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This is a contract position with the possibility of extending based on the needs of the department.
The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world's premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 7 nationally in the Learfield Director's Cup on 13 different occasions and has finished second overall three times.
Must have successful recruiting experience at a D1 level with student-athletes that are at a high-academic and high-athletic level. Evaluate the skills, abilities, character and potential of prospective student-athletes to be successful within the athletics program and at UC San Diego. The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive Softball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes and also strives for athletic excellence. Follow athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UCSD Athletic Department and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and communicate with scholar athletes. The candidate will have experience working with pitchers at the collegiate level via demonstration and communication.
Specific pitching coach duties will include preparing pitching workouts and teaching advanced pitching mechanics and fielding skills for the Division 1 level. The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently, can prepare scouting reports, can utilize video tagging software, and is successful with time management. The ability to pitch batting practice will be a great asset for this candidate. Prepare statistical analysis and reports. Assist with coordinating contest, event and tournament management, and with recruitment of student-athletes, and basic knowledge of and compliance with all NCAA regulations. Responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Big West and UC San Diego rules and regulations. Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
A complete application will include an online resume and cover letter.
A Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrate strong commitment to excellence in both academics and athletics, as well as to understand the needs of students balancing the requirements of academics and athletics.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.