Columbia University Seeks Assistant Squash Coach

POSITION TITLE:       Assistant Men and Women’s Squash Coach and Associate in Physical Education

REPORTS TO:            Head Squash Coach

SCOPE:                      The Assistant Squash Coach provides administrative, instructional, and recruiting support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Squash Coach.


  • Achieving a high level of competency in sport skill instruction, motivation, and conduct of practice sessions under the direction of the Head Squash Coach
  • Recruiting student-athletes effectively under the direction of the Head Squash Coach
  • Assist in achieving competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes
  • Demonstrating excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities
  • Exhibiting supportive and cooperative behavior in the pursuing sport program goals established by the Head Squash Coach
  • Exhibiting leadership and professional behavior in dealing with student-athletes
  • Completing all assignments made by the Head Squash Coach including but not limited to budget management, scheduling and fundraising
  • Promoting the success of gender and minority equity initiatives by engaging in related recruiting activities and programs
  • Participating in continuing education conferences, workshops, or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Exhibiting the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Council of Ivy League Presidents, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations
  • Contributing to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
  • Performing duties as assigned by the Director, Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A high level of competency in squash skill
  • Successful experience in the recruitment of student-athletes in a highly competitive academic environment
  • Successful background in coaching squash, preferably at the NCAA Division I and national level
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administrators and alumni
  • Ability to work within the framework of NCAA and Ivy League rules and regulations
  • Ability to work successfully in a need-based financial aid program
  • Candidate must be able to play squash at a high level

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