Baseball Head Coach

SUNY Fredonia
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Athletic Department sponsors 19 varsity sports, competing in the NCAA Division III and the SUNYAC Conference. 

Rewards & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation plus comprehensive benefits plan including health, dental, and vision insurance and retirement plan options including a fixed pension plan or a 401(A) with generous employer contributions;
  • Paid leave provisions including sick and holiday leave; impressive educational benefits including tuition-free study plus supplemental tuition aid;
  • A rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees advance in their career and enhance the quality of their personal life, including professional development programs and services, employee EAP and wellness programs, discounted membership to the on-campus fitness center, and access to the Campus and Community Child Care Center.


Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the successful candidate will discharge the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of a competitive NCAA Division III Baseball program.  This will include recruiting and retention of student-athletes, practice and contest preparation and coaching supervision and mentoring of part-time assistant coaches, budgeting, fundraising, planning and supervising all team, and alumni relations.
  • Mentor and coach student-athletes and assist student-athletes in the development of baseball skills and an understanding of strategies necessary to succeed.
  • Assist with sourcing and hire of an assistant coach to facilitate a competitive baseball program.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to maintaining compliance with NCAA, SUNYAC and Fredonia rules and regulations.  
  • Participate in committees and provide service to the Department, University and Profession.
  • Be aware of, understand, and follow all university policies.


  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Demonstrated record of successful participation, coaching and recruiting in the sport of baseball.
  • Demonstrated high level of motivation with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability, to travel and work a flexible schedule
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and work with student employees.
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues for program growth and enhancement.
  • Possess current CPR/AED and First Aid Certification or ability to immediately obtain.
  • Demonstrated commitment and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, staff and constituents in support of campus and department mission.
  • Valid state driver's license.


  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • Prior experience coaching at the NCAA Division III level

 This is a full-time (10-month), term appointed, SL3, UUP-represented position with a NYS title of Coach with an anticipated start date of August 10, 2022.

Salary range of $55,000

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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