NYU Men’s Club Ice Hockey Head Coach

Part-time, 9-month position, will provide supervision and effective coaching to the ice hockey club sport program. Responsibilities include planning and implementing game strategies for demonstration at practices and competitions; planning and organizing team practices; developing club competition schedule in consultation with department administrators; fostering skill development and teamwork among students; promoting and upholding University and Department policies and procedures; Ensure compliance with ACHA, ESCHL, Club Sports Handbook and University regulations; Conduct post-event evaluations and recommend future improvements.  The coach will assist with team organization, required paperwork and scheduling for ACHA Division 1 membership. All department employees are to maintain current AED/CPR & First Aid certification, and attend all required departmental and/or ACHA training/education programs. 

Qualifications: Bachelor degree and 3 to 5 years of coaching experience at the ACHA, collegiate or junior level required.  All applicants must demonstrate strong leadership and communications skills and commitment to student athlete welfare.

Requirements include a letter of interest, resume and a minimum of three professional references to be sent to Matt Huck, Associate Athletic Director at

New York University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, NYU considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

(POSTED JUNE 4, 2021)


Head Coach-Men's DI Hockey

WORK LOCATION:  Grand Rapids - Lettinga Campus

DEPARTMENT: Athletics-Coaches

POSITION PAY RANGE:  $10,001.00 - 20,000.00, Salary

TARGET HIRING RANGE:   Actual pay offered will be commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience, and pay equity both internal and external.



The position will head the organization and administration in all aspects of the program in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the sports program and the institution. These responsibilities are performed in an ethical manner consistent with the University's mission, vision and values which include diversity, equity, and inclusion.


  1. Plan, organize, and continue developing the on-going athletic program and activities of the team.
  2. Understand and abide by universal standards of confidentiality and ethical decision-making. 
  3. Provide instruction to student athletes regarding relevant skill development, a focus on great teamwork, and their own character development.
  4. Responsible for providing leadership to the team including budgeting, scheduling, and organizing travel arrangements.
  5. Hire, train, develop and evaluate the performance of assistant coaches. 
  6. Responsible for the recruitment of academically and athletically qualified student/athletes for the program. 
  7. Responsible to ensure all of the coaching staff and athletes are compliant with national affiliation rules.
  8. Reports any known violations or concerns to administration.
  9. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and compliance with applicable national affiliations, conference, university and departmental rules and regulations within the sports program. 
  10. Monitor the academic performance, academic progress and social development of student-athletes and make referrals to the appropriate resources. 
  11. Promote the academic progress and graduation of student-athletes, including assisting with enforcement of the mandatory study program. 
  12. Ensure all members of the team abide by the student–athlete handbook. 
  13. Assist with the marketing and promotion of the athletic department. 
  14. Monitor student academic performance and social development and make referrals to appropriate resources.
  15. Responsible for the organization of university camps and clinics related to the team.
  16. Responsible for assisting in maintenance and upkeep of the field/complex. 
  17. Assist Athletic Department in athletic issues as needed.
  18. Abide by the rules and regulations of the league in which you will be competing.
  19. Understand and abide by all external and internal regulations and policies. This includes NCAA, GLIAC and national affiliations associated within athletics or other role specific regulations.
  20. Provides GREAT customer service, anticipating and exceeding the needs of our customers. 
  21. Demonstrate and promote the University Cultural Values.
  22. Perform other duties as assigned. 




  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to: criminal background check, employment reference checks, and drug/alcohol screening. 
  • A strong commitment to the Student-Athlete concept and a working knowledge of national affiliation rules and regulations is required. 
  • Three to five years collegiate coaching experience including effective leadership, communication, coaching and recruiting skills is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision.
  • Strong service-oriented skills and the ability to have an exceptional customer service attitude at all times.
  • Must be able to work and relate well with the public, students, faculty and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and effectively with computerized data systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and promote a positive working environment, spirit of cooperation and positive reactions to change and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, both written and oral which transcend diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and relate well to students, parents, faculty, staff, and others while maintaining appropriate confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated motivational and problem solving capabilities with a high degree of integrity, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the University. 
  • Ability to perform under stressful situations. Must be able to travel (schedule could include day, evening and/or weekend availability).
  • May require some heavy lifting. 
  • Must be able to work an irregular schedule, evenings or Saturday as needed, additional hours during peak times or as required.




As a part-time team member, you will be eligible for a robust array of benefits that include 403(b) with 10% employer contribution, tuition remission, generous paid-time-off, flexible work arrangements, professional development opportunities and more!

(POSTED APRIL 30, 2021)


St. Cloud State University Men's ACHA DII-HEAD COACH 

OBJECTIVE: This is an unpaid position. Under the guidance of the Athletics Department and Head Coach of St. Cloud State University to perform duties for the St. Cloud State University Huskies Hockey Team

Consults with St. Cloud State University Senior Leadership and Athletics Department on actions pertaining to the program. 


• Strong hockey background in playing, coaching, evaluating.
• Strong interest and commitment to athlete development.
• Ability to work with fellow coaching personnel.
• Ability to communicate on and off-ice requirements to players and parents.
• Available to meet time requirements.
• Minimum of Level 3 USA Hockey Certified
• ACHA, NCAA, or Professional Level Experience 
• Police Records Check and Safe Sport Trained


• Serve as the official spokesperson on behalf of the team
• Coordinate the delegation of responsibilities to the assistant coaches and manager
• Plan on and off-ice activities in consultation with the assistant coaches
• Plan, implement and control pre-game preparation and communication with the team
• Design the practice plans in consultation with the assistant coaches and partner team coach
• Coach the team in all games and practices
• Establish an overall rule framework for the team and oversee the supervision of the play
• Report to the association through the ACHA and WCCHA
• Plan player evaluation and the player selection process.
• Plan the operation of the team during the games.
• Plan the supervision of players off and on the ice.
• Plan the formulation of the game plan.


• Weekly practices and games; approximately 2-3 hours in duration.
• Weekly game/practice preparation; usually 1-2 hours in duration.
• Tournaments (home and away).
• Attend team/association/school meetings as required.

If interested, please submit resumes to 

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