Head Softball Coach
Coahoma Community College - Clarksdale, MS

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Supervisor Title:
Athletic Director

Postion Supervised:
Assistant Coach


The Head Softball Coach is responsible for the organization, direction and administration of the softball program, including the implementation and maintenance of standards of academic and athletic excellence. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, thorough knowledge of and adherence to the rules and regulations of Coahoma Community College, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Region XXIII. A thorough understanding of the role of athletics in the educational process is also a requirement.

• Demonstrates a thorough knowledge and application of NJCAA, MACJC, college and department rules and regulations
• Schedules and conducts regular practice sessions in and out of season, as permitted by state and national rules and regulations
• Recommends to the Athletic Director/Assistant Athletic Director the sport’s competitive event schedule
• Recommends participation in post-season games when applicable
• Scouts and recruits quality student-athletes
• Coordinates eligibility checks to ensure prospective student-athletes qualify for aid and admission to college
• Supervises all contacts with prospective student-athletes to avoid violations of recruiting rules and regulations
• Recommends through the college’s planning process both physical and budgetary needs of the softball program
• Be accountable for the expense control compliance and administration of the sport’s budget
• Monitors purchasing of equipment and supplies throughout the college’s fiscal year
• Takes an active interest in the academic progress of each student-athlete
• Works closely with appropriate individuals to monitor the academic progress of each student-athlete
• Develops and implements programs to inform student-athletes of all college resources available to them
• Coordinates housing arrangements for student-athletes
• Assists in the transportation of student-athletes to and from medical facilities
• Is responsible for search, selection, and training of qualified assistant coaches in accordance with all college personnel policies
• Is responsible for annually evaluating coaches and staff under his/her supervision
• Coordinates team travel needs with the Director of Athletics
• Follows policies and procedures as stated in employee handbook and athletic handbook
• Attends professional meetings and workshops
• Ensures enforcement of rules and regulations regarding student-athletes’ conduct and appearance
• Demonstrates a cooperative attitude toward all other sports within the Department of Athletics
• Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director

Application Deadline:
May 23, 2014

12 months Coahoma Community College is an equal opportunity institution in accordance with civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities and employment opportunities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Wanda G. Holmes, Director of Human Resources/Coordinator for 504/ADA, Title IX Compliance Officer, Office #A100, Vivian M. Presley Administration Building, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614, Phone: (662)621-4853, Email: wholmes@coahomacc.edu .

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Send a complete application packet (Employment Application, current resume, official transcripts, and three letters of reference) to:

Coahoma Community College
Human Resource Office
3240 Friars Point Road
Clarksdale, MS 38614

Incomplete application packets will not be considered. (NO FAXES PLEASE)

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