To administer a Division I program in the sport of baseball consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference). The Head Baseball Coach will be responsible for facilitating the academic, athletic, and overall growth of every Baseball student-athlete. Additionally, this individual, will work closely with the Baseball Sport Administrator and Athletic Director, to continually assess and elevate the program's status in the areas of academics, recruiting, budget tracking and reporting, equipment ordering, marketing/public relations, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, departmental compliance, alumni engagement, facility management. This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
• Plan, organize and direct all activities involved with a Division I baseball program. • Develop and monitor the academic progress of students through graduation rates and APR scores. • Recruit prospective student-athletes of character who can developmentally thrive at Miami University. • Conduct the baseball program in accordance with all NCAA rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA rules. • Plan and administer all practice and game-related activities. • Hire and supervise full-time assistant coaches and support staff. • Develop, track, manage and be fiscally responsible for the sport budget. • Purchase and coordinate sport equipment along with assigned Asst Dir of Sport & Facility Svcs • Work with strength and conditioning staff to develop a program suitable for student-athletes. • Work alongside the Sports Medicine personnel to ensure the physical health and safety of all student-athletes is of utmost importance • Process financial aid recommendations as appropriate for the baseball program. • Monitor the admission process for incoming student-athletes with the Office of Admissions. • Represent the baseball program to outside constituencies (media, civic groups, donor functions, campus departments, student groups, etc…) • Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled required meetings. • Assist in the identification of career outreach opportunities for student-athletes. • Engage Miami Baseball Alumni across the country through a systematic stewardship process along with the help of the Sport Administrator and University Advancement Office. • Participate in activities as requested by ICA Development • Perform other duties as assigned by the athletic administration.
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• Bachelor's Degree • Experience in teaching baseball skills, recruiting and coaching
• Master's Degree • Network of contacts in primary recruiting areas • Division I coaching experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of NCAA rules and policies Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with prospective student-athletes, current student-athletes, staff and University personnel Strong organizational skills to manage and lead an athletic program Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and promote an inclusive work environment
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