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This position reports to the Head Football Coach and provides support to the offensive, defensive and/or special teams coaches as assigned. This position will have extensive involvement with coaches on a daily basis, both collectively and individually. The primary responsibilities will be to provide analysis and data to the Head Coach and assistant coaches in regards to opponent and self-evaluations.
Management: Supervise, train, and manage an assistant offensive analyst regarding: editing and cutting film, drawing playbooks, data collection and entry, scouting reports and opponent breakdowns, maintaining various concept boards, and other duties as assigned.
Scouting Reports and Self-Scouts: Collect and analyze extensive practice, game and opponent video for the UW football team. Using independent judgment, identify, determine and break down specific game content, creating a detailed description of each play (approximately 75 plays per game), and analyze and define coaching strategies implemented. Using the XOS Game Analysis System, create reports and summaries which reflect the data collected and identify tendencies. Create specific reports that provide a detailed analysis for each coaching staff member and their individual specialty needs. This position will be responsible to convey the analysis and results to the specific coaching staff on a weekly basis. This includes pre/post game, pre/post season and spring season for both the UW and upcoming opponents. This position will analyze current trends and strategies being implemented across the country and in the NFL. Collaborate with the football video staff to customize XOS displays and results tailored for each coach. This person will need to have expertise with football specific terminology and strategies as well as Microsoft Power Point and analyzing, editing and merging content from Power Point into the XOS Game Analysis system.
Game plans, tip sheets, position reports: Using data from scouting report analysis and input from coaches, create a game plan and tip sheet that summarize the opponent and their tendencies and outlines our strategies for that opponent. Create reports that summarize this data by individual positions for the respective coaches. Collect data and make tendency charts during the game that display opponent tendencies. Following the game, provide statistical analysis and review for each coach.
Practice Plans: Create, update and distribute practice plans and scripts on a daily basis for coaches, upon the direction of the head coach. Attention to detail is critical and individual must be able to make adjustments and swiftly. This position will oversee the direction, organization, instruction and supervision of student-managers and will meet with the students working to support the focus of the applicable coaching staff on a daily basis during the season and spring practice periods. Attention to specific drill structure and equipment needs is essential to the flow of practice.
Production of Playbooks: Create playbooks for the respective specialties utilizing strategies provided by the coaching staff in a multimedia format.
Other duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Head Football Coach and/or the Director of Athletics and are expected to include assisting with: on-campus recruiting and recruiting functions, summer camps and high school coach’s clinics, and the organization and structure of current UW student “Walk-on Tryouts.”
Compliance with the rules and regulations of the University, the NCAA, the Pac-12 Conference, the State of Washington and any other governing body is of paramount importance to the University. The overall responsibility of this position is for the successful operation of the program in full compliance with all such rules and regulations. As a condition of employment, the Employee shall be required to participate in rules education programs offered by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree seven years of experience in competitive football, playing, coaching and/or operations at the high school, collegiate or professional level. Prior experience editing and marking video within the XOS Game Analysis system as well as basic Microsoft Office programs are essential. Experience in dealing successfully with confidential and sensitive information. Must be organized, team-oriented, self-motivated, with excellent communication skills. Individual must be able to work collaboratively and independently and complete assigned duties efficiently and in a timely manner.
DESIRED: Experience working within NCAA rules and with football terminology in a Division I-A athletic environment is preferred and highly recommended.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: This position requires working some evenings and weekends including during holidays.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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