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Head Club Coach, Campus Recreation

Wake Forest University
United States, North Carolina, Winston Salem
June 13, 2024

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Job Description Summary

The Club Coach will execute practice plans and support student leadership. Club teams are student-led by Wake Forest University students and manage the team. Club Sports programming promotes student development, positive co-curricular experiences, and positive representation of the university. This position requires evening and weekend work.

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Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Use a variety of instructional techniques and media to meet the needs and improve the abilities of student athletes in the sport assigned.

  • Manage and supervise sport activities, contests, and practice sessions to promote individual growth in athletic skills, teamwork, and good sportsmanship.

  • Work with the members of the club to plan and put in place instructional goals and objectives to ensure the overall development of student athletes

  • Establish performance criteria for competition and evaluate students' athletic abilities initially and on a regular basis.

  • Take all necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.

  • Communication with constituents, parents/alumni, team doctor, Sport Programs department, and vendors to ensure team is well supported

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Sport Programs Coordinator

Other Functions:

  • Complete club sport trainings or University trainings when required

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Requires rules knowledge and regulations of league and requirements

  • Previous experience as a player or coach

  • Attend practices and games from late August - April

Additional Job Description

Time Type Requirement

Part time Note to Applicant:

This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.

WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.

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