Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Assistant Coach – Men’s Golf for Rutgers Athletics. Under the direct supervision of the Head Coach, the assistant coach assists in all facets of the golf program. The position also assists with the coordination of Men’s Golf intercollegiate athletic program which provides an opportunity for student-athletes to compete on a competitive, Division I men’s golf team while attending school to earn a college degree.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Assists in establishing and maintaining a highly competitive intercollegiate men's golf program within the Big Ten Conference and the NCAA.
Recruits student-athletes with high academic and athletic skills to attend Rutgers University, compete on the golf team, and earn their degrees.
Assists in organizing and conducting practices and competitions at a high level of efficiency and with measurable success.
Assists in the development and instruction of student-athletes in the proper rules of competition, conditioning, skills and techniques on the course and in life-skills and leadership qualities on and off the course.
Assists in public relations events, social media, and fundraising that support the objectives of the program and allow for program enhancements.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor Degree or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of NCAA rules.
Good organization skills and strong communication skills.
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Knowledge of the golf swing and advanced golf playing strategies, advanced knowledge of the rules of golf, NCAA, technologies such as Trackman, SAM Putt Lab etc. Two years of college coaching experience, tournament operations experience preferred, strong social media management skills, proficient with microsoft office programs, strong analytical skills used on golf statistics, experience using Trackman, SAM Putt Lab, and other computer software.
Driving a van, Trackman, SAM Putt lab and other similar technologies.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Driving, lifting, demonstrating golf, setting up practice facilities.
Walking 36+ holes on tournament days.
Ability to work nights and weekends.
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 20ST2025
Location: Busch (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 122080
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.