Position Description

Title:Assistant Coach - Softball
Reports To:Athletic Director
Position ID:34201
Position Term:September - May
Grade:N/A N/A Part time
Type of Employment:Regular

Position Summary

Responsible for coaching and recruiting students for assigned athletic event.  (No instruction involved.)  Behaves and conducts work processes in a manner consistent with the College’s guiding principles. Performs all functions and activities within the guidelines and philosophy set forth in the BMCC Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan.

Essential Function

Under the direction of the Head Coach:

Recruit student athletes in accordance with NWAACC athletic regulations.

Assist in the supervision of student-athletes.

Creates, maintains and retains records on students, including, but not limited to, athletic eligibility budgets, transportation.

Works cooperatively with the Athletic Director to develop sports schedules; budgets; transportation, housing and meal arrangements; fundraising activities and related tasks.

Serves as role model to assist the team members in developing and displaying appropriate attitudes and behavior expected of athletic teams and individuals representing BMCC.

Promotes BMCC athletic programs in our community college district.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to coach students effectively and to evaluate their performance in the assigned activity.

Strong oral and written communication skills are required.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff, professional colleagues from other colleges and the public.

Requires personal attributes necessary to motivate students, guide the development of appropriate behaviors and values, plus must be able to facilitate the development of technical performance skills.

Must be sensitive to and understand the diverse socioeconomic, academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Ability to work closely with students to achieve their educational goals.

Knowledge of principles of athletic conditioning, including weight training and athletic training desired.

Required Education/Experience

An Associates degree is required a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Previous successful coaching experience preferred.

Current First Aid/CPR certification is preferred.

Other Aspects of the Position

Must be available for recruiting, practices and games during weekday afternoons, evenings and weekends during the school year.


This position description covers the most significant essential and auxiliary duties performed by this position, but does not include other work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position. The essential duties of this position may change as the position evolves.

I am qualified for this position as described above.


Revised: 03/2011