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Head Field Hockey Coach

Coach, organize and administer the varsity level field hockey program.  Direct all aspects of team management including staff responsibilities, practice sessions, game management, scheduling, travel, player academic progress, budget control, equipment and public relations.  Be knowledgeable and follow NCAA Division III and USA South Athletic Conference policies and procedures regarding intercollegiate athletics.  Demonstrate a commitment to the athletics department mission and play an active role in the campus community. 

- Schedule practices and contests
- Organization and management of practices and contests
- Management of travel arrangements
- Development of a recruiting program that attracts quality student-athletes who will contribute to a competitive Division III program
- Counseling student-athletes regarding other issues related to the college experience in addition to their intercollegiate athletic responsibilities
- Ordering and maintaining all equipment
- Overseeing the program’s practice and competition facilities
- Organization of pre-season and college break facilities and meals for student-athletes
- Supervision of an annual budget that complies with the given parameters
- Participation in professional development activities and other required college functions
- Participation in staff meetings
- Promotion of the program in the community and with alumnae
- Collaboration with the Sports Information Director in reporting all relevant team information in a timely manner
- Other duties as assigned

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years of previous experience as a head coach; Master’s degree preferred. This individual must have availability to travel to away contests. Current Valid NC Driver's License Required.  Clean Driving History Required. All candidates must have a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy and its rules and regulations. Interested candidates must complete the on-line application.

To apply: Complete the online application.  Attach a cover letter and resume.

Cover Letter, Resume

Contact Information:

1st Floor Park Center
(919) 760-8898
Fax: (919) 760-8164