Reporting to the Athletics Director, the Head Coach of Stunt and Cheer is responsible for the leadership of the cheer and stunt teams and the development of the student-athletes on these teams.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Head Coaches report directly to the Athletics Director.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: The Head Coach may be responsible for the supervision of Assistant Coach(es) and/or Graduate Assistant(s).
Recruits qualified student athletes in the sports of stunt and cheer.
Monitors academic progress to ensure eligibility with NCAA, OAC and Heidelberg requirements.
Supports the development of the Stunt program to improve skills specific to competition, for regional and national success.
Monitors budgets and develops fundraising plans.
Connects with the Tiffin and greater Seneca county and surrounding area to develop a pipeline of potential student athletes with the potential for a grass roots youth program.
Engages in the Heidelberg campus community to support the holistic student athlete experience.
Directs and coordinates all activities for successful management of the program which includes the planning, organizing and coaching of the team members.
Ensures compliance with policies and regulations of the NCAA, Ohio Athletic Conference and Heidelberg University.
Directs staff in the preparation of analyses of opponent teams; analyzes statistics and tactical data of opponents and prepares accordingly.
Counsels team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consults with University administration and faculty for resolution of issues as required.
Works closely with the Admissions Counselors to ensure collaboration in the recruitment of student athletes. Assigns geographical areas to and supervises staff in the recruitment of student athletes.
Determines fiscal requirements and prepares budgetary recommendations; monitors, verifies and reconciles expenditures of budgeted funds.
Studies, evaluates and implements innovations in strategy and equipment.
Represents Heidelberg University Athletics in professional, civic, charity and alumni events.
Ensures gender equity, diversity, and inclusion in all athletic programs.
Develops and conducts camps to provide a community service to area youth.
Develops an appropriate weight training and fitness program for both in-season and off-season performance.
Represents the University in the community and serves as spokesperson for the Athletic Department.
Other duties as required or assigned in support of the University’s mission and core values.
(A) Bachelor’s degree in relevant field; and
(B) Three to five years of coaching experiencing; or
(C) An equivalent combination of education and experience.
(A) Master’s degree in a relevant field;
(B) Five or more years of progressively responsible intercollegiate coaching experience, specifically in competitive cheer and/or stunt; and,
(C) Knowledge and experience with NCAA Division III.
- Analytical and strategic thinking abilities.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
- Ability to relate to diverse cross-sections of individuals.
- Ability to work independently and with a team.
- Ability to travel as needed or required, work evenings and / or weekends as needed.
For consideration, complete the online application.