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Position: Head Coach - Women's Golf

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
39 4GA – Department not found Full-time A98085

Position Summary:

The Director of Golf reports directly to the Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator and will assume administrative responsibility for the maintenance of both the Men's and Women's Golf program. Duties include: serve as Head Coach of Golf; develop and implement strategies to recruit and scout student-athletes; assess team's future needs; develop game schedules; plan and organize practice schedules; oversee golf assistants; ensure compliance with NCAA and UVU regulations.

Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Plan, organize, and direct the activities of the university's intercollegiate men's and women's golf program.
  • Monitor, coordinate, and communicate with department staff on the academic and eligibility affairs of all current and perspective team members according to institutional, conference, and NCAA rules.
  • Promote booster organization for effective public relations and financial support. 
  • Direct the public relations operations of the university's intercollegiate golf program.
  • Support and maintain all UVU and NCAA standards of ethical conduct for athletics personnel.
  • Uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and Utah Valley University  institutional policies and procedures.
  • All employees of the Athletics Department are required to uphold and abide by all NCAA regulations and Utah Valley University institutional policies and procedures. (Policy available for review in the Athletics and HR Departments).
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • N/A

Special Requirements of the Position:
  • Travel when needed.
  • Able to work weekends, evenings and holidays to attend golf tournaments.
  • Must have valid Driver License to drive company vehicles.


Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree and two years of experience in post-collegiate golf competition or coaching. Preferred qualifications include: experience as a golf student-athlete at collegiate level, continuing education/certifications in golf, and NCAA Division I athletic experience.

  • Knowledge of instructional strategies, techniques, and study skills.
  • Knowledge of team organization, motivation, and strategic skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Skill in maintaining interpersonal relations and decision-making.
  • Ability to recruit, coach, and scout intercollegiate men's and women's golf student-athletes.
  • Ability to assist in the design and strategies of game plans and coordinate game and practice schedules.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to instruct, manage, and motivate and evaluate student course work and classroom performance.

This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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