Assistant Softball Coach - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Miami University (OH) is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. This is a full-time, 12 month position with University benefits. This person will assist the head coach
in the organization, management and coaching of a major Division I university softball team. It is expected that this coach carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Miami University athletics and its educational mission and follows all institutional, Mid-American Conference and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.


Identify student athletes to be considered for recruitment; determine when and where to recruit prospective student athletes; input in regards to who will be offered scholarships; input regarding roster management; coordinate practice dates/times; train and supervise the team and student manager; provide assistance regarding game strategy; organization of scouting reports; handle travel responsibilities to include transportation, meals and lodging; maintain knowledge and ensure compliance with NCAA, MAC and University rules and regulations; enforce departmental policies regarding student athletes, training and equipment rooms; monitor and maintain individual student athlete files to ensure compliance with team and University policies; meet with students to discuss coursework demands; assist with equipment and apparel orders and inventory; participate in departmental activities to include service on committees and attend all scheduled meetings and perform other duties as assigned by the athletic administration.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. Required qualifications include ability to demonstrate softball skills, game and training strategies, ability to communicate with and relate well to the female athlete, ability to recruit and retain quality student-athletes, ability to effectively communicate through oral, written and electronic forms and have knowledge of NCAA legislation.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications include a master's degree, specialization in infield and hitting work.

Division I experience is highly desirable; previous Division I collegiate experience; experience in teaching softball skills; network of contacts in primary recruiting areas and an understanding of the complex rules and policies of the NCAA.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.

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  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Assistant Softball Coach
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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