Head Golf Coach

10 May 2024

Country: USA
State: Tennessee

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Head Golf Coach
University in Henderson, Tennessee is looking for a Head Golf Coach.

Position Overview:
Report directly to the Athletic Director and is responsible for the planning, directing and evaluating of all aspects and facets of a nationally successful golf program at the NAIA level. Candidates must have the ability to develop players academically, athletically and spiritually.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
• Formulate a successful philosophy in order to promote athletic success, academic achievement and spiritual growth.
• Develop practice and game schedules that follow guidelines set out by the NAIA, the affiliated conference and the university.
• Oversee all travel plans and arrangements for team and staff trips.
• Recruit a roster of talented student-athletes who are a good fit for the golf program and the university. The Athletic Director will determine minimum roster numbers.
• Provide academic support for all student-athletes while tracking academic progress.
• Develop and execute effective and challenging practices during which student-athletes are provided quality instruction and positive motivation.
• Demonstrate conduct that is in keeping with expectations of Freed-Hardeman University while always promoting in a positive manner.
• Operate within budget limits and guidelines.
• Oversee purchase of equipment and supplies while maintaining accurate records and following university purchasing guidelines.
• Oversee the eligibility process to assure that violations do not occur.
• Supervision of graduate assistant coaches.
• Provide other services for the university and athletic department as needed.

Responsible for the supervision of graduate assistants in order to assure that they are serving in a manner that contributes to the athletic, academic and spiritual growth of each student-athlete.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
• Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
• Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
• Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
• Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
• Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
• Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
• Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
• Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
• Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
• Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
• Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
• Social Skills- Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do; adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree Preferred; knowledge of NAIA rules required.

How to apply:
Please apply via the URL provided.

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