Assistant Coach - Softball - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Responsible to assist the Head Coach with all aspects of the women’s softball program. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to player skill development and developing training programs. Scouts and recruits athletically and academically qualified student-athletes and maintains a recruiting database to document student-athlete recruitment and development. Organizes and makes travel arrangements, including monitoring travel budgets and equipment transports. Monitors student-athletes academic performance and assists them in the pursuit of their athletic and academic success. Schedules summer camps and organizes various program fundraising and community service activities. Maintains parent and alumni contact. Markets softball events through various social media. Develops team policies and procedures and ensures that athletes adhere to university, conference (WAC) and collegiate (NCAA) rules and regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution plus one year of experience related to the Summary of Duties which must be coaching experience or any combination of education and/or experience totaling five years is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor degree and two years of experience related to the Summary of Duties OR any combination of education and experience totaling six years.


Knowledge of team organization, motivation and strategic skills.
Knowledge of intercollegiate athletic rules and regulations and all university, conference, and collegiate regulations, policies, and procedures.


Skill with public relations, public speaking and team building.
Skill in preparing, monitoring, and record keeping team budgets.
Skill with planning and organizing travel schedules.
Skill with recruiting, coaching and scouting student-athletes at the intercollegiate Division I level.


Ability to assist in design and strategies of game plans and coordinate game and practice schedules.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to many audiences.
Ability to instruct, manages, motivate and evaluate student course work and classroom performance for academic athletic success.

Pay Range

$28,730 to $38,306 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

All employees of the Athletics Department are required to uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and Utah Valley University institutional policies and procedures.

Keyword Phrases

  • Athletics
  • Assistant Coach - Softball
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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