time, Benefit Eligible
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
COVID-19, including a minimum of one booster. 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 requirement.