Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

Quinnipiac University Hamden, CT

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Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey

Quinnipiac University's Department of Athletics seeks applications for an Assistant Coach, Women's Ice Hockey. In this role, you will be responsible for identification and recruitment of elite student-athletes, as well as impacting individual and team development on and off the ice - contributing to practices, meetings, and other focused sessions. The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of hockey, demonstrated ability to teach, and passion for continued growth.

About Quinnipiac:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.


  • Adhere to the highest standard of academic integrity and work in compliance with all University, ECAC Hockey and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Identification, recruitment, and retention of elite student-athletes.
  • Knowledge and experience to contribute to practice design & delivery, positively impacting individual and team development.
  • Mentor student-athletes to aspire and achieve academically and athletically.
  • Facilitate individual and team video sessions.
  • Analyze Quinnipiac and opponent game film in preparation of competition strategy.
  • Ability to conduct high level individual skill sessions.
  • Assist in organizing and coaching camps and clinics.
  • Overall program administration including, liaising with admissions and NCAA compliance offices.
  • Assist with special projects and tasks as requested by Head Coach.

    Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred

  • 3-5 years of successful coaching experience or as a player at an elite national level
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, NCAA rules and regulations are essential
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to manage a 2-3 hour practice on the ice
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion

    To Apply
    Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

    Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

    Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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