The Associate Head Coach must be able to demonstrate Delta College Athletics five (5) key values: Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Sportsmanship and Leadership on a daily basis. To promote student success through academics building a strong foundation for the young men and women of the program. Leading these young men and women to be champions on and off the court. The Associate Head Coach works with student-athletes to improve their personal, leadership and teamwork skills in a competitive intercollegiate setting. They are responsible for, but not limited to, initiating various aspects of their program, such as recruiting, scheduling opponents, scholarship and budget oversight, training and coaching team members. The Associate Head Coach will be a responsible member of the community and a role model for their student-athletes.
Embed the College's mission and values throughout all responsibilities and work; and focus on student success as the guiding principle to informed decision-making.
Understand, develop, and provide an environment that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, while incorporating cultural competency in the workplace.
Provides leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes.
Responsible in determining game-day coaching strategy.
Serves as a mentor to each athlete to promote the development of all the expectations for Delta College student-athletes; including, but not limited to, the Delta College Student-Athlete Code of Conduct, the Delta College student conduct manual, and other institutional rules, expectations, policies and procedures.
Monitors and gives constant attention to a student-athlete's grades and conduct. Monitoring the eligibility status and promoting the academic progress of student-athletes. Assists in enforcing study hall attendance for all in-coming freshman, transfer students and others with grade deficiencies. Supports the guidelines set-up by the Teaching/Learning Center in collaboration with the Athletic Office.
Works with the Head Coach for ASPIRE to Succeed program focusing on academic success as an important priority for all student-athletes
Develops and publishes team rules regarding appearances, practice, class attendance, punctuality, dress code and general standards of behavior, with the approval of the Athletic Director. Enforces team rules, providing appropriate disciplinary action as warranted.
Works with Head Coach to determine discipline, delineates procedure concerning due process when the enforcement of discipline is necessary.
Must remain in compliance with the philosophy, mission and guiding principles of the Delta College. Has a thorough knowledge and upholds all of the athletic rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by Delta College, NJCAA and MCCAA.
Exercise common sense and good judgment.
Understands the proper administrative line of command and refers all requests or grievances through proper channels.
Is aware of all conference, staff, institutional and departmental meetings that require attendance.
Is a role model for their student-athletes, department, division and Delta College.
Expected to support and conform to all athletic department decisions as well as policies established, both in fact and in spirit.
ESSENTIALDUTIESANDRESPONSIBILITIESINCLUDEBUTARENOTLIMITED TO THEFOLLOWING:
Assist the Head Coach in establishing and cultivating a fundamental philosophy, skill development and techniques to be used throughout all seasons of participation, pre and post season.
Supports established expectations set forth by the Head Coach, of student-athletes participating in the program, including, but not limited to, accountability, cooperation, collaboration and disciplinary actions.
Assist in recruitment of academically prepared student-athletes to be successful at Delta College following recruitment guidelines, ensuring compliance with Delta College, MCCAA and NJCAA regulations.
Assists the Head Coach in establishing and implementing off-season activities.
Collaborate with Head Coach, Athletic Director, Student Success Advisor, Counselors and Teaching/Learning Center in promoting academic success for student-athletes with in your program, including monitoring progress reports.
Adheres to following and upholding coaches and student-athlete code of conduct as written in each handbook.
Assists the Head Coach in collaboration with the Athletic Director to establish fundraising opportunities, providing additional funds to support the goals of the athletic program.
Assists Head Coach in development of game schedules, meeting appropriate timelines, identifying the following needs: event management, athletic trainer, officials, travel needs, meals, lodging etc..
Assists Head Coach in development of a practice schedule, including facility needs in the appropriate timelines set forth by the Athletic Director.
Assist the Head Coach in obtaining eligibility information from student-athletes within your program.
Assist the Head Coach in submissions of lists of all equipment, making recommendations/requests of equipment needs throughout the season.
