The Head Coach, Women's Golf provides leaderships of all activities related to the Women's Golf program including recruitment, player development, monitoring academic performance, discipline, and social development of student-athletes.
Florida Gulf Coast University is committed to establishing and maintaining an inclusive working and learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of the campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview.
At FGCU, we collectively stand against any individual or group that practices any form of racism, discrimination, intolerance, hate expressions, or disrespect. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, religious beliefs, abilities, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, family statuses, and military backgrounds. FGCU strives to hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our University stronger. The University community recognizes the importance of a diverse and inclusive institution and holds these ideals as paramount for the current and future success of the institution.
We seek colleagues who promote and embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply for this position as we believe that our University will grow and move forward through a commitment of equality for all.
Typical duties include but are not limited to:
Recruits quality prospective student-athletes.
Plans short and long term team objectives. Prepares and conducts practice sessions. Teaches individual and group game skills and techniques.
Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments.
Develops and manages the program operating budget to ensure program alignment with fiscal allocation. Monitors revenues and expenses, approves all purchases.
Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans when needed.
Monitors and maintains discipline and conduct of athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.
Promotes the athletic program through community events, public speaking, fundraising, and marketing.
Complies with all University and ASUN regulations, as well as all NCAA rules and regulations. Remains current with all changes in NCAA, as well as changes to University and ASUN and regulations regarding intercollegiate athletics. This includes the requirement for self-reporting any possible rule violations and participation in the annual NCAA continuing education programs including passing the NCAA certification test, if applicable. Any violation of NCAA rules is prohibited and may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.
Other Job Duties
Other job-related duties as assigned.
Travels throughout the country and internationally as assigned.
Additional Job Description
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Current American Red Cross CPR/AED certification or the ability to obtain within three months of employment.
Valid driver's license and the ability to travel throughout the country.
Five years of full-time coaching experience in higher education athletics.
Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.
Experience operating a personal computer and proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
Master's degree from an accredited institution.
Four years of full-time professional coaching experience in a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I institution.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of all aspects of the sport and the ability to teach/coach collegiate student-athletes toward acquisition of those skills.
Knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations and a strong commitment to maintain compliance with those rules and regulations.
Knowledge of intercollegiate recruiting practices and an ability to identify athletic and academic talent.
Knowledge of student-athlete intellectual, emotional and social development and an ability to guide athletes toward successful completion of an undergraduate degree while participating in intercollegiate athletics.
Knowledge of and ability to administer first aid and CPR/AED.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and an ability to use independent judgment and remain flexible while prioritizing tasks.
Ability to operate personal computers with proficiency and learn new applications and systems.
Ability to interact and represent FGCU professionally with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, alumni, and media.
Ability to think critically and creatively, have a high standard of integrity, and be motivated to incorporate best practices into the organizational structure.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.