Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts and science college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is seeking to fill a full-time assistant coach position for our Women’s Squash program. Candidate will be expected to help the program continue to grow and build upon the program’s 3 College Squash Association national championships and 15 consecutive NESCAC titles.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. More than 90 percent of students live on campus. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students, the college maintains a rigorous academic profile complemented by a vibrant and diverse co-curricular program. We consider our location in a culturally and socioeconomically diverse capital city to be among Trinity’s most distinctive assets, and we cultivate strong connections with our surrounding neighbors and with institutions and organizations throughout Hartford and the region. As a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
Responsibilities include assisting the head coach in leading and organizing all facets of a CSA women’s squash program, knowledge of and adherence to NESCAC and NCAA rules, recruiting, practice planning and execution, equipment maintenance, teaching responsibilities and mentoring student-athletes. The assistant coach will be expected to help promote and facilitate the College and Athletic Department’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives. The assistant coach will also have administrative duties within the Department. This position also requires both early morning and weekend availability throughout the academic year.
Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Equivalent education, training, or proven successful college squash coaching experience and/or college squash experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. Strong interpersonal skills, organizational skills, and advanced social media skills. Candidate should be considering a career in college coaching.
The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus partners, the department focuses on affecting change in our community and the broader Trinity student body in order to create safe spaces for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systemic racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training, dialogue, and action.
All offers are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
All applicants must apply online here by submitting their resume and cover letter as well as list 3 references. In your cover letter, please also address how you would foster and promote an environment of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Review of applications will begin three weeks after the role posting date.
Trinity College requires proof of COVID19 vaccination and booster or an approved exemption prior to beginning employment.