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Softball Head Coach

Job ID: 
Softball Head Coach
Institution: 
Covenant College
Location: 
Lookout Mountain, Georgia

RESPONSIBILITY:

The position of Intercollegiate Softball Head Coach is a full-time position.  The coach is responsible to the Director of Athletics for the performance of the duties that this job description assigns.  

 

DUTIES:

Responsible for management and development of all aspects of a collegiate softball program including but not limited to:

Discipleship of the students athletes in the program

Teaching and modeling the value of Christian competition 

Recruiting and retaining quality student athletes who value and understand Covenant College’s mission and vision.  

Overseeing all aspects of both varsity and junior varsity teams with a total target roster of 36 students athletes for the softball program

Hiring and supervising assistant coaches, including a full-time assistant if target roster of 36 is achieved

Creating service and mission opportunities for student athletes to give back to the community

Planning, oversight, and administration of the softball budget

Organizing, planning and scheduling of all practices and competitions

Monitoring academic performance of student athletes and partnering with Student Development for discipleship, development and retention of student athletes

Conducting summer and exposure softball camps

Contributing and caring for the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole

If an Athletic Administrative Role is required within the Athletic Department, this position will be assigned by the Director of Athletics. This position will require that an average of 10 hours per week be dedicated to this role. Examples of possible roles include but are not limited to: game day management, intramurals, strength and conditioning, laundry, or student employee oversight.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Experience in coaching softball, collegiate level coaching preferred.

A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.

A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Covenant College, USA South Athletic Conference and the NCAA. 

Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.

Good written and oral communication skills.

A strong understanding of and commitment to Scripture, the Westminster Standards, the doctrinal standards of the PCA and the mission of Covenant College as a Christian liberal arts college.

Acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.

 

TO APPLY: Send the below documents to Dr. Tim Sceggel at tim.sceggel@covenant.edu

Resume, Cover Letter, & 3-5 References

Statement of Faith

Coaching Philosophy