Men's Golf Head Coach

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/11/2021 8:55 PM)
Number of Openings
Closing Date
Open until Filled
Type of Search
Who May Apply
This position is open to all qualified applicants.
St Paul
FLSA Status
Employment Type
Full-Time Staff
Assigned Months per Year
Benefits Eligible


The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Men's Golf Head Coach opportunity in the Athletics department.


The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment.  We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good.  A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.



The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:

  • Up to 100% tuition remission for employees, spouses, and dependents upon eligibility
  • A generous Employer retirement contribution of 9.4% of annual salary upon eligibility
  • Medical, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid disability, life, and AD&D benefits


This position is responsible for organizing, developing, and administering all functions related to coaching a nationally competitive Division I Men’s Golf program.  Fundamental duties include but are not limited to: recruiting, coaching, and mentoring; commitment to the academic and athletic success of the student-athletes as well as player development; budget management, engagement in program fundraising and supervision of all support staff.  The Head Coach will manage all day to day team operations, practice/game preparation and team travel.  This position collaborates with intercollegiate athletics staff members, medical services, academic support, compliance, and institutional partners - admissions financial aid and international admissions. This position reports directly to a designated sport administrator.



Recruiting, Practicing and Competition 

  • Identify, evaluate, and recruit outstanding prospective student-athletes - local, regional, national, and international
  • Establish and cultivate strong relationships with coaches
  • Participate in the planning and execution of unofficial and official recruiting visits
  • Maintain and manage recruiting logs and contact dates/times
  • Assist with promoting our University and golf program through social media channels that align with strategic goals and initiatives

Program Administration and Compliance

  • Competitive scheduling, travel arrangements, pre-season camp arrangements, and conducting player meetings
  • Hire, supervise, mentor, and evaluate assistant coach
  • Responsible for compliance with NCAA, Summit League and Institutional rules and ensuring program compliance


  • Oversight of programs finances, budgeting, and management of all program expenses
  • Administration of athletic scholarship allocation.

Student-Athlete Development, Mentoring and Academic Achievement

  • Enhance student-athlete collegiate experience through team expectation and team culture, personal development opportunities – life skills, community service and professional growth
  • Emphasize academic success and retention to boost graduation rates and the academic progress rate (APR)

Alumni Engagement, Fundraising, Public Relations

  • Develop program specific alumni engagement strategies annually
  • Collaborate with Senior Associate Athletic Director of Development to establish fundraising initiatives that are part of the overarching department structure
  • Represent the institution in media requests and speaking engagements

Other duties as assigned by the Vice President & Director of Athletics or Assigned Sport Administrator


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Five years of relevant collegiate level coaching experience
  • Proven ability to coach and motivate team members to reach new levels of accomplish & professional fulfillment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of personalities, backgrounds and generations
  • An Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Collegiate level coaching experience at the Division I level
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations 


On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and answering two job specific questions (in lieu of a cover letter).


In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at


The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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