Head Men's Golf Coach

Code: 15530 Posted: 05/13/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Head Men’s Golf Coach.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Athletics and the athletics administration, the Head Men’s Golf Coach will be responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: scheduling, roster management, practice and competition planning, scheduling, budgeting, fundraising, student-athlete development, academic and eligibility monitoring, and community engagement. Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required. This position is a campus security authority and mandatory reporter as defined by federal and state law. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management, Leadership, and Execution of Men’s Golf Program
    • Responsible for the overall management, leadership and execution of the men’s golf program, fostering a positive educational and competitive environment on and off the course.
    • Execute all responsibilities in accordance with the NCAA, UW-Parkside, University of Wisconsin System, and UW-Parkside Foundation policies and procedures.
    • Commitment to operating all aspects of the program in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the men’s golf program; to include:
    • Development and implementation of strategy/techniques with student athletes.
    • Scheduling and supervision of practice sessions and competitions.
    • Continual education of student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition.
    • Monitoring and supporting the academic progress of student-athletes.
    • Monitoring and maintaining the expectations and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.
  • Perform recruiting duties to ensure recruitment of quality student-athletes:
    • Coordinate evaluation, communication, and visits with prospective student-athletes.
    • Understand and monitor transcripts and eligibility to ensure prospective student-athletes qualify for Grants-In-Aid and Admission.
    • Adherence of all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules pertaining to recruitment. 
    • Develop and manage the programs’ budgets in collaboration with the athletics administration:
    • Execute all purchasing of equipment and travel related expenses within budgetary guidelines of program and University and System policies.
    • Proper utilization of the program’s recruiting and scholarship budgets.
    • Conduct fundraising activities for the program in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and athletics administration.
    • Execute camps and clinics.
  • Develop and supervise:
    • Any part-time and volunteer members of the coaching staff and student managers
  • Plan and execute men’s golf camps and clinics, as approved and in conjunction with the departmental and University policies. 
  • Collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches on a strength and conditioning program for the men’s golf program.
  • Attend staff meetings, compliance education sessions, and staff development opportunities.
  • Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches.
  • Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.
  • Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.
  • Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.
  • Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. It is understood and agreed that any such disciplinary or corrective actions shall be in addition to and in no way limit or restrict any actions the University may take pursuant to Article V herein.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, preferably Division II, and commitment to the student-athlete concept and NCAA Life in the Balance.
  • Considerable knowledge of and adherence to NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
  • Sufficient organization skills to direct the program academically, athletically, developmentally, financially, and socially.
  • Ability to create a positive coach/student-athlete relationship, including balancing academics with athletics and creating a supportive environment to develop athletes on and off the field in areas such as leadership, teamwork, maturity and goal setting.
  • Ability to have excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to exhibit professionalism at all times and an ability to be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse academic environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and troubleshoot and problem solve daily.
  • Ability to travel frequently including nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work on computers/laptop for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to work with mobile devices and social media.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate and work with supervisor and Athletics management.
  • Ability to supervise, possible supervision of volunteer or part-time assistant coaches.
  • Sufficient mobility to perform coaching duties.
  • Sufficient mobility to perform event management duties.
  • Ability to drive vehicle for recruiting and travel.

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two or more years experience as a head coach or assistant coach at the collegiate level or equivalent experience in the golf industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge and success within the sport
  • Experience in working/interacting with a diverse population
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover letter demonstrating knowledge of position.
  • Names and emails of three professional references.

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday May 28th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Mary Sturino

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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