Job Posting: Head Coach, Sprint Football

Head Coach, Sprint Football

Department: Athletics
Status: Full-Time, 12-Month, Exempt/Salary
Reports to: Athletic Director
Application Deadline: Position Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

The Head Coach, Sprint Football at Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) will be charged with planning, programming, directing, supervising and implementing the duties and functions for the sprint football program.  As a founding member of the Midwest Sprint Football League (MSFL), CCSJ will begin competition in the fall of 2022 and compete in a six-team sprint football league with conference partners Bellarmine University (KY), Fontbonne University (MO), Midway University (KY), Quincy University (IL), and Saint Mary’s of the Woods College (IN).  The position will work closely with all others in carrying out the philosophy and objectives of CCSJ and the CCSJ Crimson Wave Athletics Department.

The recruitment and retention of student-athletes is an essential responsibility of this position.  The Head Coach will work collaboratively with the athletic administration, the CCSJ admissions, financial aid, and esteemed faculty and staff of the college to field a competitive sprint football program.  The Head Coach will set a standard of behavior, exhibited by the football coaching staff and players, that represents the mission of CCSJ and the Crimson Wave Athletics Department to the college community.

This is a full-time, 12-month position that keeps full-time office hours on campus during the week, with weekend and evening hours to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, and to accommodate additional duties.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides leadership, vision, and strategic planning for the CCSJ Sprint Football Team
  • Manages all aspects of the new intercollegiate athletic program which includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, academic success monitoring, budget management, assistant coach hiring and supervision, as well as practice planning, game day preparation, scheduling, public speaking, fundraising, and representing the CCSJ Athletics community
  • Strong commitment to following all CCSJ policies and procedures
  • Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the coaching staff that represents the values of CCSJ, the MSFL and the NAIA.

Minimum Qualifications/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of the recruiting process at the college level

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Master’s degree
  • Prior head coaching experience at the high school or collegiate level (collegiate assistant coaching experience will also be considered)
  • General knowledge of financial aid packaging, and NAIA / NCAA initial eligibility

Application Requirements
Current CV/resume and cover letter

CCSJ is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of typically underrepresented groups to apply. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to the mission of CCSJ and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. 

Employment at Calumet College of St. Joseph is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States, verification of education/credentials, and a background check.

For More Information, Please Contact:

 Phone: (219) 473-4328

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