Full-Time Assistant Football Coach

Position posted on: 02-10-2020

Position Summary:


Coaching (60%)

  • Assist the Head Coach in the organization and execution of practices, conditioning programs and competitive events. Instruct student-athletes with sound principles and expert skills related to football, prepare individual athletes and team for games, set season goals and motivate students using techniques that meet the needs of the students and that are consistent with the Lycoming College athletic program philosophy.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the Defense. Design and implement schemes to prepare our team to be successful on a weekly basis. Delegate duties to the other members of the coaching staff to assist with these tasks.  
  • Know and abide by NCAA Division III regulations and Middle Atlantic States Athletic Conference rules. Successfully complete the annual NCAA “open book” rules test. Schedule compliance sessions for student-athletes prior to the start of your season.
  • Comply with the policies and procedures outlined in the Lycoming College Athletic Training handbook. Cooperate with athletic trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
  • Model integrity, respect, and good sportsmanship at all times and hold student-athletes accountable for the same behavior.
  • Promote the football team, the overall athletic program and Lycoming College with team alumni, parents and community members.

Recruiting (30%)

  • In compliance with NCAA Division III rules and regulations for football, recruit student-athletes who meet the College’s admission requirements, who possess the potential to contribute to your team, and who will add positively to the student body. 
  • Represent the College at admission open houses and other events that involve prospective students.
  • Monitor the academic success of student-athletes and collaborate with faculty, the Assistant Dean for Freshmen and other key personnel to promote academic success. Support the academic development of your student-athletes through graduation.Other Non-Primary Assignment (10%) 
  • Perform essential job duties and responsibilities as outlined in the Secondary Assignment job description.

Required Experience & Qualifications:

Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s degree

Experience and Qualifications:  College level coaching and playing experience preferred. Effective in good interpersonal telecommunication skills, public relations and student recruiting.


To Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to jobs@lycoming.edu with "Assistant Football Coach" as the subject line.  Please include three professional references and contact information.   Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle record check and background check clearances conducted.


Email: jobs@lycoming.edu

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 385 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborate with and mentor our diverse student body of approximately 1,200 active learners, including 35 percent international and domestic students of color, representing over 50 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at www.lycoming.edu.

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.