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Assistant Coach, Sailing

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755
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Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Coach, Sailing

M&W Intercollegiate

Position Number

Position Purpose

To participate as part of a decision making team (coaching staff) under the direction of the head coach in planning, coaching, recruiting, administering, and promoting the program within NCAA, Ivy League, ICSA, and institutional standards. The Assistant Coach plays a critical role in achieving the overall goals of the program by providing important recommendations and suggestions to the head coach (regarding competition strategies, line-ups, priority listing of recruits, etc.) as well as offering initiative and independent judgment (e.g., in providing coaching instruction, evaluating and communicating with prospective recruits and their parents, and representing the program to constituents).

SEIU Level
Not an SEIU Position


Employment Category
Regular Full Time

Department Contact for Cover Letter
Justin Asaad, Head Sailing Coach

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Recruiting: (25%)

  • Participates in the development and implementation of an overall recruiting plan, including but not limited to, determining program needs by position and class, selecting recruiting events to attend, and setting admissions priorities. The assistant coach assumes a significant amount of independent responsibility for:
    a) identifying qualified students and talented athletes;
    b) communicating effectively with prospects by phone, mail, e-mail;
    c) traveling to evaluate prospects, meet parents and high school coaches;
    d) organizing and participating in visits to campus by prospects;
    e) maintaining appropriate recruiting records as required by the NCAA , and
    f) staying abreast of the College's programs and opportunities to effectively inform prospects.
    g) contributing positively toward the enrollment of desirable athletic prospects.

Coaching/Mentoring: (60%)

  • Contributes suggestions and recommendations to planning and implementing the conditioning, training and coaching programs for the team.
  • Independently seeks and develops new training concepts and sport specific knowledge to enhance the overall knowledge the coaching staff.
  • Prepares scouting reports and game plans for opponents.
  • During competition, makes recommendations to the head coach regarding adjustments to game plans and line-ups.
  • Teaches skills to student-athletes during team practices, games, and individual/small group training sessions. Evaluates performance of athletes and offers technical, strategical, and mental instruction and advice.
  • Demonstrates a sincere interest in the academic, personal, and physical welfare of each student-athlete; counsels team members and consults with the head coach and appropriate College staff as necessary for the resolution of issues.

Administration: (15%)

  • Actively seeks to ensure that athletes and athletics representatives are informed of and comply with NCAA , ICSA and Ivy League rules. Knows and complies with the rules and regulations of the NCAA , ICSA and Ivy League, and works to stay abreast of rule changes, applications and interpretations.
  • Provides input in planning and administering the budget for the program which includes assessing needs for equipment, team travel, recruiting, etc.
  • Plans and reconciles recruiting and team travel expenses.
  • Identifies and negotiates with potential opponents in contributing to the development of a competitive schedule.
  • Works and directs the department's travel coordinator to set team travel plans.
  • Communicates with alumni, parents and other supporters regarding status of the program.
  • Promotes Dartmouth and the program through participation in camps, clinics, speeches and community involvement.
  • Develops and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, department and College staff, alumni, fans, community members, the media, etc.
  • Represents Dartmouth, the athletic department, and the program in an exemplary fashion.

Performs other duties as assigned.

-- Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others. -- Performs other duties as assigned



Posted: 2020-09-22 Expires: 2020-10-23

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Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755

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