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Assistant Coach, Field Hockey

Salve Regina University
Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 20, 2024

Job Details

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University competes as a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). The University sponsors 20 intercollegiate sports for men and women in addition to club and intramural teams, and a variety of recreational opportunities. Seahawk Student-Athletes distinguish themselves in the classroom as well as on the field. 50% of our student-athletes have consistently attained a GPA of 3.4 or higher over the last 6 semesters.

Job Description:


To assist the Head Coach, Field Hockey, in all aspects of the field hockey program to include recruiting, scouting, coaching, and teaching of skills and game strategies of the sport, as directed.

  • Primary duty is teaching, coaching, and mentoring student-athletes under Head Coach, Field Hockey direction.
  • Assist the Head Coach, Field Hockey in the scouting, recruiting and retention processes as directed.
  • Coaching responsibilities in practice and meet situations as determined by the Head
  • Coach, Field Hockey.
  • Assist the Head Coach, Field Hockey with fundraising and Alumni relation responsibilities.
  • Administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Field Hockey.
  • Must adhere to all NCAA/NEWMAC/Salve Regina University rules and regulations.
  • In particular, all coaches and athletics personnel are charged with being knowledgeable and assuring and monitoring compliance by all student- athletes, staff and assistant coaches with applicable governing constitutions, by-laws, rules, policies, interpretations and regulations of the NCAA, the University and appropriate athletics conference. Staff members shall immediately advise the Compliance Office if there is reason to believe that violations have occurred or will occur and shall cooperate fully in any investigation of possible NCAA or Conference violations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Field Hockey, or the Director of Athletics.
  • Attend all departmental meetings as required, and all Admissions Open Houses when necessary.
  • Valid driver's license in good standing.
  • Current CPR, AED, and First-Aid Certifications.

Incumbent is subject to both inside and outside work and could encounter extreme weather conditions.


Required :
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • The successful candidate will possess highly developed communication and organizational skills, efficiency in computer usage and a high degree of self-motivation and dedication to all aspects of the intercollegiate program.
  • Must promote and foster an environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must embrace diversity in all forms by actively promoting a culture of inclusiveness and striving for justice in your actions as a reflection of Salve's mission and the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Ability to work effectively in the environment of an academically demanding institution and abide by all NCAA Division III, New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, and Salve Regina University policies.
  • Knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn the technology applications (ie. Film breakdown, exchange) applicable to the position.
  • A minimum of one to three years of collegiate field hockey coaching experience is preferred.
  • A strong foundation of the rules of field hockey as a player or coach and a full appreciation and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.



Salve Regina University

From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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