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Assistant Field Hockey Coach (PSS4), Athletics

Apply now Job no: 498608
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Professional

Rowan University is recruiting an experienced Assistant Field Hockey Coach.  The Assistant Field Hockey Coach has both coaching and administrative responsibilities that include but are not limited to, the administration of daily field hockey operations, recruiting, team training, practice organization, scouting, and other duties as assigned by the head coach.  Experience as an athlete or coach at the intercollegiate level is necessary. The Assistant Field Hockey Coach provides leadership, organization and supervision for all aspects of field hockey to support a competitive and successful program within the New Jersey Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluating and recruiting prospective student-athletes 
  • Assist head coach in responding to contacts, attending recruiting tournaments, contacting high school coaches, and organizing on-campus visitations for prospective student-athletes
  • Establish and maintain a recruiting database 
  • Assist head coach with travel arrangements, schedule, meals, etc.
  • Assist head coach with planning pre-game and post-game meals
  • Assist with scouting of opponents
  • Assist with monitoring academic progress of current student-athletes
  • Assist with all fundraising activities
  • Assist head coach with daily practice plans
  • Assist with field maintenance and game field preparations
  • Assist with video input, organization, and analysis of game and practice footage
  • Other duties as assigned by head coach and athletic director


  • Bachelor's degree (master's preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with college athletes and administrators.
  • Strong background in coaching field hockey.
  • Ability to organize an effective recruitment and retention program for student-athletes.
  • Knowledge of and strict adherence to NCAA & NJAC rules and regulations.


  • Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diverse people and abilities. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
  • Only completed online applications submitted on or before the posted deadline will be considered. 

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