University of St. Thomas
Head Coach – Baseball
The University of St. Thomas (UST), a private Catholic University committed to the liberal arts and the religious and intellectual tradition of Catholic higher education, located in Houston, Texas, near the vibrant central business district, Texas Medical Center, and museum district and a NCAA Division III university, is seeking applicants for a full-time Head Coach of the Baseball Program. This position reports directly to the Athletic Director.
This is a full-time position responsible for all aspects of the men’s baseball program, including the administration of day-to-day aspects of a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III baseball program. This includes a commitment to the student-athletes’ academic progress and degree completion.
The successful candidate will have an opportunity to mold and cultivate the baseball program at the University of St. Thomas. The program will be a part of the NCAA and will function as a member of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC). The candidate will be instrumental in determining the foundation and direction of the program.
The Head Baseball Coach will report to the Director of Athletics for all matters related to the baseball program and will work closely with Admissions, faculty, administration and staff to help advance UST athletics.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Student development theory is used to create, plan, and implement educational, social, physical and cultural programming designed to enhance the overall experience and achievement of both undergraduate and graduate students. These means are accomplished through the following specific duties:
Manage day-to-day activities of an NCAA DIII baseball program
Stay updated and compliant with all NCAA Division III rules and regulations.
Recruitment of student-athletes in compliance with UNIVERSITY and NCAA DIII policies & procedures
Practice and game preparation
Scheduling and travel arrangements
Budget preparation & management
Establish and maintain relationships with regional and national coaching organizations and associations.
Coordinate with the Recreational Sports Office and off campus facilities with the scheduling of practices and other team events on and off campus
Collaborate with Institutional Advancement relating to fundraising initiatives
Work with the Faculty Athletics Representative
Coordinate with other offices on campus including Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar
Participate actively in campus events and on university committees in order to support the University community and provide a leadership presence
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Sports
Serve as game day administrator as assigned
Design, market and manage summer youth baseball camps and clinics
Serve as facility monitor for safety and well-being of participants in athletic activities
The Head Baseball Coach position involves responsibility for others and will supervise an Assistant Coach. May also supervise a volunteer assistant, student assistant and team manager.
The Head Baseball Coach is responsible for assisting the Director of Athletics with the departmental budget expenditures for the Baseball program.
Education, Experience, and Knowledge:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, Sport Management or a related field is required. A Master’s Degree is preferred.
A minimum of five years of baseball coaching experience, preferably in a college or university setting.
The successful candidate must also have excellent verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.
Basic computer skills should include word processing and spreadsheets.
Position requires irregular office hours including after-hours and weekend work to attend competitions, practices and university events. Significant amount of time may be spent outdoors. Office hours will be established in consultation with the Director of Athletics. Physical requirements are those of a normal office.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.