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Head Coach - Esports
St. Edward's University

Date Posted Aug. 4, 2022
Title Head Coach - Esports
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department Athletics/Coaching
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Head Coach - Esports
St. Edward's University

Head Coach for Esports

Department of Athletics

St. Edward's University of Austin, Texas invites applications for the position of Esports Head Coach. The head coach will embrace the responsibility of building and maintaining a program respected for its commitment to the mission and core values of St. Edward's University, while representing the program in accordance with NACE, TESPA and institutional rules and regulations.

For consideration: Baccalaureate degree is required with Master's Degree preferred. Two (2) to three (3) years of head coaching experience in a collegiate environment is strongly preferred. Demonstrated record of promoting the academic success of student-athletes. Knowledge of and experience in recruiting. Evidence of working/relating effectively with student-athletes of diverse races and cultures. Evidence of complying fully with NCAA regulations. Possession of a valid unencumbered driver's license and the ability to travel both locally and nationally. Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal background check is required.

Essential Responsibilities:

The head coach is responsible for all aspects of the Esports program, to include: creating and communicating the vision of a program seeking to reach unprecedented levels of success, implementation of the program vision, successfully organizing and implementing a comprehensive recruiting and retention plan, supporting student-athlete success in all areas of the student experience, integrating the program into the campus community, developing a successful camp/clinic program, supervising practice and managing matches, management of resources provided by the University which supports the essential components of the program and being actively involved in fundraising to enhance resources for the program. Other duties as assigned.

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The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental - Sunlife Dental

Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts

An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe 1) your coaching philosophy, and 2) your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University.


St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students.



We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Available: August 19, 2022

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