Head Men’s Golf Coach

ID# 004822
Danville, KY 40422
United States
Job Description
Centre College is a premier national liberal arts college that serves approximately 1,400 students and provides a supportive community and a flexible, personal academic path to a meaningful life and career. Founded in 1819, Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, students, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $420 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.

Centre welcomes and supports diversity. The College strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated, where individuals can exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view our Statement of Community.

Located in Danville, KY, the historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky.

Employment Type
Full Time
Application Procedure
Apply via link: https://joblinkapply.com/joblink/4424/Job/Index/638851/
Job Requirements
Centre College invites applications for the position of Head Men's Golf Coach. This is an exempt (salary) position.

The Head Men’s Golf Coach provides leadership in all coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for a nationally competitive Division III men’s golf program. The individual reports to the Director of Athletics. Secondary duty will be determined.

Essential Job Functions:

Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people;
Organizes, prepares, and conducts practices, trainings, and competitions;
Successfully recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations; mindful of the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion;
While leading, monitoring, and coordinating training and practice sessions, ensuring all appropriate safety guidelines are followed;
Responsible for program budget to include travel, equipment, officials, and recruiting expenses;
Establish working relationship with Women’s golf coaching staff:
Direct all aspects of the program;
Lead the holistic development of golf student-athletes;
Represent the program and the College to students, parents, community, alumni, and the general public;
Manage the daily operations and administration facets of the men’s golf program;
Work in conjunction with members of the department’s administration and support staff regarding staffing needs, strategic budgeting, facility needs and enhancements, fundraising, alumni development, and program promotion;
Make appropriate recommendations to Athletic Administration regarding maintenance concerns and enhancement needs for facilities;
Actively participate in department-wide fundraising initiatives;
Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics;
Secondary duty will be assigned at a later date;

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate playing or coaching experience required. CPR, AED, and First-Aid certifications will be required to Fall 2023

Knowledge and Skills

Demonstrated knowledge and coaching skills of the sport of golf and its playing rules; a commitment to the Division III philosophy;
Demonstrates an appreciation of and commitment to further an inclusive culture for those of diverse backgrounds such as ability, age, class, ethnicity, faith, gender, neurodiversity, race and sexual orientation:
Knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules; and a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes are essential:
Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel:
Ability to foster a team environment as well as the ability and desire to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department is essential.
Physical Requirements:

Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 25 pounds.
Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.

Interested applicants must apply through the Centre College Human Resources site at Employment at Centre | Centre College (with a cover letter, resume, and list of references). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. For full consideration, application materials must be submitted online by August 31st., 2023.

Education Requirements (Any)
Bachelors degree preferred
Additional Information / Benefits
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

This job reports to the Director of Athletics

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, Weekends, Travel as necessary for games and recruiting.
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