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Assistant Football Coach

Apply now Job no: 493365
Categories: Staff
Department: Athletics - Football

The purpose of this position is the coaching and development of young men both and off the field. This position will be responsible for coaching  defensive-backs. Davidson is a Division I-FCS program that competes in the Pioneer football league. We are looking for a dedicated individual with a passion for coaching and developing young men. We are looking for an individual that can work in a competitive and fast-paced environment along with working with the rest of the staff to accomplish the long-term goals of winning the Pioneer League Championship. 

Specific duties include:

Assist on field and in classroom instruction of assigned area (i.e. football) coaching techniques and strategies; evaluate individual performances and provide leadership and instruction in areas of deficiencies as required; serve as a defensive assistant coach.

Supervise the development and implementation of defensive philosophy, including game and practice plans; assist in defensive staff work including scouting and game-day operations; assist in the creation of the defensive playbook and installation system.

Participate in comprehensive recruiting activities; coordinate efforts with Admissions Office to establish academic viability for prospects; thoroughly evaluate and recruit all viable prospects in a designated geographical area. Ensure compliance by coaching staff, players, and recruits with NCAA, Pioneer Football League, and Davidson College athletics regulations, policies, and overall mission of amateurism. 

Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; monitor academic and social progress of position and defensive position players; consult with college personnel and faculty for resolution of problems as required.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications

Bachelor's degree

At least one-year of secondary coaching or playing experience at the collegiate football level.

The job requires a highly motivated individual dedicated to inspiring and leading young student-athletes; an intricate working knowledge of the sport of football.

Interested applicants must complete an online application and provide a resume and cover letter to https://employment.davidosn.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicity, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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