Assistant Field Hockey Coach – Full Time - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Head Field Hockey Coach, the Assistant Field Hockey Coach assists the head coach in all areas of running a successful field hockey program.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 2 years of coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the collegiate level
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of field hockey
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
  • Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable
  • Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
  • Available weekends and evenings
  • Ability to pass NCAA recruiting test within 90 days
  • Essential Functions

  • The Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches student-athletes, under the guidelines of American International College, the Northeast-10 Conference and NCAA
  • Follows all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations to ensure compliance
  • Makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals
  • Actively participates in practices and competitions, including, but not limited to, game preparation, practice planning, skill and video sessions, scouting opposing teams and players, scheduling, weight training and fitness programs.
  • Evaluates prospective student-athletes, analyzes and determines their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at American International College
  • Monitors student-athlete academic performance
  • Advises and counsels student-athletes regarding performance and conduct
  • Identifies and addresses student-athlete welfare issues
  • Represents the College in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.
  • Carry out other related administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Graduate and Adult Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Assistant Field Hockey Coach – Full Time
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Athletic Department & Coaching
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Bachelors
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: See Job Description
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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