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Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach

St. John Fisher College
United States, New York, Rochester
3690 East Avenue (Show on map)
May 09, 2024
Position Details
Posting Summary

Position Title Head Women's Ice Hockey Coach
St. John Fisher University is an independent, liberal arts institution that provides a transformative education to approximately 3,800 undergraduate, master's, and doctoral students each year. Across its five Schools, Fisher offers nearly 40 majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; and master's and doctoral programs in business, nursing, education, pharmacy, and public health. The University's residential campus boasts a robust living and learning community and a successful intercollegiate athletics program. Fisher is a community where all are welcome, regardless of religious or cultural background.

The University continues to honor its founders, the Congregation of St. Basil, by embracing their motto, "Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge." We are located in Pittsford, N.Y., seven miles outside of the city of Rochester. The campus is situated on 164 park-like acres-a beautiful setting for a warm, friendly campus community.
Job Responsibilities

  • Adhere to all NCAA, conference, and institutional guidelines, policies, and rules
  • Demonstrate leadership and professional behavior when dealing with student-athletes
  • Maintain positive constructive working relationships with student-athletes, athletics department coaches and staff, and all members of the University community
  • At all times promote the Women's Ice Hockey program in a positive way
  • Recruiting (25%)

    • Front Rush software usage to submit and update recruit information
    • Corresponding via mailings, phone calls, text messaging and emails
    • Scheduling and setting up recruit visits
    • Attending off campus recruiting events
    • Working with admissions office to recruit student athletes

  • Women's Ice Hockey Team Coaching & Education (50%)

    • Practice planning and coaching
    • Individual & small group coaching sessions
    • Oversee academic, moral, ethical and athletic development of the student-athletes - personal & team meetings
    • Game preparation team meetings
    • Game day meetings, coaching, post-game debrief
    • Team film sessions & meetings
    • Participation in community service events

  • Oversee academic, moral, ethical and athletic development of the student-athletes (5%)
  • Game Management & other administrative tasks as assigned by department (20%)
  • Yearly NCAA rules test

Education / Experience
Bachelor's degree is required, Master's degree preferred. Intercollegiate playing experience desired. Collegiate coaching experience preferred.
Competencies / Skills
Ability to demonstrate Ice Hockey techniques and related skills, interpersonal skills between students, staff, alumni and friends of the University.
Supervision of Employees
Coordinate duties and supervision of the assistant coaches.
Work Environment
Well lighted, well ventilated pleasant work area. Work with students and accompany team when traveling. Office location in the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Athletic Center. Rink location at the Rochester Ice Center - 80 Lyndon Rd, Fairport, NY 14450.
Equipment to be Used
Must be able to be proficient in word, excel and able to learn other sport related computer programs. Train and become proficient with the Front Rush Athletic software system for recruiting and managing student athletes. Equipment related to sport.
Work Hours
Schedule varies depending on if in-season or out-of-season. The ability to work nights and weekends required to support practices, games and recruiting events.
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement
It is the policy of St. John Fisher University to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with the applicable federal, state, and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in each locality in which the University has employees.

The University does not discriminate against applicants or employees in hiring, promotion, termination or the terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sex, perceived sex, gender identity, gender expression, the status of being transgender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, veteran status, predisposing genetic, characteristics or genetic information, arrest or conviction record, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Title IX Coordinator is the designated University official with primary responsibility for coordinating compliance with Title IX and related federal and state laws. The Title IX Coordinator, Meg Flaherty, Ph.D., can be reached by phone (585-385-8232), email ( titleix@sjfc.edu), in-person in Campus Center 206, or outside of business hours by contacting the Office of Safety and Security (585-385-8111).
Work Location 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618
FLSA Exempt
Salary / Hourly Range 55-65k
The salary range for this role is set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to internal equity, qualifications, experience, and education. The above hiring range is one component of the University's competitive Total Rewards package which can be viewed here
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00576P
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. 3 References

Optional Documents

  1. Letter of Recommendation 1