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Assistant Esports Coach

5 days ago by Concordia University, St. Paul

Saint Paul (Minnesota), USA

Job Level: Entry

Contract: Part Time

Sector: Coaching

Description

The esports assistant coach will be involved with the day-to-day administration of a varsity esports program and must attend all sport-related activities as required.

The assistant coach will be involved in daily communication and interaction with student-athletes for their respective sport, and will make it priority to grow and develop their student-athletes both academically and athletically. The assistant coach is responsible for various aspects of their respective program and reports directly to the head coach.

The assistant coach will support the mission and values of CSP and serve as a mentor and role model to student athletes.

  • This is a stipend position.

Program Administration

Attend and participate in staff meetings (compliance, practice planning, academic, strength .and. conditioning, individuals), assist with travel arrangements, arena space for competition, computer upkeep, and other administrative duties as assigned (academic success, leadership coordination, budgetary needs, student-athlete equipment needs, film exchange/video coordination) Technical instruction:

Fundraising

Attend all practices and games, assist the head coach in creating practice plans, implement game plan-oriented drills, prepare strategic plans for opposing teams, prepare and edit game film and scouting reports, oversee specific sport positions.

Assist in organizing potential fundraising opportunities as well as participate in fundraising activities as assigned. Recruiting:

Manage recruiting database, correspond with prospective student-athletes; meet with recruits and families when needed; evaluate talent of prospective student-athletes, manage social media presence as assigned. Abide by NACE and CSP rules and regulations. Other sport-specific duties as assigned.

Education and Experience


Bachelor's degree required. American Red Cross CPR Certification required.

Required: three or more months experience in the following:

Experience in playing/coaching/advising an esports team or program at any level Creating game plans for esports teams Personal esports coaching experience Esports content creation and/or marketing A basic understanding of League of Legends/Overwatch/Hearthstone/Rocket League

Preferred

6 months - 1 year of coaching experience 1 year of program development work 1 year of related student affairs experience or student development work

Excellent written and verbal communication skills Attention to detail and organization skills Ability to work on a team and in a fast-paced environment Ability to articulate sport-specific instruction to student-athletes Exceptional knowledge of general sport-specific concepts

Supplemental Information


It is the policy of CSP to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. The University will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, gender, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. However, CSP is an institution of the LCMS and, to the extent allowed by law, CSP reserves the right to give preference in employment based on religious tenets.

The mission of Concordia University, St Paul, a university of The Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod, is to prepare students for thoughtful and informed living, for dedicated service to God and humanity, and for enlightened care of God's creation, all within the context of the Christian gospel. This mission is rooted in academic excellence and Christian vocation.

The vision of Concordia University, Saint Paul, is to be acknowledged as the leading Lutheran university offering exceptional opportunities for students from all backgrounds who seek relevant career preparation and a challenging academic experience coupled with the insights of Lutheran theology.

Promise to Students - Concordia University, Saint Paul, empowers you to discover and engage your purpose for life, career and service, in a dynamic, multicultural, urban environment, where Christ is honored, all are welcome, and Lutheran convictions inform intellectual inquiry and academic pursuits.

Concordia University owns a 41-acre campus just West of Downtown St. Paul with easy access to light-rail and bus transportation. Only blocks away from popular Summit and Grand Avenues, restaurants, shopping, and cultural activities abound. Concordia is known to have one of the most racially and ethnically diverse university student bodies in the state of Minnesota.

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