Part Time Assistant Coach

Alfred University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2023

The Assistant Coach (part-time) will assist the head coach by teaching advanced skills and techniques in the respective sport. Assist with daily practice planning and implementation. They will coach student-athletes during practices to improve sport skill proficiency and improve team concepts. The assistant coach will provide feedback and analysis of competition, mentor student-athletes for personal, academic, and athletic growth and recruit student-athletes to assist in meeting program goals.

The following sports have part time assistant coaches:
  • Men’s Sports: baseball, basketball, football, lacrosse, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, cross country/track & field
  • Women’s Sports: basketball, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, cross country/track & field, volleyball
Essential Functions
  • Teaching, coaching, and mentoring student-athletes.
  • Set up and tear down of facility for practice and competition.
  • Practice and game analysis.
  • Recruiting student-athletes on and off-campus.
Other Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in the teaching and supervision of student-athletes.
  • Demonstrate competence in sport skill instruction.
  • Conduct small group and large group practice sessions under the direction of the head coach.
  • Assist with recruiting prospective student-athletes under the direction of the head coach.
  • Adhere to all sport governing, department, and institutional rules and policies.
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the personal, academic, and athletic growth of student-athletes.
  • Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior pursuing sport program goals set by the head coach.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability and professional behavior.
  • Effectively complete tasks assigned by the head coach or full time assistant coach.
  • Maintains a safe working environment within and around their facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information pertaining to any hazards associated with their work environment.
  • Safety: Participate in safety training and comply with safety rules, regulations, and protocols.
  • Participates in all required assigned trainings.
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and a high degree of cultural competence and respect for a wide range of identities and experience.
  • Contributes to the overall success of the University by performing other duties as assigned.
  • Must have a valid U.S. driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Candidate must have played the sport or coached the sport at the collegiate level for a minimum of two years.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Willing to take initiative.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances of others.
  • Highly reliable, flexible, and adaptable.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use sport related technology is an asset.
About Alfred University

Lighting the way for students since 1836.“We've always been a place for makers, especially those who make the future. Our commitment to independent thinking, creativity, academic rigor and community have made us a unique kind of leader since 1836.”

Alfred University (AU) was founded on principles of social justice in 1836 by liberal, independent thinkers who placed high value on education for all citizens. The University has retained and built upon the strong values of its founders, developing as an institution of national and international renown that is responsive to the needs of contemporary society while remaining consistent with the spirit of its origins. Alfred University is the second oldest coeducational college in the United States as well as one of the earliest nineteenth century colleges to have enrolled African American and Native American students. It has a long-standing history of educating socially conscious students who make a difference in their professions and their communities.

Over the course of the twentieth century, Alfred University evolved into a complex institution offering a full range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, art and design, engineering, business, education, counseling, and school psychology to its nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students that live, learn, and play on a 232-acre campus located in an idyllic, creative valley in Western New York. Today, Alfred University focuses on a professional education with an emphasis on APEX (applied and experiential learning program). To learn more, visit

Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status, political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

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