Defensive Secondary Coach

Updated: 26 days ago

Ave Maria University is seeking applicants for the position of Defensive Secondary Coach.  It is a full-time, 12-month position that reports to the Defensive Coordinator and to the Head Football Coach

The Secondary Coach will have responsibility for the performance of the defensive backs.  The coach’s role is to teach, train, and develop the skills of the student athletes in the sport of football while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development.  The coach bears the responsibility for the recruitment and signing of defensive prospects at his position, as well as the recruitment and signing of football players from within designated geographic areas.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, the NAIA, and Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria University is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship, and service. All AMU coaching staff are responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral virtues of the Catholic faith.

Candidates will be expected to adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Mid-South Conference, the NAIA, and Ave Maria University.

Physical Skills and Abilities: Requires ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to conduct practice, attend and coach games and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 – 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, type and perform data entry, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information, ability to speak and hear in order to coach and recruit and answer questions. Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time, and stand for prolonged periods of time and travel and work evenings and weekends as needed to attend away games.

Application Instructions: Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to the attention of Head Football Coach.

Electronic applications are required within our applicant system, and once you have submitted your materials you will not be able to log back in and submit any additional materials. Please log in to the application site and submit your application materials: 

Click on the Apply tab, Register, and upload your cover letter, resume, and list of references with contact information.

This is a full time position and Ave Maria University provides an excellent benefit program for full time faculty and staff.

Ave Maria University does not discriminate in employment opportunities, practices or the terms and conditions of employment based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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