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Head Softball Coach

Full time
Posted 2 months ago

McPherson College is seeking a Head Softball Coach with the proven ability to manage a successful program and join a dynamic athletic culture where coaches and student-athletes strive for an excellent student athletic experience.  This position reports to the college’s Athletic Director.

This is a full-time, exempt 12-month position with full college benefits including a substantial retirement benefit after one year of employment as well as a full-tuition remission after two years of employment.  McPherson College was nationally recognized as a great college to work for 7 consecutive years.

This individual will be responsible for daily management, instruction, and administration of all phases of the Softball program in accordance with all NAIA and College regulations. Specific areas of responsibility include: instructing on practice, game preparation, and strategy; assistant coach and support staff supervision; recruitment of prospective student-athletes; retention of student-athletes, monitoring the academic progress of the Softball student-athletes; preparation and oversight of budget; community outreach; and program-specific and departmental fundraising.

The successful candidate must possess and will demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, strong work ethic and self-motivation, the ability and willingness to be a positive role model, department member, and representative of the college.

Bachelor’s Degree required, Masters’ preferred; three years of collegiate coaching experience required.

McPherson College, in McPherson, KS, is a four-year church-related, career-oriented liberal arts institution with membership in the NAIA and the KCAC. Athletics supports the college’s mission to develop whole persons through scholarship, participation, and service.

Please complete the online application below with a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

No phone calls.

This position is open until filled.

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