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  • Head Coach, Baseball
    Alcorn State University

    Job Summary

    The incumbent manages a competitive Division I Baseball program that adheres to all University, SWAC and NCAA rules and regulations while providing a safe and accepting environment for student-athletes to grow and develop academically, athletically and one that encourages personal responsibility, sportsmanship and service to others 

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

    • Thorough and accurate knowledge in the subject sport

    • Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

    • Strong knowledge of baseball 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

    • Assigns Assistant Coaches and/or graduate Students in the overall planning and execution of  the intercollegiate Baseball program

    • Recruits quality prospective student-athletes and ensures timely submission of their academic    records for admissions

    • Monitors academic progress and status of team members, implementing action plans through appropriate staff when needed

    • Monitors and maintains the discipline and conduct of student athletes to support the image   and reputation of the athletics program

    • Plans coaching and practice sessions in accordance with NCAA and SWAC regulations  

    • Develops and implements game strategy and position assignments

    • Oversees the strength and condition program for student athletes

    • Manages all operational, fiscal, and administrative activities for the Baseball program  

    • Promotes the athletic program and specific sport through community events, public   speaking, fundraising and marketing

    • Ensures adherence to all Association, Conference and University rules by athletes and support staff



    • Other duties as assigned by the Athletics Director


    •  Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution

    •  Three (3) years’ coaching experience


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