Assistant Softball Coach

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Ohio Wesleyan University is a selective, private, undergraduate liberal arts, residential institution founded in 1842 and is located just 20 miles north of Columbus.

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics invites applications for the position of Assistant Softball Coach. The Assistant Softball Coach is responsible for supporting the Head Coach in all phases of the Softball program. This is ten-month position with benefits.


The ideal candidate will possess a high level of competency in softball coaching; an understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment; strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills; an inherent ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni.

The Assistant Coach is also expected to organize official and unofficial visits, assist with practice, game preparation, travel itineraries, fundraising and game scheduling/management.

Dedication to the mission of the University and commitment to diversity is essential. This position will function in accordance with NCAA regulations, North Coast Athletic Conference regulations, University policies and the requirements of the State of Ohio. This position will assist with summer camps, have secondary responsibilities and perform duties as assigned.


A Bachelor’s Degree required; master’s preferred, demonstrated coaching/recruiting experience and/or relevant competitive experience at the professional or collegiate level required.  All candidates should possess an understanding of the role athletics plays in a rigorous academic setting and an ability to identify and attract outstanding students to the University. Candidates must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Ohio Wesleyan University and the NCAA. Effective written and oral communication skills are required. CPR, First Aid and AED Certification is also required (and may be completed after hire).

Completed application packets will include: 

  1. Cover Letter 
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. The names, titles and contact information for three professional references. 

Application materials can be emailed to:

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. 

Ohio Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college located 20 miles north of Columbus, in Delaware, Ohio, promotes and celebrates an inclusive environment free from constraints in areas of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, family relationship, or economic barriers. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged as OWU is an equal opportunity institution and has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.