• Baseball Coach

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 14 hours ago(1/22/2019 11:48 AM)
    ID
    2018-4521
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Athletics
  • Overview

    If you are looking to love what you do in an environment that values learning and growth, IMG Academy is hiring.

     

    Our unique campus is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders, champions and influencers.  We believe that each day is an opportunity to achieve dreams and inspire greatness. As part of the IMG Family, we prepare our student-athletes to succeed, taking on life with confidence and preparedness. Through our integration of elite academics, athletics and character development, our student athletes are encouraged to attain the impossible – whether that’s on the field, in the classroom or in life.

    We are seeking curious, caring individuals who align with our core values:

    • Passionate Soul: Love what you do
    • Open Mind: Never stop learning and growing
    • Champions Spirit: Strive for greatness
    • Helpful Heart: Lift up those around you
    • Absolute Integrity: Always do the right thing

    Responsibilities

    Job Title: Baseball Coach

    FLSA Status: Exempt

    Department: Athletics

    Position Summary: Responsible for all aspects of training and coaching student-athletes.

     

    Position Responsibilities

    • Prepares a baseball training program for all student-athletes.
    • Assesses the skill development of each student-athlete, and partners with school staff and performance coaches to ensure their ongoing comprehensive development.
    • Assists with the psychological preparation of the student-athlete in both pre-game and post-game.
    • Develops motivational approach to practices and games.
    • Interacts with the student-athlete as a mentor and as an educator of the sport.
    • Responsible for delivering a high-quality program that aids in the annual retention of student-athletes.
    • Actively involved in the college placement of the student-athlete.
    • Supports and maintains a high level of understanding of the four-year model for the Academy program student-athlete.
    • Effectively communicates to student-athletes and their parents/guardians.
    • Partners with the student-athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
    • Assists sport advisors in generating new leads and maintaining an accurate pipeline for enrollments.
    • Assures that proper safety is maintained.
    • Travels to tournaments and other events as needed.
    • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Experience in coaching and/or playing baseball at the professional and/or collegiate level
    • Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate fieldProficiency in all baseball training and instructional techniques
    • Strong commitment to student-athletes and their development academically, athletically, and socially
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Commitment to comprehensive excellence

    Preferred Skills

    • Bilingual
    • CPR Certification
    • Valid driver’s license with ability to drive for tournaments, games, travel

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment in excess of 40 pounds
    • Ability to handle outdoor conditions for a reasonable period of time
    • Ability to move around campus including gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays

    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Veterans & Disabled

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