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Reporting to the Head Volleyball Coach, the Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coaches NCAA Division I volleyball student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the Big East Conference and NCAA. S/he carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission, following all institutional, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance.
With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach has duties that include but are not limited to:
Makes decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, being 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 (including working individually with, advising, and critiquing student-athletes to develop and improve their skills), scouting opposing teams and players (including analyzing their strengths and weaknesses), scheduling, weight training and fitness programs.
Evaluates prospective student-athletes, analyzing and determining their abilities and whether they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown.
Recommends or determines which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contacts and recruits such prospects.
Monitors the student-athlete academic performance; conduct, advises, and counsels student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifies and addresses student-athlete welfare issues; and, represents the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.
1-3 years of experience directly related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of volleyball, NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes.
Knowledge of strength and conditioning programs and routines as well as athletics recruitment methods and techniques.
Ability to create a database for all prospects and make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Strong organizational skills and interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and to foster a cooperative work environment.
General knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management.
Valid driver's license with good driving record; must be insurable.
Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications.
Available weekends and evenings.
Current First Aid/CPR certification is preferred.
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Internal Number: JR06153
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