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Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Line

Gannon University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024

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

Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Line

Position Summary:
This is a full-time, 12-month position that assists the Defensive Coordinator for a competitive NCAA Division II football program. The Gannon University Football Team competes at the NCAA Division II level and the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).


1. Coaches and directs all aspects of the defensive line.
2. Develops effective practice plans and scouts opponents.
3. Scouts and recruits qualified, competitive student-athletes while maintaining a commitment to their academic success.
4. Coordinates and schedules strength training and conditioning for player development.
5. Promotes healthy orientation of student-athletes.
6. Demonstrates a thorough understanding of and accountability to NCAA rules and regulations.
7. Demonstrates a commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athletes and NCAA compliance with the highest of ethical standards
8. Performs other duties related as assigned within the scope, responsibility and requirements of the job

Required Qualifications:
Education: A bachelor’s degree required; a master’s degree is desirable.

Experience: Applicants must have three years of college coaching experience along with collegiate-level recruiting experience. Applicants must possess effective communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population

Licenses and Certifications: A valid driver’s license with no restrictions is required.

University Mission: Must be able to support and promote the University’s Mission.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior experience as a defensive line at the collegiate level preferred.

Location: Erie, Pa
Employment Status: Full Time
Department: Athletics
Division: Athletics
Subdivision: Athletic Director's Office

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