Assistant Coach Redbirds Football Defensive Coordinator

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime

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Position Summary:
Assistant Coach Redbirds Football Defensive Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the tactical and technical development of the Defensive unit.
  • Work in conjunction with the Defensive Unit staff to prepare seasonal plans including technical, tactical, and strategic components for the Team’s Defense.
  • Supervise and empower Defensive coaches, schedule daily and weekly mandates and ensure the completion of required tasks.
  • Work in collaboration with the Head Coach and recruitment coordinator to establish plans to attract the best McGill Candidate student athletes to our Football Program and University.
  • Liaise with sports leagues and associations, Quebec CEGEP Football sport structure.
  • Collaborate with varsity support staff and Football student athlete leadership committee on mental performance, strength and conditioning, nutrition and team culture.
  • Support and monitor the academic progress and eligibility of the football varsity student-athletes.
  • Participate in the organization of team activities and events including coaching clinics/camps, practices, banquets, alumni receptions, and award ceremonies.
  • Active involvement in Provincial or National teams.
  • Attend all required team meetings and represent the program externally when necessary.
  • Comply with all University, RSEQ and U SPORTS rules and regulations.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Defensive Coordinator or position coach in a higher education institution
  • NCCP Competition development Certification.
  • Experience in student athlete recruitment, leadership and communication skills and ability to lead a team of 50+ student- athletes.
  • Demonstrated communication skills and ability to interact with all facets of an individual.
  • Experience using MS office suite and Football related software.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of French and English. McGill University is an English-language university where day to day duties require French and English communication both verbally and in writing.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree 3 Years Related Experience /

Annual Salary:

(MPEX Grade 04) $62,550.00 - $78,190.00 - $93,830.00

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)


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