Women's Ice Hockey: Head Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

Stevenson University


  • September 05, 2013
  • October 06, 2013
  • USA - East
  • Full-Time
  • Bachelors
  • Head Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

    Stevenson University

    The primary responsibilities of this position include all of the following: teaching, student advising, and continued scholarship in the field. Additional responsibilities include leadership as the Head Womenís Ice Hockey coach. This position is to provide leadership for the intercollegiate womenís ice hockey program; to administer and promote the program within the University mission. Evening and weekend hours in addition to travel for recruiting, scouting, evaluating as well as team contests is expected. Preparation of training/practice sessions, pregame organization, scouting reports, team travel arrangements, monitoring student-athlete academic performance, recruiting, professional communication in regards to the coaching staff and individual players.

    Athletics: Administrative

    Position Description

    Revised/updated position description attached


    Bachelorís degree plus Collegiate level playing and/or coaching experience with a Commitment to Division III philosophy and experience with NCAA or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Valid driver license with good driving record: must be insurable.


    Excellent written and oral communication skills required and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching physical education.

    Skill in public relations; training or instructing student-athletes; interpersonal communication.

    Ability to manage a budget; analyze situations and develop solutions; provide leadership and direction.

    Ability to objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics.

    Working knowledge of NCAA DIII Ice Hockey rules of and the ability to teach critical skills, regulations, and competitive Ice Hockey strategies and training techniques.

    Adheres to departmental policies and procedures, as well as rules and regulations of the University, the CAC and the NCAA.

    Ability to effectively communicate both within and outside the College including, but not limited to, student- athletes, parents, recruits, coaches, athletic training staff, and athletic department staff.

    Ability to provide effective leadership to student athletes to encourage both successful academic development and competitive performance.

    Travel is a requirement of this position

    Ability to work a flexible schedule.

    Physical Requirements

    Position involves both inside sedentary work and work on the ice coaching and training situations with student-athletes; Major hazardous conditions can result from the operations of maintenance equipment; Exposure to cold weather conditions.

    Essential Functions

    Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the P.E environment (gym, ice rink, golf course, etc.) and in immediate preparation for the instruction. Maintaining and improving competence in the sports being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students on skills test and written test; evaluating performance, and supervising individual and group interaction.

    Provide leadership for the team; establish coaching strategies and teaching methods to develop student-athletesí skills and teamwork; analyze team performance and adjust strategies as needed.

    Implement and maintain a quality recruiting program that serves the coaching staff of Stevenson University on both campuses.

    Manage the Womenís Ice Hockey team to include: recruitment and supervision of student assistants; scheduling, counseling, equipment inventory, office work, budget preparation, working with sports information staff, public relations staff, student services personnel and athletics staff to ensure a quality womenís ice hockey program.

    Work evenings and weekends where necessary to assist the Associate Athletic Director/SWA in maintaining the womenís athletic program and to assure that those programs are properly managed, coached, staffed and administered.

    Be available to travel with the Ice Hockey teams and work nights, weekends, and holidays, as necessary.

    Duties include recruiting staff for the Womenís Ice Hockey program, oversee and supervise the staff, coaches, student workers, etc.

    Develop policies and procedures for student-athletes (and assistant coaches).

    Develop strategies to foster athletic and academic progress of student-athletes.

    May perform marketing or public relations duties to promote the program.

    Serve on committees as assigned such as: Athletic Advisory Committee

    Maintain and care for uniforms and equipment.

    Perform related duties as assigned.

    Reports To

    Associate Director, SWA

    Number of Available Positions


    Work Location

    Owings Mills (10)

    Position Category


    Position Type

    Full-Time (2080 hours, 500500)











    Posting Date


    Open Until Filled


    Quick Link for Posting


    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://apptrkr.com/385886




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