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Assistant Coach 1 - Women's Softball

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Athletics and Coaching

Job Title

Assistant Coach 1 - Women's Softball


Athletic Director


Commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Assist the Head women's softball coach organize and administer all aspects of our NCAA Division I women's softball program. Essential duties include but are not limited to: overall team pitching and catching instruction, day to day coaching of student athletes; individual skill instruction; recruiting NCAA Division I academically sound and competitive student athletes; scheduling to enhance NCAA/ C-USA championship opportunities; organizing and arranging team travel plans; oversee and promote compliance of NCAA rules among staff, student athletes and representatives of athletic interest; serve as a positive role model for the student athletes; and assist head coach with the budget of assigned funds. Assume duties of the on the field assistant coach for all pitching and catching instruction and other duties as assigned by the head coach; scouting of opponents hitting patterns; on and off campus recruiting and assist with game preparations and player improvements. Work to enhance the image of the university and promote positive community relations. Assist with team scouting of opponents; suggest game attendance promotions; participation in organization of summer camps and clinics; organize and direct on campus fall tournaments, know and follow NCAA rules and regulations, serve as a liaison to the compliance office, turn all required paperwork into the compliance office in a professional and timely manner, educate student athletes, parents and representatives of athletic interest regarding NCAA rules, turn any know violation into the compliance office immediately; and perform other related tasks or special projects as assigned by the Head coach or Director of Athletics.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree required. A high school diploma with four (4) years of College, High School National Team or Professional coaching and/or Collegiate or professional competition or playing experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree.

Master's degree in an educational related field preferred.

Required Related Experience

Two (2) years experience as a collegiate or professional player and/or coach at the high school, junior college, four year college, national team or professional level required.

Desirable Related Experience

Four (4) years Collegiate and or professional playing and / or coaching experience preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: June 10, 2024; for optimal consideration, please apply before May 16, 2024.

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