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Assistant Baseball Coach – Staff Position

Date: June 8, 2023

Position Title: Assistant Baseball Coach

Department: Athletic Department

Position Requirements and Preferences:

Education Bachelor’s Degree required.
Experience Collegiate coaching, club coaching/high school coaching and/or playing experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated talent in building cohesive teams;
  • Independent decision making, ability to exercise good judgment, and use of critical thinking skills;
  • Ability to work in an environment of shifting priorities, frequent interruptions, hectic pace, and interaction with students, staff, alumni, and the public;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to handle highly confidential matters and materials with discretion;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member to complete assigned tasks and meeting deadlines;
  • Organizational skills, time management, relationship building, and communication skills essential;
  • Willing to work long hours, weekend and holidays.

Position Summary:

WPU strives to create a vibrant learning community for all its members, including students, staff, and faculty. To help foster that community, Assistant Coaches will lead by example and develop others’ leadership capabilities, employ relevant technologies, and actively demonstrate the Quaker virtues of simplicity, peace-making, integrity, community, and equality. This person will also be responsible for coordinating our special teams, putting together a weekly game plan, calling special teams plays on game day, coaching a position group on the field and leading position meetings on a daily basis.


  • Administer your program to be in total compliance with William Penn, NAIA and Heart of America Athletic Conference regulations and policies.
  • Monitor and stay within the parameters of your budget.
  • Monitor and submit all required documentation to the Compliance Officer and NAIA to assure eligibility for student-athletes.
  • Coordinate and oversee an ethical process for recruiting and retaining student-athletes for your program. Each program is required to maintain FTE numbers as established by the University. Consistently communicate with Admissions with your recruiting information.
  • Attend all athletic department meetings.
  • Monitor attendance and academic performance of your team members.
  • Coordinate schedules for varsity and junior varsity teams.
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner and display good sportsmanship at all times.
  • Work with the Champions of Character Representative to assure that your program is fulfilling NAIA guidelines.
  • Cooperate and communicate with the Athletic Training Staff.
  • Be loyal and supportive with the Athletic Department staff, Administration and Faculty.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements in season and recruiting.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Head Coach and Athletic Director.

Reports to: Head Baseball Coach

Start Date: Immediately

Replacement or New Position: New

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Full Time

Closing Date of Posting: Until Filled

Application Sent to: Send cover letter, resume and at least 3 references electronically to:

Human Resources
William Penn University
201 Trueblood Avenue
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.