University of the Ozarks – Head Men’s & Women’s Coach




This position will report to the Athletic Director. The Head Coach is expected to run a competitive program, develop character and graduate the student-athletes in their program. The Head Coach will be responsible for recruiting and maintaining the appropriate number of student-athletes for their program.


  • Recruit and Graduate student-athletes
  • Coach/Teach Athletes (prepare practice schedules and oversee day to day activities)
  • Maintain a competitive and successful program
  • Monitor student-athlete academic work and progress toward a degree
  • Maintain appropriate roster size through retention and recruiting (Approximate Squad Size of 24)
  • Comply with ASC/NCAA rules and regulations and support NCAA DIII / ASC Philosophy and Mission
  • Schedule contests and plan travel
  • Oversee the budget (maintain & stay within)
  • Supervise assistant coaches
  • Coordinate fundraising with Advancement to promote Ozarks athletics
  • Manage the work-study program for your sport
  • Represent the University at ASC/NCAA meetings and conferences, as necessary
  • Game-day responsibilities: prepare courts, secure officials, game-day personnel, etc.
  • Assist with other sports game-day activities, as assigned
  • Promote your program (on campus, in the community, outside the community – speeches to local organizations, player volunteer work, camps, etc.)
  • Attain/Maintain CPR/AED certification
  • Assist with playoffs (if hosting)
  • Professional Development – annually attend clinics or do other things to better your coaching ability
  • Represent the University on and off the field in a positive fashion. Maintain appropriate relationships and communicate appropriately with Alumni, SA’s, Team, Coaching Staff, Community, and ASC.
  • Depending upon the institution’s needs, head coaches may be assigned to teach courses as mutually agreed upon between the Athletic Director and the appropriate Division Chair.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Utilize Smartcourt technology.
  • Excellent organizational ability, high level of accuracy, attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with minimal supervision.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Word Pro, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Enjoy working with college students
  • Work evenings and weekends as required.


Required: Bachelor’s Degree, Playing and/or coaching experience

Preferred: Master’s Degree and coaching at collegiate level

University of the Ozarks reserves the right to consider an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience necessary to perform successfully the major duties and responsibilities of the position.


Send a letter of interest, résumé, and three to five professional references to:

E-Mail, with MS-Word or pdf attachments (for applications):

Mail: Director of Human Resources, University of the Ozarks, 415 N. College Ave., Clarksville, AR 72830

Applications received by October 1, 2019 will be given full consideration.

Start date: ASAP

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