Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree. Three years of coaching and/or playing experience at the college level in the sport of Baseball. In lieu of college level coaching experience, a combination of four years of coaching experience at the high school, college, professional or national team level and playing experience at the college, professional or national team level in the sport of Baseball. Understanding of NCAA rules compliance (as a player, coach, or administrator). Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes"). Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience with recruiting. Prior experience with skill instruction. Experience in practice/game plan development. Experience in administrative responsibilities in the sport of baseball. Experience in a Division I Baseball program. Brief Description of Duties: This position is an assistant coach for a Division I program in the sport of Baseball and will assist the head coach in all aspects of operating a successful program. The primary focus of this position will be placed on the assistant's use of independent judgment and discretion in the identification & recruitment of prospective student-athletes, their awarding of athletics scholarships, their teaching and skill development of those student-athletes during their athletic and educational tenure at Stony Brook University, and in the extensive daily administrative operations of their respective sport program. In addition, the assistant coach will be evaluated on the extent to which he/she provides each student-athlete a positive, meaningful, educational experience through athletics. The assistant coach is also expected to execute other program related duties as assigned by the Head Baseball Coach. Recruiting The assistant coach will use independent discretion and judgment in identifying student-athletes capable of competing both academically and athletically at Stony Brook University. He/She will play a decisive role in the subsequent active recruitment of those identified student-athletes and more importantly he/she will award athletics scholarships, either independently or in conjunction with the head coach. The assistant coach is responsible for managing an assigned recruiting territory and identifying prospective student-athletes through thorough research, by independently evaluating talent at local & national events, and initiating correspondence and maintaining relationship with coaches and prospects. The assistant coach is responsible for managing a database of prospects and maintaining records of contacts, to remain in compliance with NCAA, Conference and University regulations. The assistant coach must propose, manage and adhere to a recruiting budget for each of the events attended. Student-Athlete Skill Instruction/Team and Game Preparation The assistant coach will teach all basic and advanced skills required in the sport of Baseball. The teaching of these skills and the development of those student-athletes occurs year round during individual skill sessions, team practices, and conditioning sessions (independent of the head coach). This includes the independent development and implementation of sound and safe practice plans that successfully prepare the student-athletes with the fundamentals of the specific sport. In addition, the assistant coach is responsible for assisting the head coach in developing a comprehensive and strategic game plan for each scheduled contest throughout the season. This includes, but is not limited to, evaluating upcoming opponents by breaking down game tapes, preparing a scouting report for the student-athletes and advising the head coach on making adjustments to the game plan during contests. Administrative Responsibilities The assistant coach will be responsible for the orga
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