Golf Coach

Posted on Nov 21, 2018 by Union University

Jackson, TN 38301
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Description
Union University seeks a qualified individual for the position of Golf Coach.

Union University is a private, coeducational liberal arts-based university offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The campus is located in Jackson, Tenn. (80 miles northeast of Memphis) with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville, Tenn. Union University currently enrolls more than 3,200 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 44 states and 25 countries. Union University stands as a national leader among colleges and universities in promoting a Christian worldview and a Christ-centered approach to education. Union is consistently ranked among the nation's premier Christian universities and has been recognized as a top tier institution each year since 1997 by U.S. News & World Report, which also recognized Union at a national level for undergraduate teaching excellence. Union was also recently recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Great College to Work For," one of only 30 four-year institutions to receive this honor roll designation.

Position Description:

Duties include:
  • Instructs student athletes about skills and execution needed to perform the sport of golf effectively and competitively.
  • Serve as academic advisor for Physical Education and Wellness Sport majors, counseling them on which classes within their chosen curriculum needed to register for in order to meet degree requirements.
  • Recruit team members by understanding the productivity of a balanced team, knowing how to recognize athletic ability, and attracting talented players to this university.
  • Attend all matches and practices scheduled.
  • Provide support and advice to the assistant coaches and helpers within the coaching team.
  • Instruct all team members about rules, strategies, and techniques of golf to prepare them for competition.
  • Contribute to a positive work climate and the team effort within the school, as well as demonstrate a positive sportsmanship in everyday situations.
  • Apply Christian standards and attitudes in relationships among cohorts, faculty, staff and students.
  • Ensure that all matters related to the team's student-athletes adhere to NCAA rules and regulations as defined in the NCAA Division II Manual.
  • Adjust coaching techniques, based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of opposing teams to develop golf strategies.
  • Make sure that all student-athletes understand NCAA and GSC rules and compliance standards.

    Golf Coach - Careers At Union University

    Qualifications:

    Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in a related field. Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated coaching and recruiting experience.

    Successful candidates must be professing Christians who are active members of a local church, enthusiastically support Union University's Identity, Mission, and Core Values , and articulate a Christian worldview in their work and life.

  • Reference: 561325570

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