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Assistant Football Coach

Assistant Football Coach

locationReading, PA 19601, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/13/2024
Full Time

Position:  Assistant Football Coach/Wide Reciever

Job Summary: 

The Assistant Football Coach/Wide Reciever Assistant is responsible for assisting the Head Football Coach in managing all aspects of sustaining a competitive NCAA Division III Football Program including, but not limited to: recruitment and retention of academically and athletically qualified student-athletes. Successful preparation, planning, and implementation of strategy for the development of student athletes.  

Essential Functions:

  • Promote Franciscan ideals and adherence to the Mission of the University as demonstrated by the University Ideal Characteristics.  As we are an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values, all employees share responsibility for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the performance of their roles while demonstrating: service orientation, respect for all, intellectual curiosity, solution focus and innovation, and mutual accountability.
  • Identify, recruit, and retain qualified student-athletes for the football program in accordance with all University admissions standards and qualifications.  
  • Meet established annual recruiting goals. 
  • Implement a comprehensive strategy and planning for both practices and games to ensure proper preparation of student-athletes, including use of film and other resources to enrich and enhance player performance. 
  • Properly input defensive, and opponent data into Hudl for opponent film evaluation, and defensive self-scout. 
  • Adhere to the fall camp and weekly defensive installation schedule. 
  • Complete opponent film breakdown responsibilities including, but not limited to opponent data input, run game labeling and evaluation, pass protection identification and labeling, personnel identification and labeling, and other duties prescribed by the head coach. 
  • Assist in the creation, disseminate and implement weekly game plans. 
  • Understand and abide by all University, MAC, and NCAA rules and regulations. 
  • Oversee the athletic and academic development of student athletes of your position group. 
  • Ensure a commitment to the academic success of the football student-athletes, including monitoring of academic progress and attendance. 
  • Uphold all program and university policies and procedures as detailed in the department, assistant football coach and staff organization manuals. 

 Additional Responsibilities:

  • Integrate with the campus community, including serving on university-wide committees, and attending University events. 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach and/or Director of Athletics, to include serving as a game day administrator for selected home spring athletics events. 


  • Commitment to the mission statement, core values, and goals of Alvernia University 
  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • Successful football coaching experience at the high school level or above, preferably as a college head coach or recruiting coordinator 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff utilizing excellent communication and customer service skills 
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently 
  • Ability to be a self-starter and perform in a fast-paced, high-stress environment 

 Physical Requirements:

  • Attendance is required in order to perform the duties of this job. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. 
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.