Head Men's Baseball Coach | University of Valley Forge

Head Men’s Baseball Coach

HEAD MEN’S BASEBALL COACH

(POSTED May 21, 2019)

Head Men’s Baseball Coach

The University of Valley Forge, an Assemblies of God University located in Phoenixville, PA invites application for the part-time position of Head Men’s Baseball Coach. The University of Valley Forge is a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Member and a National Christian College Athletic Association Division II (NCCAA II) Member.

Description

Duties will include managing all aspects of the men’s baseball program including coaching, budgeting, and recruiting while fully supporting the athletic department’s philosophy of preparing student athletes for the journey of discipleship through athletics by pursuing excellence in skill, teamwork, leadership, Christian character, and servant-hood. This position reports to the Director of Athletics.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recruit quality prospective student athletes that fit within the Christian and Academic requirements set for by the University.
  • Coach team members individually and in groups and demonstrate game techniques.
  • Develop and implement game strategy and position assignments.
  • Plan coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NCAA and Conference regulations.
  • Oversee the strength and conditioning programs for student athletics.
  • Direct Assistant Coach in the overall planning and execution of the intercollegiate baseball program.
  • Ensure timely submission of the athletes’ academic records for admissions.
  • Monitor academic progress and status of team members implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed.
  • Monitor and maintain the discipline and conduct of student athletes.
  • Manage all operational, fiscal and administrative activities for the specific sports program.
  • Promote the athletic program through community events, public speaking, fundraising and marketing.
  • Ensure adherence to all Association, Conference, and University rules by athletes and supporting staff.
  • Schedule opponents each year within the NCAA guidelines.
  • An Openly committed Christian, living a spirit-filled life (Acts 2:4, Ephesians 5:28ff) affirming a doctrinal position consistent with Assemblies of God beliefs.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree/ Master’s degree preferred.
  • Possess two to three years of coaching and recruiting experience at the college level.
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills with excellent oral and written communication skills.

The University

The University of Valley Forge (UVF) is an accredited Christian university of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions located on a beautiful 100+ acre campus in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. With over 40 undergraduate majors, six graduate programs, and dozens of credentialed and dedicated professors, UVF is committed to the mission to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and the world. The University hereby affirms its commitment to equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a disabled veteran.

To Apply

Cover letter should include a description of one’s desire to work in a Christ-centered institution.  Send cover letter, resume, references, spiritual testimony, and philosophy of the integration of faith in coaching in electronic format to:

 

Veronica Bird

Director – Human Resources

rabird@valleyforge.edu