Head Coach-Women’s Golf

Date Posted; 06/05/2017


The Golf Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics & Recreation. The Coach has responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director which may include but is not limited to identifying and recruiting potential student- athletes; assistance in managing the budget for team travel, recruiting, purchasing and issuance of equipment as well as in planning and implementing training schedules for student-athletes.


  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the appropriate training program for student-athletes engaged in college golf.
  • Assess the equipment needs for the golf program and implement plans for acquiring and issuance of equipment.
  • Coordinate match information.
  • Available to travel out of state for recruiting.
  • Available on weekends.
  • Availability to secure home course
  • Plan and implement travel for golf matches - securing transportation, per diem, entry fees, etc.
  • Responsible for the inventory, maintenance, repair, safety, distribution and disposal of all equipment.
  • Assist in the implementation of camps and clinics.
  • Assist in identifying and recruiting of potential student-athletes.
  • Organize and complete all required paperwork including but not limited to payment approval forms and purchase request documentation.
  • Attend departmental meetings, events, and functions.
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist in the management of the budget.
  • Organize community outreach events.
  • Accept other assignments from the Athletic Director.  


The knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of this position are typically acquired through the following combinations of education, expertise, skills and/or equivalent:


A Bachelor’s degree in a related field.


  • Minimum of two years recent experience managing/coordinating camps or clinics.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in supervising instructional staff.


  • CPR, First aid
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to create and support a work community that allows a diverse group of students, faculty and staff to grow and develop individually and collectively as part of a collegiate athletic program.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment as needed.
  • Competency in the use of biomechanics software programs as a tool to evaluate athlete’s skill level.
  • Ability to organize and manage complex college record keeping function; prepare, maintain, and interpret statistical data with competency.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • High Proficiency in personal computer systems utilizing databases, word processing, graphics, spreadsheets, to include MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with a diverse group of students, faculty and staff.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to discern the urgency of appropriate decision making processes.
  • Commitment to mutual respect, service, orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence.
  • High ethical, moral and professional standards.

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Soka University of America offers a competitive benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply send a letter of interest, resume, salary history/requirements and three professional references to:

Human Resources
Re: Golf Coach
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
E-mail: jobs@soka.edu

Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.