Coach Openings

    • Women’s Club Volleyball – Head Coach

      • Send resume & cover letter to Julia Stulock, Club Sports Assoc. Director at jstulock@umflint.edu.  Position opened until filled.
      • Position Quick Facts:
        • About the Role: The true focus of this coach is providing athletes with instruction at practices and court side at games.  Since club sports are student-driven, the student leaders plan and execute team operation tasks.  Club Sports professional staff also play a big role in purchasing & travel arrangements.  
        • Practices: The team plans to practice twice a week January-March in the UM-Flint Rec Center, typically in the evenings.  The club leaders take care of pre-season practices in the fall on their own.
        • Competitive Season: The club competes in National Club Volleyball Federation, January-March.  All competitions occur on the weekends, in tournament format.  The team expects to travel to about 3-4 tournaments.
        • Coach Stipend: negotiable based on experience, plus travel costs for competitions

    Head Coach Responsibilities

    • The primary role is to provide instruction and coaching.  Club leaders shall remain primary decision makers and planners on other matters.
    • Assist with maintaining the roster, ensure all waivers and required forms have been completed when an athlete joins the team.
    • Ensure player attendance at practice is a priority. Actively develop and improve the skills of new and returning club members. 
    • Attend all practices and games on time unless discussed previously with the team leadership.
    • Be prepared for all games and practices, sets goals with the team, and strives to reach the goals.
    • Be familiar with and enforce all club, university, and league policies and procedures.
    • Be familiar with and enforce the University of Michigan-Flint Student Code of Conduct and comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations including those related to Title IX and is recognized a ‘Campus Security Authority’ under the Clery reporting guidelines.
    • Be approachable, willing to listen and act as a role model and mentor to team members.
    • Promote good sportsmanship at both practices and in competition and ensure that all team members positively represent the University of Michigan-Flint at all times.
    • Assist with recruitment of club members from local high schools, travel teams and as appropriate for the specific sport.
    • Comply with the UM-Club Sports concussion program, employ safety practices and follow all procedures set forth for emergencies.

    Head Coach Qualifications

    • Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Must have either previous playing experience at a similar level, or prior experience coaching.
    • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy.
    • Must be able to interact and communicate with all individuals at all levels of the organization.
    • Must be skilled in student leadership development, team-building and athletic skill/performance advancement.

    Additional Information

    • The Coach position is considered a Personal Service Provider/Independent Contractor and requires a signed agreement.
    • The University of Michigan conducts background checks upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
    • Compensation is in the form of a stipend at the conclusion of the season.