Duties will include coaching the defense in a NCAA 1-A football championship subdivision. Duties will also include tracking academic progress of defensive players and recruit assigned areas as assigned by the Head Coach. Assist the Head Football Coach with the administration of the football program in compliance with NCAA and Southern Conference rules and regulation and the procedures of Western Carolina University. Coaching duties include: coordinate and organize all facets of the defensive schemes; assist with organizing practices; assist with organizing recruiting efforts; other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Oversee all aspects of defensive play and player development.
Work with defensive position coaches in organizing practice, game planning and game day adjustments.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required. Collegiate coaching experience and demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required.
Master’s degree preferred. All degrees must be from an accredited institution.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered, you must apply online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. Attach a cover letter, current resume, and a list of references (including complete contact information) are required to complete the application. For questions or additional information, please contact Football Department at (828) 227-7395.
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.