Assistant Coach, Women's National Sitting Team
Edmond, OK Human Resources
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Job Description

The Assistant Coach, Women’s National Sitting Team (WNST) is a regular full-time position reporting to the Women’s Sitting Team Head Coach/Program Director. This position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with all aspects of the Women’s Sitting program to include, management of specific program matters, logistics, athlete selection and training, program development, athlete housing and video assessment. Extensive domestic and international travel is required. 

Cross departmental support is a general expectation of all USAV employees. Additional hours may be required to include nights, weekends, and holidays. This position is located in Edmond, Oklahoma. 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities include but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Create and administer training plans for all women’s national Sitting team (WNST)athletes consistent with the periodization plan.
  • Oversee and run daily resident practices. 
  • Support non-resident WNST athletes training, monitor weekly training video submissions and provide feedback.
  • Track athlete attendance and training. Submit detailed monthly training reports.
  • Assist with recruiting, evaluating, and selecting athletes into the Women’s Sitting National Team program and SNTDP pipeline. 
  • Join the Sitting Program Director on all Meet and Greet video calls with prospective female athletes. 
  • Prepare and distribute weekly WSNT communications.
  • Assist with coordinating all WNST competitions and camps. 
  • Prepare flight/transportation schedules for camps and competitions. Coordinate and provide airport pickups as needed.
  • Manage full scope of Mizuno/VIK ordering, inventory, and distribution. 
  • Coordinate the use of resident housing with the HP Siting Program Director.
  • Support personal and media appearance requirements. 
  • Support the Sitting Program Director to ensure compliance with USAV, USOC and UCO policies. 
  • Submit reports to HP Sitting Program Director for necessary releases, web site updates and stories, news and magazine articles and media publications. 
  • Provide input and recommendations regarding office, gymnasium, media, and other operational needs. 
  • Produce accurate weekly reconciliation reports.
  • Assist the HP Sitting Program Director in program management matters. 
  • Other duties and projects as assigned. 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration, Coaching, Physiology, Exercise Science, Education, or related field.
  • Minimum three (3) years coaching at the elite junior, collegiate, national, or international level; or the equivalent in competition and sport management. 
  • Exhibits experience with various coaching and instructional techniques to maximize learning across the physical, tactical, technical, and mental aspects of player development. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and interest in applying measurement and analysis techniques. 
  • Proven ability to promote sport performance.
  • Demonstrated leadership of athletes and support staff. 
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and working knowledge of computer programs. 
  • Experience using volleyball statistical software is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations including athletes, coaches, administrative staff, and medical personnel in a high stress environment.
  • Strong customer service skills. 
  • Must be able to successfully pass a USAV background screening (prior to hire date).
  • Must successfully complete SafeSport training within two weeks of hire date.

Salary: $50,000-$54,000.


USAV also offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees to include:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Up to 15.5 paid holidays per year
  • 403B retirement plan 
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Parental leave
  • Robust EAP and wellness program
  • Employer paid life insurance.
  • Benefits may be modified or discontinued from time to time at the company’s discretion as permitted by law.

Applications accepted online only. Phone calls not accepted. Applications must be received by no later than Thursday, May 12, 2023. Please ensure your cover letter addresses your interest in USAV and the position.