Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Position)

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS

Job Title

Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Position)


West Texas A&M University


Athletic Administration

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Canyon, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The A&M System strives to maintain a competitive, high-quality benefit package to support the health and wellness needs of our diverse workforce. This includes comprehensive health and welfare insurance plans, additional health and lifestyle programs, and optional retirement savings opportunities. Eligible employees will have access to paid leave programs in addition to 13-15 paid holidays each year. For more information regarding the benefit package go to: West Texas A&M University: Human Resources Benefits

Responsible for providing coaching and administrative assistance to the Head Coach.  Assist with scouting and recruitment of student-athletes.  Monitors conditioning and training, as well as academic progress and eligibility status of student-athletes.  Participates in the collection and analysis of tactical and statistical data of opposing teams; assists with game planning and strategy.  Participates in public relations activities and fund raising, assists with special projects as assigned by Head Coach.  Coordinates Summer Camp and be a Liaison for campus.   Reports to Head Coach.


  • Coaching games and practices to include:  team instruction and game planning during the championship segment, individual skill instruction during the non-championship segment, youth instruction in summer camps and clinics, practice preparation, scouting and film review.
  • Skill evaluation and recruitment of college-bound student-athletes.
  • Monitoring and ensuring the academic progress and ongoing eligibility of currently enrolled student-athletes. Liaison for campus & coordinates Summer Camp.
  • General administrative tasks and public relations activities as assigned by the head coach.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • On field Defensive Back/Defensive Line coaching experience required
  • Strong recruiting background required
  • Ability to pass NCAA Recruiting Test (D-II) annually is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Recruiting experience in Texas and at JUCOs.   Four years College experience as DB/DL Coach.  Experience in Odd Front Defense (3-4)
  • Commitment to academic success.  Leadership & motivational skills is preferred.  Knowledge of NCAA Regulations

Applicant Instructions:

Please include the following with your application:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references

Please attach all documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page before continuing through the application. Please use the “Upload” button to add each document individually. All revisions must be made prior to application submission.  If you need assistance with uploading documents, please contact WTAMU Human Resources at .

Texas law requires all males age 18 through 25 to be properly registered with the Selective Service System.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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