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Head Women's Volleyball Coach
Date Posted 11/05/2021
Hiring Status Accepting Applications
Location Winona Campus
Position Responsibilities

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is seeking a Head Women’s Volleyball Coach to lead a competitive NCAA Division III volleyball program that aligns with the University mission, fosters academic and competitive success, and adheres to the NCAA Division III philosophy. This position is responsible for the administration and development of all aspects of the program, including the budget, schedule, travel, and equipment needs. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Work within the university mission to provide a competitive, unique, and memorable collegiate athletic experience for student-athletes.
  • Instruct and observe student-athletes in individual and team skills.
  • Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes within the scope of MIAC, NCAA, and university guidelines as well as reaching annual recruiting goals.
  • Monitor team and individual academic success and degree completion.
  • Maintain a program compliant with NCAA, MIAC, and university rules and guidelines.
  • Build, develop, and maintain contacts and relations with athletic alumni, high school and club coaches and benefactors.
  • Partner with the development office to raise funds for the program in conjunction with university, department, MIAC, NCAA guidelines.
  • Oversee all necessary administrative responsibilities for the program including budget management and prompt submissions of expenses.
  • Coordinate, supervise and mentor assistant coaches.
  • Perform secondary duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Essential Skills and Abilities

The selected candidate will have the following skills and abilities:

  • Effectively instruct players on the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
  • Possess outstanding communication skills with the ability to effectively work with numerous internal staff and constituents.
  • Excellent leadership and motivational abilities.
  • Highly effective recruiting skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with athletic conference peers and officials.
  • Uphold the marketing brand and positive image of Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
  The successful candidate must support, respect, and advance the mission of Saint Mary's University as a Lasallian Catholic institution.
Education and Experience
  • A relevant bachelor’s degree required, master's degree preferred. Experience with competitive coaching at the high school, collegiate, and/or club level required. 
  • This 12-month position requires regular travel and the ability to work nights and weekends.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Additional Required Materials Cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references
Application Review Date
Starting Date
Contact Brian Sisson, Director of Athletics
Contact Email bsisson@smumn.edu
Position Full-time
Contract Length
Other Details / Information
Benefits Full
Work Sponsorship This position is not eligible for work sponsorship
  We encourage members of the protected classes as defined by the federal, state, and municipal law and those persons attracted to a university with a Lasallian Catholic identity to apply.
EEO M/W/D/V
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