Varsity Softball Coach

Application Start Date: Nov 9, 2017   Application Close Date: Nov 30, 2017

Summary

  • Briercrest Athletics is dedicated to prepare student athletes to become champions pursuing excellence in their lives of faith through service, and in sport
  • The Head Coach will provide leadership and execute overall athletic plan to their team
  • This is based out of the athletic department
    • 2017-18 school year will be the recruiting year
      • This would be a contract position
    • 2018-19 school year will be the first year of competition
      • Will be a part time position

Qualifications

  • A desire and commitment to be a follower of Jesus Christ as a way of life
  • A Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Related work experience is beneficial
  • Has completed or is completing appropriate certification for post-secondary athletics
  • Administrative, technical and financial skills needed to be successful at the role

Desired Outcomes and Activities

  • The candidate will be responsible to positively contribute to the department through decisions and actions focused to further the department and the institution.  They will be expected to manage internal and external relationships regarding department and team work. They will be fiscally responsible in their budget management.
  • The candidate will focus their efforts on building the program through recruitment and retention of mission fit players, team staff and alumni. They will develop and maintain measurables of success for the players and the team.  They will utilize technology in coaching approach of the team, through stats, video analysis and social media. They will be asked to be innovative in their coaching approach. 
  • The candidate will be responsible for the development of the athletes both in and out of the athletic arena, building into them spiritually, academically, and personally. They will be responsible to promote an atmosphere for where spiritual and academic success are valued at an elite level.

Team Relationships

  • This position will report to Athletic Director.
  • This position will over Softball at Briercrest
  • This position will work with the athletic department staff and other coaches

This position will begin as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

All employees of Briercrest College and Seminary are required to sign and adhere to our Institutional Covenant. Please review the covenant prior to submitting your application.

Applications
Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé/CV, names of three references and any specified documents by email to the Human Resources office at hr@briercrest.ca