Western New England University
March 21, 2019
Springfield, Massachusetts
Job Type


Western New England University invites applications for a Head Coach to be hired for the 2019-2020 academic year with the major responsibility initially to recruit a complete roster for the inaugural Women’s Ice Hockey team that will begin competition at the NCAA level in the 2020-2021 academic year.


The University, a member of the Commonwealth Coast Conference and currently home to 19 varsity NCAA sports, including nine for women, is seeking the right person to capitalize on a unique opportunity to lead the growth and development of a highly competitive Women’s Ice Hockey program.


This position is a full-time, 10 month appointment. Responsibilities will include managing all aspects of a DIII Women’s Ice Hockey program including but not limited to: Recruiting and retaining student-athletes, practice and game planning and execution, coordinating technical, tactical, and fitness/conditioning training sessions, and assuring program is in compliance with all Departmental, University, and NCAA rules, regulations, and policies.


Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.  Demonstrated Ice Hockey coaching ability and experience required.  Collegiate level experience preferred.  Knowledge of NCAA Division III rules and regulations required.


Deadline for submissions is April 12, 2019.


Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.


Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,800 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.


Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.


To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu