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Job ID: 234280

Assistant Coach, Football
Alcorn State University

Date Posted Apr. 5, 2024
Title Assistant Coach, Football
University Alcorn State University
Lorman, MS, United States
Department Football
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coach
  • Athletics

Job Summary

The Incumbent is responsible for coaching student athletes and assisting in the management and administration of the intercollegiate football program within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Alcorn State University, SWAC and the NCAA.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport
  • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
  • Strong knowledge of football skills and strategies
  • Good communication skills, verbal, written and interpersonal
  • Strong coaching and recruiting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to recruit effectively
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of people in a diverse community

Essential Job Functions

  • Assists with year-round recruitment of high school and junior college players, including traveling to prospective games/events, phone calls and letters to both coaches and players
  • Assists with delivering coaching instructions in a variety of learning styles
  • Assists with pre/post workouts
  • Ensures tapes/video equipment are prepared for home and away games and exchange tapes with opponents
  • Records statistics for each game
  • Represents Alcorn State University and the Football program in a professional manner


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • One (1) year of collegiate coaching experience, including effective leadership, communications, coaching and recruiting preferred

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