Assistant Coach - Softball

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College of the Holy Cross
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Deb Paquette
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Assist with all facets of NCAA Division I softball program, while serving specifically as the pitching coach, by recruiting qualified prospective student-athletes, providing skill instruction to student-athletes, and preparing team for competition and practice. Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations. Supports management of team academically and athletically. Tracks student-athlete academic progress; organizes and conducts practice activities. Prepares team and opponent video analysis; and maintains records as required. Evaluates and recruits student-athletes. Identifies talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes and effectively communicates with coaches, prospects and parents. Respects department's commitment to excellence, integrity, respect and leadership. Collaborates with head coach to develop annual goals for program. Attends workshops, training sessions and meetings as required by the College and the conference. Assist with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities, administration of sports camps and/or clinics, and other duties as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration.


Bachelor's degree required. Previous pitching coaching experience required, preferably at the Division I level. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required. Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged. Skills that are required for this job and are in line with the College's mission for example, the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. Flexibility and reliability - position requires travel work on nights and weekends. Understands risk management and works in conjunction with Sports Medicine and Strength and Conditioning personnel to uphold health and safety standards in the conduct of all activities. Strong teamwork and team facilitation. Supports departmental efforts through collaborative measures and sharing knowledge with others. Understands, values and respects diversity within the team and fosters an inclusive and supportive environment.