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Assistant Coach

Husson University
Maine, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

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Job Type Part-Time
Job Number 00144
Division Staff
Closing Continuous
Opening 08/27/2022
Academic Year Yes
Location Bangor, ME
Department Athletics (3611)


This posting is only to collect a pool of applicants. Should a position open, your application will be considered at that time.

The Athletic Department is looking for assistant coaches to work with the following teams within the Athletic Department: Football, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Field Hockey, Volleyball, Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, Indoor and Outdoor Track, Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse.

The Assistant Coach will assist the Head Coach in the areas of instructing students in sports fundamentals, sportsmanship, and leadership, film, scouting, recruiting, academic and conduct monitoring, and strength and conditioning.

Examples of Duties

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Coaching responsibilities as assigned by the head coach, to include; instructing students on sport fundamentals, setting goals, setting clear expectations, and providing feedback to students
  • Assist in the organization, preparation, and coaching of the program to include:
    1. attendance at all practices, scrimmages, and games
    2. recruiting and scouting off-campus
    3. attendance at pre-season training (if applicable)
  • Implement the basic principles and policies of the athletic governing bodies (NCAA / NAC / ECAC) and Husson University
  • Assist in monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes to ensure they are meeting academic course requirements and providing guidance and instruction to students to ensure success
  • Assist in monitoring the conduct of the student-athletes and teaching athletes to work together
  • Assist with recruiting to include: on-campus tours, phone calls, front rush management, and off-campus viewing
  • Assist in teaching athletes on strength and conditioning and provide general instruction of the team
  • Responsibility to meet on a daily basis with the head coach concerning all areas of instruction, training, scrimmages, games, and recruiting activities
  • Directly responsible to the head coach for all related assignments concerning the sport program
Typical Qualifications


B.A. or B.S. degree required


  • Proven experience in playing or coaching at the high school or intercollegiate level.
  • Coaching licenses, certifications, and badges preferred.
  • Working knowledge of coaching both field players and goalkeepers.
  • The ability to work with Front Rush recruiting software, and the ability to create film sessions with both individual members of the team and the full team.
  • Must also possess the skills to function well in a variety of support roles that interact positively with the administration, faculty, coaching staff, student-athletes and other on-campus and off-campus communities.
Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Agency Husson University
Address 1 College Circle Bangor, Maine, 04401 Bangor, ME, 04401


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