Eckerd College
  • 07-May-2024 to 06-Jun-2024
  • - Athletics
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Part Time

Eckerd College is currently hiring for the position of Head Beach Volleyball Coach to join our Athletics team at our waterfront property along the Boca Ciega Bay in St. Petersburg, Florida, in our relationship-focused community. The Eckerd College Tritons are members of NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference with 14 teams competing in a variety of varsity sports. The Triton beach volleyball team competes at the newly-renovated Baker Beach Volleyball Complex with a breathtaking view of the Boca Ciega Bay.

As Head Beach Volleyball Coach, you will direct all facets of the program through planning and implementing all training and conditioning of beach volleyball players, match coaching, recruiting, promotions and public relations, assuring academic progress, budget preparation, administration and management, and scheduling.

The Head Beach Volleyball Coach demonstrates extensive knowledge of beach volleyball fundamentals, techniques, and strategies, and possesses knowledge of NCAA compliance rules. The incumbent must have the ability to identify, recruit, and retain competitive student-athletes and cultivate positive relationships with athletes, alumni, parents, and donors. The position frequently requires prolonged periods of moving around campus facilities and frequently requires after-hours work and travel.

This is a part-time, non-benefits eligible position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage daily operations of the beach volleyball program including planning and conducting practice/training sessions, leading the team in matches, and developing players both on and off the court.
  • Organize and coordinate all recruitment of potential beach volleyball student-athletes in cooperation with admissions and within NCAA guidelines.
  • Monitor the academic progress of each beach volleyball student-athlete and provide assistance with scheduling tutoring when needed.
  • Recruit and supervise volunteer assistant coaches.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain team policies and procedures.
  • Schedule allowable number of non-conference contests, work with SSC on conference contests.
  • Manage the program budget, purchase all necessary equipment and uniforms.
  • Oversee arrangements for away contests including travel, lodging, meals, and athlete supervision and responsibilities.
  • Plan and execute program outreach efforts with campus community, program alumni and families, and local community.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Two (2) years of experience as a beach volleyball coach in collegiate, high school, and/or club athletics
  • Experience playing beach volleyball and recruiting college-level student athletes or assisting with the recruiting process.
  • Valid driver license.

How to Apply
All interested candidates must apply online at http://eckerd.hirecentric.com. Follow the instructions to complete the online application which includes creating an applicant profile, uploading a resume and cover letter, completing an application, and identifying references. 

Employment will require a successful background check.

Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups.

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