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Director of Golf - Diverse Candidates Encouraged

Company: University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: July 30, 2022

Job Description:

Code: 18548 Posted: 07/08/2022

UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and just three miles from Lake Michigan. The most diverse and most affordable institution in the UW System, UW-Parkside enrolls approximately 4,500 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

UW-Parkside holds the distinction of being the only Division II school in the state of Wisconsin. Parkside Athletics consists of 15 intercollegiate varsity sports with more than 250 student-athletes. The Rangers joined the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) on July 1, 2018. Parkside Athletics is growing, progressing, and on the rise!

The Director of Golf will lead the Parkside men's golf program while having the opportunity to launch and build a women's golf program. The Director of Golf will work with administration on all aspects of launching this program, expected to begin competition in Fall 2023.

Under the general supervision of the Director of Athletics and assigned designee, the Director of Golf will be responsible for the operation and management of all aspects of the Parkside men's and women's golf programs, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, practice and game planning, student-athlete development, and community engagement. The Director of Golf will also oversee the Mark Olsen Indoor Golf Center, including use by student-athletes, campus, and community.

All work will be done in accordance with university, conference, and NCAA regulations. Due to the nature of this work, a willingness and flexibility to work nights and weekends is required. This position is a campus security authority and mandatory reporter as defined by federal and state law.

Position Title: Coach (Director of Golf)

Employment Type: Full Time, Limited, Salaried

Reports To: The Director of Golf will report to the Director of Athletics.

Essential Job Functions

1. Responsible for the overall management, leadership and execution of the golf programs, fostering a positive educational and competitive environment on and off the course.

2. Execute all responsibilities in accordance with the NCAA, UW-Parkside, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), University of Wisconsin System, and UW-Parkside Foundation policies and procedures.

3. Commitment to operating all aspects of the programs in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.

4. Plan, organize, and manage all phases of the golf programs; to include:

Development and implementation of skill, strategy, and techniques with student-athletes.

Scheduling and supervision of practice sessions and competitions.

Continual education of student-athlete skill development and mental/motivating techniques for competition.

Monitoring and supporting the academic progress of student-athletes.

Monitoring and maintaining the expectations and conduct of student-athletes to support the image and reputation of the athletics program.

5. Perform recruiting duties to ensure recruitment of quality student-athletes:

Coordinate evaluation, communication, and visits with prospective student-athletes.

Understand and monitor transcripts and eligibility to ensure prospective student-athletes qualify for Grants-In-Aid and Admission.

Adherence of all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules pertaining to recruitment.

6. Develop and manage the programs' budgets in collaboration with the athletics administration

Execute all purchasing of equipment and travel related expenses within budgetary guidelines of program and University and System policies.

Proper utilization of the programs' recruiting and scholarship budgets.

Conduct fundraising activities for the program in conjunction with the Director of Athletics and athletics administration.

Effectively utilize the Mark Olsen Indoor Golf Center to generate revenue through rentals, lessons, and camps/clinics.

7. Develop and Supervise:

A graduate assistant coach (beginning in 2023-24).

Other members of the coaching staff and/or student managers

8. Collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches on a strength and conditioning program for the golf programs.

9. Attend staff meetings, compliance education sessions, and staff development opportunities.

10. Consistently demonstrate a positive team player attitude, building and maintaining professional working relationships with all departmental staff, including but not limited to the athletics administration, the sports medicine department, support staff, and other department coaches.

11. Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.

12. Represent the athletics department appropriately and intentionally through community involvement, speaking engagements, media responsibilities, etc.

13. Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.

14. Consistent with NCAA Bylaw 11 and institutional procedures, Coach understands and agrees that if Coach is found in violation of any NCAA or Conference Legislation or fails to report a violation, he shall be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. It is understood and agreed that any such disciplinary or corrective actions shall be in addition to and in no way limit or restrict any actions the University may take pursuant to Article V herein.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience within collegiate athletics and/or golf industry. University of Wisconsin - Parkside Associated topics: agent, broker, contract, employment, recruiter, recruiting, sports agent, sports broker

Keywords: University of Wisconsin - Parkside, Kenosha , Director of Golf - Diverse Candidates Encouraged, Executive , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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