Assist the Head Coach in maintaining student-athlete travel records, returning records within seven days after completion of your season.
Must be present during all schedule practice times and athletic competitions.
Must travel with the team.
Maintain a positive and clean environment within his/her locker room, practice field, playing or contest area.
Serves as a mentor to each student-athlete to promote the development of all the expectations for Delta College Student-Athlete Code of Conduct, the Delta College student conduct manual, and other institutional rules, and expectations, policies and procedures.
Assists the Head Coach in monitoring of a student-athlete's grades and conduct. Monitor the eligibility status and promotes the academic progress of the student-athletes. Assist in enforcing study hall attendance for all in-coming freshman, transfer students and others with grade deficiencies. Supports the guidelines set-up by the Teaching/Learning Center in collaboration with the Athletic Office.
Works collaboratively with the Athletic Trainer when injuries occur, including understanding the Emergency Action Plan.
Assists the Head Coach in development of team rules that support adherence to the Student Athlete Code of Conduct, including but not limited to (appearances, practice, class attendance, punctuality, dress code and general standards of behavior), following due process when rules may have been violated.
Stays within budget and establishes fundraising opportunities, alumni activities and public relations of your program; acting as a promotional agent for the college and team, in collaboration with the Athletic Director to get local, state and national recognition.
Assists the Head Coach in providing travel advance forms to the athletics office before season to allow for transportation assignments and meal checks to be processed in a timely manner.
Assigns and keeps track of athletic equipment issued to student-athletes.
Submits written proposal for recruiting trips, camps & clinics and other fundraising initiatives.
Participates in budgeting function with the Head Coach and Athletic Director by establishing requirements for the next season.
Promotes a favorable image of the institution at all times. Is a role model. Represent the program and Delta College with integrity, respect, sportsmanship, and professionalism in the community and at sponsored events/contests.
Utilizes the institutional tools for promotion; maintains accurate information on the website, informs athletic and marketing offices of news and information, provides proper news stories to promote sport, and work with the Collegiate.
Provides student-athletes with information and opportunities at the next level, NCAA or NAIA universities.
Provides working relationship with local new agencies.
Provides working relationship with league, regional, and national offices.
Establish relationships with local and area high school coaches for recruitment of student-athletes.
3-5 years of increased coaching responsibility at the high school level or higher.
Valid Driver's License
First Aid and CPR Certified, or completed within first 30 days of employment.
Knowledge of MCCAA, region XII and NJCAA regulations for the sport coached.
Knowledge of policies, procedures and forms used as detailed in the Athletic Department handbook.
College-acceptable driving record must be maintained.
Complies with drug-free workplace rules and board policies.
Understands Title IX and Mandated Reporting.
Evening and Weekend hours are required.
Availability to travel for team practices, competitions and recruitment.
Available weekly for PM practice times.
Ability to work effectively with ethic, cultural and diverse student population.
Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work environment.
Additional Experiences Considered:
Working knowledge of the MCCAA and NJCAA rules and regulations.
Available weekly for 4:30-7:30pm practice times
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current names of professional references, two letters of recommendation and copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.
Position will remain open until filled. The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
Successful candidates must demonstrate experience, skills, and commitment to fostering an environment of diversity in student, faculty and staff.Delta College, established in 1961, offers 150 transfer and career certificate and associate degree programs, and enrolls nearly 11,000 students each semester at its main campus and three learning centers.Delta College enjoys a reputation as one of the nation’s leading community colleges. Contributing factors to this achievement are its enduring commitment to excellence, passion for innovation and focus on people. Those values can be seen in its AQIP Higher Learning Commission accreditation, charter membership in the National League for Innovation, Achieving the Dream participation, environmental stewardship and unique shared governance system.The College’s service area is comprised of Bay, Midland and Saginaw counties, each with its own appealing personality and features, located adjacent to Lake Huron in mid-Michigan. Delta College - one of America's leading community colleges!