Head Coach - Softball
Miami Dade College - Miami, FL

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The Head Coach directs and leads all coaching duties for one of MDCs intercollegiate sports programs operating under all College, Florida Community College Activities Association and National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) operating rules and regulations.

  • Organizes, prepares, and conducts individual and team practices, training, and competition
  • Recruits student-athletics in accordance with NJCAA rules and regulations through scouting, attending tournaments, and home visits
  • Directs all aspects, areas, and components of the team
  • Monitors students in the program for academic progress
  • Ensures compliance with the awarding of scholarships to student-athletes
  • Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the community
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Sports Management, Physical Education, Health or related field and three (3) years of previous coaching experience
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the sports program
  • Knowledge of athletic recruitment, methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of NJCAA regulations and guidelines governing recruitment and retention of student athletes
  • Ability to maintain an effective sports program
  • Strong interpersonal, communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to lead and guide student-athletes
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Ability to work effectively in a multiethnic/multicultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to travel to team competitions
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, staff, and leaders

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