Colgate University is looking for a Field Hockey Coach in Hamilton, NY


Assistant Field Hockey Coach

  • Requisition Number: 2021S123Posting
  • Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
  • Division: Athletics
  • Department: Field Hockey

Department Statement:

Colgate Athletics seeks to be a welcoming and diverse association of students, coaches, staff, alumni and fans in which all people are treated equitably and respectfully, and can contribute fully to our success; we share common goals, we affirm open communication and civility, we honor the sacredness of each person, we accept responsibility to act for the common good, we care for and serve one another, and we honor our history while celebrating our evolution; and, we strive to consistently perform at the upper range of our potential, to get better every day with a goal to win – to win in competition, in the classroom, in the community and in the lives of every member of the Colgate Community.


Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within assigned sport or area. These will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:

  • adhere to Head Coach’s philosophy
  • athletic instruction/coaching.
  • program operations and administration as designated by head coach

Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include:

  • Monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
  • Ensure student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities

Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation. These will include:

  • video breakdown
  • use of appropriate video-editing software
  • coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies
  • coordination of team film sessions
  • development of scouting reports

Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy.

  • Exercises independent judgement regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
  • Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit
  • Decision-making authority in the allocation of scholarship allocations (as applicable)
  • attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
  • monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
  • developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents

Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:

  • NCAA
  • Patriot League
  • athletic department
  • university policies
  • successful completion of annual NCAA recruiting exam

Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:

  • Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
  • Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
  • Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community

Professional Experience/Qualifications

  • Playing, running operations or other related field hockey experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Division I field hockey coaching, playing, operations or other related experience.


  • Bachelors degree required.

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