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Asst Coach-Women's Volleyball

Northeastern University

Northeastern University

Boston, MA, USA · Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

About the Opportunity


The responsibilities of the Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach include assisting the Head Coach with every aspect of a highly competitive NCAA Division I program. This position requires extensive travel for competition in season and for recruiting out of season, including numerous weekends and some holidays. The Assistant Coach position aids in all aspects of practice and match preparation including drill design and implementation, game day setup, as well as coordination with sports information, marketing and promotions. The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all University, CAA, and NCAA rules and regulations


  • Organizing team travel, equipment ordering, scheduling, alumni relations, and fund-raising events.
  • Attending staff meetings and rules education, overseeing work-study positions, and performing other miscellaneous administrative duties assigned by the head coach.
  • Assisting in practice planning and implementation as well as game day preparations and decisions.
  • Small group and individual training.
  • Scouting of opponents in person and through video including video breakdown with GameBreaker software.
  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge and understanding of and follow all applicable NCAA, conference and university rules and regulations.
  • Communicating with recruits and club coaches through email and phone calls as well as organizing official and unofficial visits.
  • Setting up official and un-official visits with prospective student-athletes and their families.
  • Traveling to club tournaments to scout players all over the nation and manage information with ARMS recruiting management and University Athlete software.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Coaching experience at the Division I level preferred
  • Playing experience at the same level or internationally preferred.
  • Thorough and demonstrable knowledge of recruiting practices and NCAA rules
  • Excellent organizational, communicative, and time management skills as well as the ability to take on multiple tasks and work independently or in a team setting are needed
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends and some holidays as well as be available for extensive travel.

Position Type


Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.