Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach

March 24, 2024

Job Description

  • Full Time
  • Spokane

National Collegiate Athletic Association


Posted: 24-Mar-24

Location: Spokane, Washington

Type: Full-time

Salary: see official posting



Coaching – Volleyball


Collegiate Sports

Required Education:

4 Year Degree

Job Purpose:
Assists the Head coach in development and administration of the NCAA Division I Volleyball Program. Including, but not limited to, coaching, program development, mentoring, recruiting, public relations, community involvement and administrative duties as assigned in compliance with all university, conference and NCAA regulations.

Essential Functions
Coaching Assists in providing coaching and administrative duties to support the NCAA Division I Volleyball program including:

  • Assists in developing sport specific systems and strategies, with emphasis on tactical components and instruct student-athletes on these systems and concepts as well as rules and fundamentals of the game/event in order to develop the student-athlete and achieve personal and team goals
  • Evaluate student-athletes to identify strengths and deficiencies, and design instructional opportunities to teach student-athletes how to improve technical and strategic execution
  • Provide individual skill instruction, supervision, and motivation to student-athletes
  • Assists in preparing and coordinating annual, seasonal, monthly, weekly, and day to day practice planning and design
  • Assist in conducting conditioning programs, in coordination with strength and conditioning staff, encompassing recognized and approved methods of improving power, speed, strength and aerobic performance, consistent with industry safety and health standards.
  • Assist with all practice sessions while incorporating basic sport strategies, as is deemed appropriate
  • Incorporate position/event specific learning opportunities into daily practice design as directed by head coach including instruction on techniques
  • Foster an environment which develops the whole person
  • Assist in maintaining a close working relationship with the athletic trainer and strength & conditioning staff in regards to athletic injury, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention.


  • Assist with or manage completing and maintaining all forms and records as required for NCAA compliance
  • Assist with or manage team travel coordination and logistics
  • Assist with or manage scheduling of practices/team meetings/player meetings/video review working closely with Athletics Facilities staff
  • Assists with Fall and Spring scheduling of opponents
  • Assist with or manager video exchange and film related aspects of scout reports and player development
  • Assists in planning, coordination, and execution of all approved Alumni and fundraising events/activities
  • Assists in maintaining and monitoring information required for NCAA eligibility of each student-athlete and inform the athletes on NCAA rules and regulations
  • In coordination with assigned academic advisor, assists in monitoring the academic performance of student-athletes to assure graduation
  • In coordination with the Equipment Manager, assist with monitoring the condition of equipment and requesting repairs or replacement as necessary
  • In coordination with Athletics Facilities staff, assist with monitoring the condition of sport-related facilities and locker room.
  • Keep current in knowledge about issues affecting the athletic program, including internal and external events, discussions and concerns
  • Assists in maintaining a close working relationship with the SID regarding media relations, public relations, promotion, and awards to promote intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the University
  • Assists in periodic review and evaluation of program goals, analyzing findings, identifying areas requiring improvement, and pursuing more efficient methods and processes
  • Annually participate in Title IX education training


  • Assist with or manage student-athlete recruitment process
  • As an NCAA certified recruiter, successfully research, scout, evaluate and contact prospective student-athletes while operating within the scope of the department, conference and NCAA regulations at all times.
  • As an on-campus recruiter, collaborate with other department and university staff in designing official and unofficial visits in compliance with all university, conference and NCAA regulations.
  • Establish and develop relationships with appropriate high school and junior college officials, amateur club coaches, and coaches within the sport’s national governing body for public relations purposes, thus positioning the university nationally.
  • Develop, maintain, and use master recruit databases to support decision-making, assessments, evaluations, and program review.

    NCAA Compliance

  • Employees of Gonzaga University’s Athletic Department must comply with all NCAA rules and regulations, and acknowledge this compliance as part of an evaluation process.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Playing and/or coaching experience in assigned sport with knowledge of rules of the game and playing strategies
    • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulation; ability to pass NCAA coach’s certification test
    • Ability to travel throughout the academic year and summer
    • Strong communication skills to effectively work with a diverse work force and student-athlete population
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to motivate student athletes
    • Demonstrated ability to be self- directed and detail-oriented
    • CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain upon hire
    • Valid Drivers License and good driving record if transportation is necessary
    • Ability to pass pre-employment background check and physical

    Desired Qualifications

    • Demonstrated experience with graphic design and managing social media accounts
    • Degree in Physical Education, Sports Administration or related field
    • College level and/or Division I volleyball playing and/or coaching experience
    • Demonstrated experience working in a leadership role in a collaborative environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the Pacific Northwest region as it pertains to volleyball recruiting
    • Demonstrated experience with sport specific and compliance software
    • Demonstrated experience with Data Volley software

    Application Review begins on 4/2/2024

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