Western Michigan University
September 7, 2023
1903 W. Michigan Ave, Box 5406, KALAMAZOO, MI
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General Summary
Effectively coach, teach, prepare, positively motivate and mentor student-athletes for Academic, Athletics and Life successes.

Major Duties
Effectively prepare players for each game and each season with dedication so as to assist the student-athletes to attain their maximum level of athletic performance and to successfully compete against major college competition.

Effectively teach, mentor and foster student-athletes in key areas such as mental wellness, time management, teamwork and social interaction abilities so as to prepare student-athletes for academic and life success.

Prepare to teach/coach using game/practice film, practice session evaluations, strength & conditioning session evaluations, statistical analysis and other sport-specific industry best practices, prepare lesson (practice) plans to improve student-athletes knowledge base and skill set resulting in improved performance.

Identify, evaluate, scout, recruit, and interview prospective student-athletes and their parents/guardians/stakeholders in an effort to secure the best possible student-athletes for the Program and University.

Maintain strict adherence to University, Conference and NCAA rules in effectively performing administrative duties. Sample administrative duties might include: Fundraising activities, Budget management, team travel planning, equipment coordination, NCAA CARA (Countable athletic-related activities) documentation, recruiting scheduling and trip planning, University housing/meal plan services, the arrangement of pre-season training camp details and other duties of similar administrative capacity to these example duties.

Additional duties as assigned to contribute to the athletic department and the success of student-athletes.

Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
- 1 year of relevant coaching experience.
- Demonstrate effectiveness in recruiting, training, coaching, evaluating, and supervising student-athletes to attain their
maximum level of academic and athletic performance, and to compete successfully against major college competition in a quality program.

Desired Qualifications
- Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
- Coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level, and/or professional playing experience.