• Head Hockey Coach
    TBC (USD)
    Collegeville, Minnesota, Spojené státy americké
    The Athletic Department for the College of Saint Benedict (CSB), invites applications for a full time (92%), benefit eligible position of Head Hockey Coach.

    The head hockey coach is responsible for providing a high quality student-athlete experience and preparing and overseeing the team's competitive preparation for league play in the competitive Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. As the most significant person influencing the hockey program, the head coach is responsible for promoting and sustaining the positive reputation and image of CSB Hockey and the College of Saint Benedict Athletic Department. This is accomplished through the supervision of the student-athletes, recruits, student employees and assistant coaches. The head hockey coach is responsible for the appropriate behavior of the student-athletes and staff that he/she recruits and retains in his/her program as well as the performance and development of an intercollegiate hockey program.

    The head coach will work in a spirit of cooperation and be responsive to the advice and instructions from the Athletic Director and other college administrators. The head coach will establish a good rapport with his or her team, the student body, staff, and members of the community. He/she will conduct training and game experiences in such a manner that the welfare of each participant is always of paramount consideration. The head coach is expected to promote good public relations that will reflect a positive image of CSB Athletics.

    The College of Saint Benedict, located in central Minnesota, is a residential, liberal arts college for women that designs programs to meet the needs and aspirations of young women. CSB emphases women's leadership and a personal development profile that includes intellectual, spiritual, emotional and physical development.

    Saint Benedict Athletics has 11 varsity sports teams at the NCAA Division III level and regularly places among the top teams in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). CSB Athletics strives to meet this mission through excellence in athletic and recreation facilities in the MIAC and NCAA Division III that support excellence and opportunity. Further we excel in providing the best in services that support the welfare of our student-athletes, with a commitment to transformational leadership and the development of the whole person. We present a positive image, success and visibility of our college through a high level of performance in our athletic programs.

    Responsibilities: Coaching
    Plan and organize practice sessions
    Evaluate individual and team performance
    Use of video technology to scout opponents as well as teach and provide player feedback
    Oversee and manage in-season, out-of-season, and summer strength program details
    Manage the selection of and train/develop team captains and other team leaders
    Conduct individual and team assessment meetings
    Advance the CSB Hockey program in a highly competitive Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Create a positive team environment with regard to open and respectful communication with players all associated athletic staff on daily program operations
    Identify, follow, and enforce CSB, MIAC, and NCAA rules and guidelines
    Successfully complete NCAA Division III requirements and testing
    Attend MIAC coaches meetings and assist in conference committees and assignments
    Engage in professional development
    Coordinate recruiting efforts with assistant coaches and CSB Admission staff
    Support institutional recruiting initiatives with national market and diversity
    Cultivating relationships with prospective student-athlete within NCAA recruiting guidelines
    Identify and recruit student-athletes who will be successful in a liberal arts environment
    Develop prospective recruits by networking with coaches and attending events
    Schedule campus visits working in conjunction with admissions staff
    Ability to use recruiting software systems
    Submit recruit lists in a timely manner and complete recruiting summary report
    Administrative Duties
    Build and manage hockey budget
    Build season schedule considering MIAC and NCAA regulations, budget, and academic scheduling
    Coordinate logistics for all travel requirements
    Coordinate and schedule annual installation of hockey locker room and support areas at rented facility
    Hire and supervise stipend coaching staff, student managers and student employees
    Maintain equipment, uniforms, and warm-ups
    Schedule and coordinate off-campus sites for practices and contests
    Communicate with faculty regarding extra-curricular conflicts for academics and athletics policy
    Attend Athletic department staff meetings; attend Student Development meetings and events
    Complete designated reports as requested by the athletic director
    Work with Athletic Media Relations to maintain appropriate and accurate records, and update archives yearly
    Participate in community responsibilities that may include committee assignments and campus engagement
    Complete additional assignments as requested by the CSB Athletic Director, the Vice-President of Student Development and other college administrators
    Public Relations and Fundraising
    Participate in and support department fundraisers
    Consider and development youth clinics in your sport
    Host family/alumnae events each academic year in communication with the Alumnae Relations office
    Participate and engage in community outreach
    Follow guidelines for Athletic Media Relations activities, assist with media publications as well as monitor accuracy of website
    Utilize in social media to promote the CSB Hockey program

    Division of Student Development and Well-Being
    Recognize and understand gender in shaping positive and effective approaches to educating women
    Support student-athletes' academic and personal growth
    Support and promote student-athlete involvement in the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)
    Support and integrate CSB's commitment to Benedictine Values

    A portion of the duties of this position will include but not limited to supporting the operations of the CSB Athletic Department including game management and associated office duties.
    Support and assist in the management of game day operations for fall and spring sports with regard to meeting officials, facility preparation, event ticketing, execute half time promotions and merchandise sales.
    Assist in staffing supervision hired to work events at Outdoor Fields complex.
    Support all fall and spring playoff & championship arrangements for MIAC and NCAA events.
    Provide office support during winter months to hire and train student event staff to include game day activities, security, ushering, etc.
    Implement game day promotions.

    Bachelor's degree required
    Master's degree preferred
    3-5 years of hockey coaching experience; college level and experience coaching women preferred
    Ability to recruit a high quality student-athlete to the College of Saint Benedict
    Experience in managing financial aspect of a program
    Demonstrate open and respectful communication with players all associated athletic staff
    Experience in engaging with internal and external constituent groups associated with the hockey program
    Proficiency with office technologies including Microsoft Office and familiarity with recruiting software systems
    Strong ability to approach the academic and athletic aspects of the student athlete in a holistic manner
    Ability to exhibit ethics and integrity
    Understand the NCAA Division III philosophy

    To Apply: Applications are accepted online by clicking on "Apply" above. Applicants should complete the full application and submit a cover letter and resume. Official transcript required at time of hire.

    If you require special accommodations to participate in the College of Saint Benedict hiring process, please contact us at (320) 363-5500 or

    It is the policy of CSB and SJU to conduct pre-employment background checks. An offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

    Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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