Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
Under the direction of the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach Football/Special Teams Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the development and administration of a successful NCAA Division III Intercollegiate Sport Program. The program will be conducted in accordance with all College and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), and Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) rules, regulations, and policies.
The Assistant Coach/Special Teams Coordinator is a professional employee of the College with a primary duty of teaching and instructing student-athletes in the specific sport that is being coached. The vast majority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent on coaching/teaching duties, while a minority of the Assistant Coach's time is spent performing administrative duties.
1. Coaching/Teaching Duties (70% of Assistant Coach's time):
Coordinate/Install team our special teams' system with our players/coaches;
Produce a special teams playbook each year and install in HUDL as well as providing hard copies;
Deliver a camp installation plan of our special teams with meetings and practice plans and coordinate accordingly;
Work with the Head Coach and assistants to teach our philosophy and scheme;
Coordinate the communication process during our contest in an orderly and timely manner;
Review of multiple game films of every facet of special teams in order to be thoroughly prepared on game day;
Information gathering, review, organization, dissemination and then game planning with fellow coaches;
Schedule, prepare and execute player meetings with Special Teams staff on Sunday's and Mondays;
Meetings: Game planning and dissemination to student athletes (Mondays);
Organization of daily practice plans/scripts/schedule;
Breakdown and edit film data to share with team and coaches;
Create all opponent special team tendency report;
Create opponent special team scouting report and upload onto Hudl for players to prepare;
Punt team, fake punts, Inside 40 yard line punt schemes;
Kick Return, Kick Off and Punt Return schemes;
On side Kicks, Hands Team, PAT, Field Goal, Field Goal Blocks;
Prepare all practice scout cards and scripts for practices so we can simulate opponents;
Make gameday calls and adjustments;
Coach Spring football to teach our players in the off season;
Coach the Quarterbacks during practice to prepare them for opponents;
Make special team calls and coordinate all positions during group and team periods of practice;
Work with position coaches to teach and prepare players;
Coordinate passing attack during practice with the offensive coordinator;
Host player ZOOM Meetings to review and discuss assignments;
Take part in all coaching staff live and Zoom meetings;
Game day preparation & organization;
Game Day Game management;
Prepare game day special teams plan.
2. Administrative Duties / Recruiting (30% of Assistant Coach's time):
Coordinate uploading of recruit lists into our Front Rush program for main recruit database;
Daily review of Front Rush program review of videos for new recruits;
Recruit student athletes in local specified area;
Attend prospective student athlete combine events, games and recruiting fairs to promote the program;
Recruit the state of (TBD) at Head Coaches discretion;
Communicate with recruits thru social media and by phone to promote Curry, get to apply, visit and commit;
Attending Coaches clinics for the continuation of the most updated information/styles for coaching and recruiting;
Recruit as many talented prospects as possible and get commitments of incoming recruits to fill our roster. Process will be as follows;
Review HUDL film, grade film,
Have student athlete (SA) complete a recruiting questionnaire,
Acquire a SA transcript for eligibility,
Contact continuously to follow up with SA understanding of the recruiting process, schedule an on campus visit,
Have student athlete apply to the college,
Track the SA application until acceptance and inform them along the way what may be missing,
Notify the SA of the merit award, communicate to the SA the process for filing a FAFSA form,
Track where the FAFSA form stands until awarded,
Schedule the SA for a Blue Chip recruiting event,
Have the student athlete commit to Curry College,
Have student athlete deposit at the college.
Continuously update information from recruits into our recruiting database (Front Rush);
Help setup and attend Blue chip recruit events on campus with students and parents top promote our program;
Speak to all recruits to educate them about Curry;
Speak to all parents to introduce ourselves and tell why we coach;
Lead tour of campus with recruits and family members;
Meet potential recruits on campus for visits;
Invite recruits to all home games;
Meet recruits and family members before home games.
Supervise assistant coaches on Special Teams.
Comply with the sport specific intercollegiate affiliation policy, conference rules, and department policy and procedures;
Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach;
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy.
Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in a related discipline from an accredited four-year collegiate institution.
One to two years of coaching experience at the club, high school or college level.
Experience in coaching and knowledge of the fundamentals, tactics, and strategies of coaching intercollegiate sports with ability to recruit talented players for the program.
Knowledgeable and current on all College rules and regulations concerning eligibility and recruiting related to specific sport that is being coached.
Ability to handle emergency situations involving students.
Current driver's license and good driving record.
Ability to travel.
Ability to work evening and weekends and some holidays.
Intercollegiate sport specific experience.
Current CPR and First Aid certification.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.firstname.lastname@example.org, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
a cover letter;
a resume; and;
a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.