Assist head coach in all aspects of developing and maintaining a competitive intercollegiate rowing program within the NCAA and Big Ten Conference. Assist in advancing the department’s mission, vision, and strategic plan including its commitment to equity and diversity. Specifically, the successful Assistant Rowing Coach must independently lead and implement recruiting strategies for attracting both domestic and international recruits
50%: Assist Head Coach in all aspects of coaching varsity athletes.
Maintains standards of performance consistent with departmental academics and athletics expectations as reflected in the mission statement, goals, objectives, departmental guidelines, and performance appraisal procedures.
Represent in a positive fashion the University and its athletic programs in private and public forums. Commit to adhering to all rules and regulations of the Department, the University, the Big Ten Conference, and the NCAA. This should be a full time mind-set for the successful Assistant/Novice Coach
Evaluate and recruit qualified student-athletes to the University of Minnesota whose athletic skills make them highly competitive in the Big Ten and whose academic abilities make them good candidates for a meaningful academic experience and graduation from the University of Minnesota.
Establish and maintain effective relationships within the booster clubs, alumni, high school coaches, media and the general public.
Maintains appropriate and effective relationships with parents, friends of the program, and others promoting the positive image of the program.
May require international travel and long distance domestic travel.
Utilize social media platforms to target recruits with consistent branding and messaging.
15%: Perform administrative responsibilities, including assisting in management, planning and executing team travel.
Establish and maintain effective relationships within the athletics department, the University, community.
5%: Compliance & Academics
Coordinates and implements with the head coach eligibility requirements to ensure full compliance with governing rules and regulations, proper administration of financial aid for both prospective and enrolled student-athletes, facilitates scheduling, and competition administration and game operation as necessary.
Required: Bachelor's Degree. Two years of high school or college coaching experience OR four years collegiate rowing or national team rowing experience.
Preferred: Demonstrate ability to lead, teach, and implement effective rowing technique and training. Demonstrate ability to assess talent. Demonstrate good organizational skills.
Internal Number: 331572
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