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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Lindenwood Looking For Assistant Coach


New Lindenwood University head coach Josh Macy is filling out his staff by looking for an assistant coach. The Lions have been one of the fastest risers in American rugby over the last decade and as a result the program is growing with opportunities. The listing for the job is below and a link to apply can be found here.

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The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all activities of the designated sport. The position assists with recruitment for the team to ensure that all team athletes are certified to participate according to all institutional guidelines.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

Job Knowledge and Responsibilities
  • Serve as an athletic instructor for the team sport.
  • Teach proper skills and skill development to student athletes.
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Service Orientation
  • Design, develop and implement effective recruitment strategies.
Communication, Collaboration, and Teamwork
  • Provide instruction of physical health, team concepts and safety.
  • Provide strong and affirmative leadership for all athletes.
Planning, Organizing, and Accountability
  • Coordinate team activities, such as practices, team workouts and other events.
  • Plan and organize team activities, such as practices and team workouts.
Initiative, Problem-Solving, and Decision Making
  • Design instructions for individual student athletes and for specific team needs.
  • Research and target schools and athletic camps for recruitment.
Support the Mission of the University
  • Abide by coach Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure that their respective team upholds the standards and values of Lindenwood University.
  • Job may require other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications – Required qualifications to effectively perform the job.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.  (Additional requirements may be designated by position.)
  • Bachelor's Degree is required.
  • Prior coaching experience is required.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.
  • Independent discretion, along with solid and sound judgment are essential.
  • Strong leadership and collaborative skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students and staff.
  • Requires creativity and initiative.
  • Highly developed analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Must be able to effectively use a computer.
Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.
  • Works with athletes.
  • Evening and weekend work is required.
Physical Abilities - Activities that are commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.  The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
  • Physically demanding position.
  • Must be able to perform, teach and demonstrate the technical aspects of the sport.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.


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