The Athletic Success Coach is a full-time professional position within the Student Success and Academic Training Centers. This position has a shared reporting structure between the Director of Academic Advisement and Planning and the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Affairs.
The Athletic Success Coach serves as the key contact for student-athletes seeking academic assistance and helps them navigate the academic community. This position is responsible for managing all aspects of academic support for student athletes including (but not limited to) monitoring of academic progress, academic advisement and planning, tutoring support services, and progress towards graduation. This position requires consistent and open communication with athletes, coaches, faculty and staff. This position also requires knowledge of best practices in collegiate athletic advisement and a thorough understanding of DII NCAA conference guidelines and regulations.
The Athletic Success Coach would oversee the Academic Training Center (ATC), which provides a space for student-athletes to complete study hall hours and an office to receive one on one consultation. The Athletic Success Coach would work directly with the Associate Athletic Director for Internal Affairs on hourly graduate assistant staffing of the ATC and student-athlete success programming.
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