Assistant Softball Coach

  • Cardinal Stritch University, Inc.
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Aug 25, 2021
Full time Athletics & Coaching

Job Description


Cardinal Stritch University is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our Athletics department. The Assistant Softball Coach will assist the Head Softball Coach in all facets of coaching/teaching/mentoring the student-athletes on the softball team. The Assistant Softball Coach will assist with the management of the softball program, including recruiting and assigned administrative duties.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.


  • Attend practices, home and away matches/tournaments, training sessions, team functions on a regular basis
  • Assist with the teaching/coaching/mentoring of student-athletes on the Softball Team
  • (instruction in development drills, instruction in proper techniques specific to softball, coaching in softball game strategy, instruction in proper strength and conditioning)
  • Assist with hitting, infield, and outfield groups
  • Assist with practice preparation, game day preparation, and weight training

Recruiting and assigned administrative duties

  • Assist in scheduling team’s opponents
  • Assist in arranging travel needs (transportation, hotels, and meals) with Head Coach and Director of Athletics
  • Assist in the arrangement of referees for all home contests and review all contracts/contest agreements
  • Assist in the coordination of practice /game day facilities and times
  • Attend future recruits fall, winter and spring games
  • Being able to meet with recruits during campus visits and virtual visits

Player Development

  • Assist in the monitoring/mentoring of softball student-athletes to ensure they are performing to standard in classes for academic eligibility
  • Teach/educate/mentor individual student-athletes assisting them in NAIA and CCAC compliance and eligibility/progress towards degree requirements
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Student-athletes



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management or related field, required
  • Minimum 1-3 years related work experience required

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  

  • A valid driver’s license (travel by car may be required)
  • National license or certification in specific sport for coaching, if available
  • CPR/AED training as required by American Red Cross
  • OSHA (Bloodborne Pathogen)
  • Sexual Harassment Training
  • Completion of NAIA Champions of Character New Coach assessment


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Cardinal Stritch University is a Catholic, Franciscan university rooted in four key Franciscan values: creating a caring community, sharing compassion, reverencing creation and peacemaking. Our mission is to transform lives through value-centered education.


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