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Assistant Field Hockey Coach

University of Southern Maine - Gorham, ME

Assistant Field Hockey Coach



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Gorham, ME


Athletics - PATHL

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Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine’s Department of Athletics seeks applicant for the temporary position of Assistant Field Hockey Coach on the Gorham campus.

CORE DUTIES include:

Assist the head coach in teaching skills and strategies for field hockey in the traditional and non-traditional seasons

Coach field hockey team members individually and in groups, and demonstrate appropriate game techniques (with a majority of focus on goalkeeper instruction)

Planning and directing portions of team practices to encourage and develop student-athlete skills and game techniques

Develop and recommend strategy, teach theoretical skills and position assignments

Help with recruitment of athletes

Adhere to and support all rules, conditions and regulations in place at USM and the NCAA

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Performs other related duties as assigned

Hours must be flexible to attend away games and varied practice times. Schedule begins mid-August through end of season. Non traditional season is four to five weeks in the spring.

The USM community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region.



Four years or equivalent collegiate playing experience.

Bachelor preferred.

Knowledge and ability to work with field players and goalkeepers.

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted via Apply for position. You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

All required materials must be submitted by July 1, 2019.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, CV/Resume, References

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University of Southern Maine


Assistant Field Hockey Coach University of Southern Maine - Gorham, ME, United States


Location: Gorham, ME