Ave Maria University
Head Women’s Softball Coach
Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Softball Coach. This is a full time, 12-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.
The primary duty of the Head Softball Coach is to teach, train, and develop the skills of the student athletes in the sport of softball while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development.
The Head Softball Coach will also manage the planning and administration of the softball program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student athletes, serving as a positive mentor, encouraging virtue development, and creating a positive image within the Ave Maria University mission for the softball program.
The Head Softball Coach will also be responsible for implementing a virtue development program, while managing the sport’s administration including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of student athletes, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, equipment, and overall program management.
The Head Softball Coach will adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.
A Bachelor’s degree and previous softball coaching experience are required.
Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.
Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.
Application Instructions: Online applications through the University’s talent management portal link provided below are required. Have all requested application materials prepared in advance, as a second log in is not available.
Please upload your resume, cover letter addressed to the attention of Mr. Joseph Patterson, Athletic Director, and list of three references with their contact information, by copying and pasting the below url to your web browser:
Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit package to full time faculty and staff.
Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service. The University offers thirty undergraduate B.A./B.S. degrees in addition to an M.A. and Ph.D. in theology, and is located in Southwestern Florida in the town of Ave Maria.
For more information about Ave Maria University please visit our website: www.avemaria.edu
The town of Ave Maria is Southwest Florida’s newest hometown, built around the Ave Maria University and the Ave Maria Parish. A small, safe, and family oriented community with affordable housing, yet just 45 minutes away you will discover all the treasures of Naples, Florida with its sugar-sand beaches, cultural attractions such as Artis Naples, the Sugden Community Theater, and a large array of shopping and dining choices. For more information on the community please visit this link: http://www.avemaria.com/community/location
About Ave Maria University
Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning devoted to Mary the Mother of God, inspired by St. John Paul II and Blessed Teresa of Calcutta, and dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.”