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Assistant Coach 1 - Football

Middle Tennessee State University
Tennessee, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Dec 5, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title

Assistant Coach 1 - Football


Athletic Director


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Assistant Coach will perform duties that include but are not limited to: assisting the Head Coach and Defensive or Offensive Coordinator with every phase of a Division I A football program: on the field defensive/offensive coaching, recruiting, scheduling, planning team travel, budgeting funds, monitoring academic progress and knowledge and compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations. Other duties include but are not limited to: serving as a role model for our athletes, exhibiting good sporting behavior, assisting the head coach in fund raising and promotional activities, breaking down game film and illustrating defensive tendencies of opponents, other special projects as assigned by the Head Coach. Position will also assist the head football coach and the Defensive/Offensive Coordinator with the following duties: Coach assigned defensive/offensive position; recruit assigned athletes in designated area; assist to schedule events; plan individual travel for recruiting; budget recruiting funds, prepare and produce breakdown of opponents tendencies for position players review and scouting reports. Assist head coach with fund raising activities; assist with the development of the defensive/offensive playbook and assist with related special projects as assigned.

Required Education

Bachelors degree

Required Related Experience

Two years high school, college or professional coaching and/or collegiate competition experience. Must have; experience in the sport of football as a player and/or as a coach; necessary skills to teach the fundamentals of the sport with defense/offense being a major aspect of this position. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is essential.

Desirable Related Experience

Masters degree preferred. Prior College coaching experience preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: January 12, 2024; for optimal consideration please apply before December 12, 2023.

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