Assistant Baseball Coach

  • Jarvis Christian University
  • Hawkins, TX, USA
  • May 25, 2023
Full time Athletics & Coaching

Job Description




  • Assists the Head Baseball Coach with day-to-day activities associated with the program including, but not limited to, recruitment, on-the-floor coaching, video work, and community involvement;
  • Provides leadership for all aspects of the baseball program to ensure a highly competitive and successful program;
  • Supports the academic mission of the University and demonstrates a strong commitment to the retention, academic success, and graduation of student-athletes;
  • Assists with student-athlete eligibility certification and completion of forms and medical exams, and provide NAIA reports to the Compliance Office as required;
  • Maintains current knowledge and abides by NAIA and RRAC rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Serves as a role model to mentor team members to develop and display appropriate behavior and sportsmanship expected of athletic teams and individuals representing JCU;
  • Observes athletes during practice and competition to identify opportunities for individual or team improvement;
  • Teaches players specific tasks and skills before, during, and after practice;
  • Schedules contests and reviews films of other teams;
  • Supports and monitors academic performance and social development of the student athletes;
  • Assists with recruitment of new student athletes including, but not limited to, attends off-campus games for the purpose of contact and evaluation, manages recruitment material mailings, maintains contact and plans campus visits with prospective student athletes;
  • Coordinates all enrollment activities for the baseball program’s student athletes;
  • Participates in athletic development and fundraising activities for athletics programs;
  • Supports leadership development, team development, and community service;
  • Provides quality coaching and instruction to students participating in the men’s basketball program;
  • Attends scheduled baseball practices and competitions;
  • Provides ongoing oversight of student athlete’s conduct both on and off the field;
  • Assists with conflict resolution;
  • Reviews institutional policy on accident reporting and insurance procedures;
  • Assists coach in ensuring that all students and prospects have had physicals;
  • Assists in instructing team managers on proper care, maintenance of supplies, equipment, and facilities;
  • Attends assigned University, department, and division meetings as required;
  • Assists with monitoring inventory, selection, care and maintenance of supplies and equipment;
  • Assists in recruiting student athletes who can achieve academic and athletic success; and assists student athletes in realizing individual and team goals;
  • Assists with the development of positive interpersonal relationships including campus integration with other students and faculty;
  • Enforces safety regulations and procedures through supervision of students involved in the program;
  • Stays abreast of rule changes in the sport; and
  • Performs other duties as needed

Preferred and Required Qualifications



·         Bachelor’s degree in related field from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning

·         Three years of University basketball experience, preferably University coaching experience

·         CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to obtain within six months

·         Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive University vehicles required

  • Computer skills essential with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Effective organizational, written/oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow University policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of intercollegiate baseball programs
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions, weekends, and evenings
  • Ability to promote a positive atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation both within the University and the community
  • Ability to effectively supervise the work of others
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems while maintaining confidentiality
  • Strong personal work ethic and high level of personal integrity

Application Details

Send Resume/Transcripts to HRINFO@JARVIS.EDU

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