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Long Island U Varsity Rugby Seeks Women's Head Coach

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Long Island U Varsity Rugby Seeks Women's Head Coach

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Long Island University is looking for a Head Coach for their Women's Varsity rugby program.

Long Island is a NCAA Division I school and its Women's Rugby program competes in the National Intercollegiate Rugby Association division under NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations.

The Head Coach will identify and successfully recruit academically and athletically talented student-athletes; provide teaching, mentoring and coaching; develop well-rounded student-athletes ensuring academic progress and graduation; direct practice sessions, evaluations of opponents and competitive coaching situations; and maintain a competitive and successful Women’s Rugby program.

The Coach must establish and maintain an environment conducive to the welfare, development and academic success of the student-athletes. Must effectively manage the program’s budget and staff; coordinate support services and appropriate public relations and promotional activities necessary for program success; other administrative duties. Must establish and maintain effective interactions with the university community and administrators, alumni, donors, media and the public.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • World Rugby Level 1/USA Rugby Level 200
  • Preferred: World Rugby Level 2/USA Rugby Level 300 
  • Proven experience working with and improving the performance of elite rugby student-athletes
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience
  • Track record of strong commitment to a positive student-athlete experience and ensuring student-athlete welfare is paramount
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Professional Competencies
  • High-level written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and interpretations
  • Ability to motivate and lead student-athletes toward competitive and academic success

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