Assistant Women's & Men's Volleyball Coach

Assistant Women's & Men's Volleyball Coach


Trine University is accepting applications for a 12-month Assistant Women’s and Men’s Volleyball Coach.  Under supervision of the Head Volleyball Coach, a successful candidate will provide assistance in the leadership of all coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for a competitive Division III volleyball program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, training, and competition
  • Assist the Head Coach in all functions related to the scouting, video review, strategic preparation and game-plan execution for intercollegiate competitions
  • Assist the Head Coach in all functions related to the scheduling and planning of all team meetings and practice sessions
  • Assist the Head Coach with recruiting activities
  • Attend all practices and home and away contests in the Volleyball Program
  • Coordinate necessary administrative duties in support of the Women’s and Men’s Volleyball program including, but not limited to, travel planning, budget management, ordering and distribution of equipment/apparel and planning of external program events
  • Be familiar with and follow the policies of Trine University, the NCAA, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association and the Midwest Collegiate Volleyball League
  • Assist in all duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics (or designee)


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree and previous experience overseeing volleyball operations or competitive playing experience at the college level required; previous coaching experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license with satisfactory motor vehicle record by insurance standards. Applicants should be familiar and comfortable with the Division III philosophy of athletics. 

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs, flex spending or HSA accounts
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with employee life insurance (1½ times annual salary)
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Vacation and Sick Pay – in accordance with Trine's policy

See plan documents for benefit details.


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.