Assistant Field Hockey Coach - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job ID   808    The Assistant Field Hockey Coach is one of the positions responsible for administering all of the year-round activities of the field hockey program. The assistant coach will be responsible for working alongside the Head Field Hockey Coach to facilitate the overall development, including interpersonally, academically and athletically, of every field hockey student-athlete. Additionally, this candidate, along with the Head Coach, will work with Sport Administrator to continually evaluate and effectively communicate the program's needs in the areas of academics, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, program marketing, department compliance, alumni relations, facility management, recruiting, and life skills.

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.  


Develop the necessary skills in all student-athletes and improve the overall competitiveness of the program; Assist in the organization of team training, practice sessions and competition; Assist in the recruitment of prospective student athletes; Assist in the planning of fundraising and alumni relations activities; Assist in monitoring student-athlete academic progress; assist with the organizational process for overall facility and game day management; Participate in the continued development and implementation of the life skills program; Assist with the video program, including exchange of video and analysis of both Miami and opponent videos; Other duties as assigned by Head Coach.  

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree; Coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications

Goal Keeper experience adds an extra value to the candidate;  Proficient in the use of video analysis technology such as Sports Code/Gamebreaker; Experience with technology used to analyze sport performance, such as GPSports or FirstBeat; 3-4 years of field hockey coaching experience at a highly competitive level (Collegiate or International). Strong interpersonal skills to deal with prospective student-athletes, student-athletes, staff and university personnel.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Assistant Field Hockey Coach
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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