Assistant Coach- Volleyball


Position Title

Assistant Coach- Volleyball



Position Reports to (Position Title)

Head Coach- Volleyball

Effective Date

July 1, 2024


Part Time/Exempt

Job Summary

Primary responsibilities are to assist the Head Coach in all aspects of Division I program including, but not limited to, teaching student athletes how to perform volleyball, coordinating team travel arrangements, game day personnel management, some recruiting and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Athletic Administration. This position will also assist the Head Coach in organization, administration, and promotion of the program. Approximately 60% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is dedicated to the instruction of volleyball through on-field (or on-court) training and classroom training through use of video and other teaching techniques. Approximately 40% of the Assistant Coach’s responsibility is recruiting and other administrative duties. Candidates must be committed to the academic and athletic success of the student-athletes.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Student Managers and/or Interns


Assisting with any or all of the following duties as assigned by Head Coach:

    • Instructing players in the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport.
    • Organizing and directing individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach
    • Assess player’s skills, monitors players during competition and practice, and keeps the head coach informed of the athletic performance of students
  • FINANCIAL AID– Responsible for:
    • Understanding NCAA regulations
    • Consistently updating team rosters
  • BUDGETS– Responsible for:
    • Assisting in annual budget preparation
    • Staying within amount budgeted for fiscal year
    • Having all expenditures pre-approved through appropriate channels
  • TRAVEL– Responsible for:
    • Initiating process for all travel arrangements and submitting reports within 48 hours of return
  • EQUIPMENT/APPAREL– Responsible for:
    • Pre- and Post-season inventory
    • Care and maintenance of all equipment/apparel and facilities
  • ACADEMICS– Responsible for:
    • 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
  • FUNDRAISING– Responsible for:
    • Getting prior approval from the DAD prior to initiating a fund raising activity
    • 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
  • PAPERWORK – Responsible for:
    • Completing all paperwork by established athletic department and NCAA deadlines
  • MEETINGS – Responsible for:
    • Attending and contributing to all Department of Athletics meetings and requested functions
  • CAMPS - Responsible for:
    • Following guidelines established by Department, University, and the NCAA for camp procedures and operations
  • RECRUITING– Responsible for:
    • Compliance with NCAA recruiting rules and completing associated paperwork in a timely manner
    • Arranging financially responsible recruiting trips
    • Knowing NCAA Coach’s Recruiting Rules
    • Recruiting students who will be an asset to the University and
      Department of Athletics and graduate in a timely manner
    • Knowledge or willingness to learn VolleyStation
    • In match/practice coding
    • Video camera set up/take down
    • Preparing material for opponent scout

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of NCAA Rules and Regulations
  • Mastery of sport coached
  • Ability to lead, guide and direct managers, interns and student-athletes
  • Willingness to form relationships with constituents and help fundraise
  • Proficient computer skills

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • Minimum Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university, master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum Work Experience: At least two years of coaching experience at club or high school.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Experience with NCAA Division I Rules and Regulations
  • Proven recruiting abilities
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Collegiate playing experience

Physical Requirements

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

To apply, please send a completed JU application and a resume to Peter Manguiat at