Head Coach, Men's Golf



Position Title

Head Coach, Men's Golf



Position Reports to (Position Title)

Sport Administrator

Effective Date

July 1st, 2023


Full Time/Exempt

Job Summary

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Coaching, scheduling, recruiting, travel arrangements, budget management and fundraising. Development of this Division I golf program will be expected to be within the guidelines of the NCAA, Conference Office, and Jacksonville University.


Supervisory Responsibilities

Assistant Coaches for Golf, GA’s and Interns



  • All on- and off-Course coaching
  • Completing all necessary reports


  • Scheduling of all competition
  • Submitting schedule to the Finance and Compliance Office for final approval prior to initiating contracts
  • Coordinating and Submitting Practice Schedules


  • Compliance with NCAA recruiting rules and completing associated paperwork in a timely manner
  • Arranging financially responsible recruiting trips
  • Passing NCAA Coach’s Recruiting Test each year
  • Initiating arrangements for all official visits
  • Recruiting students who will be an asset to the University and Department of Athletics and graduate in a timely manner

Financial Aid: 

  • Understanding NCAA regulations
  • Initiating process for initial and renewal grants
  • Consistently updating team rosters
  • Meeting athletic grant-in-aid budget


  • Assisting in annual budget preparation
  • Staying within amount budgeted for fiscal year
  • Having all expenditures pre-approved through appropriate channels


  • Initiating process for all travel arrangements and submitting reports within 48 hours of return


  • Pre- and Post-season inventory
  • Care and maintenance of all equipment/apparel and facilities
  • Initiating process to order equipment/apparel


  • Supporting all Department of Athletics policies on classroom attendance, study hall, progress reports and enforcing disciplinary actions
  • Working with teams to maintain and increase their APR


  • Devising new methods of fund raising
  • Being available for Departmental fund raising activities
  • Following guidelines established by Department, University, and the NCAA for fund raising activities


  • Completing all paperwork by established athletic department and NCAA deadlines


  • Attending and contributing to all Department of Athletics meetings and requested functions


  • Following guidelines established by Department, University, and the NCAA for camp procedures and operations

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of NCAA Division I Rules and Regulations
  • Mastery of the sport of Golf
  • Ability to lead, guide and direct assistants
  • Willingness to form relationships with constituents and fundraise

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

Minimum Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university, master’s degree preferred

Minimum Work Experience:

  • Five years collegiate coaching experience at NCAA Division I level preferred

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with NCAA Division I Rules and Regulations
  • Proven recruiting and fundraising abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills


Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform essential job duties or have special accommodations arranged in advance

Work Conditions:

  • Required to work atypical hours including nights, weekends, potential holidays
  • May be required to practice in heat, cold, inclement weather

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, list of references, cover letter, and JU application to Dee Brown at dbrown50@ju.edu.