The Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach provides leadership and integrity through the provision of creating, planning, organizing, motivating, communicating and controlling aspects relative to recruiting, practices, competitions, student-athletes, assistant coaches and related booster clubs. The Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach uses current methodologies and recognized best practices in his or her field, specifically in the sport of women’s gymnastics. The Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach must have the ability to coordinate a competitive program that develops the skills of his/her student-athletes in women’s gymnastics events. He/she evaluates and recruits academically qualified student-athletes whose athletic skills would allow the program to be highly competitive.
The Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach is expected to conduct him or herself as a true leader and role model both on and off the field of competition. Moreover, the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing his or her sport as well as NCAA and conference policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach’s mastery of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Head Women’s Gymnastics Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of five years related post-undergraduate experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills & Abilities:
*Demonstrated experience as a Gymnastics coach at the Division I collegiate level.
*Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead student-athletes toward competitive and academic success.
*Demonstrated experience managing administrative tasks related to the operation of college level team sports.
*Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
*Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and athletic administration.
*Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
*Head coaching experience at Division 1 collegiate level.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.