Graduate Assistant Coach - Field Hockey

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Full Time (Non-exempt)

The Athletic Department at Coker College invites applicants to apply for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach, Field Hockey. This position is responsible for assisting with the NCAA Division II Field Hockey program at Coker College.


Responsibilities include:


1.  Assisting with the recruitment of student athletes that are successful in the classroom   

     as well as on the field.

2.  Assisting with study halls.

3.  Assisting with camps and clinics.

4.  Assisting with conditioning student athletes for maximum performance.

5.  Game management and preparation.

6.  Assisting with travel to away games.


The ideal candidate is competitive with strong leadership capability and has the ability to motivate and persuade others in a positive direction.  The incumbent is well organized, works efficiently and is successful with time management. The ideal candidate is also dedicated to developing meaningful, collegial working relationships with students, faculty, and staff across campus; and has the ability to work collaboratively, be flexible and compromise in order to move forward as a team. Excellent communications and public relations abilities are a must.  Strong typing and computer application skills, ability to courteously assist and support others and the ability to operate mobile devices, telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines is required.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  Experience with an intercollegiate field hockey program, a valid driver’s license with clean driving record, and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, current CPR and AED certification is required.  Admission into the Master’s of Science of Collegiate Athletic Administration is also required.  


This is a 10-month position reporting to the Head Coach of Field Hockey.  The position is available August 1, 2018.  Please send cover letter and resume to



Coker College is a student-focused, private liberal arts college located in Hartsville, South Carolina. Coker combines round table, discussion-based learning with hands-on experiences to encourage active participation in and out of the classroom. A supportive, close-knit community prepares Coker students with the confidence and practical life skills they need to reach their personal best, in college and beyond.

Founded in 1908, Coker is a bachelor’s and master’s degree-granting institution and competes in 21 NCAA Division II sports. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review, and by Washington Monthly as one of the Southeast's "Best Bang for the Buck" colleges.

Coker College, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.