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Here are a few top job sites to help you with your search for opportunities in the sports profession. Nearly 75% of the United States Sports Academy graduates currently work in the sports industry in the profession they studies.

Head Women’s Soccer Coach

Job Location: Philadelphia, PA Job Category: Athletics Posted: April 9

Reporting to the Senior Associate Athletics Director/SWA, the Head Women’s Soccer Coach provides leadership of the Women’s Soccer team by creating, planning, organizing, motivating, communicating and controlling aspects relative to recruiting, practices, competitions, student-athletes, assistant coaches and related booster clubs. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach uses current methodologies and recognized best practices in his or her field. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach is expected to conduct him or herself as a true leader and role model both on and off the field of competition and is expected to be knowledgeable about and comply with NCAA regulatory policy governing his or her sport, as well as NCAA and conference policies governing recruiting, eligibility, ethical standards, playing seasons, and extra benefits. Evidence of the Head Women’s Soccer Coach’s mastery of rules and policy will be in the Departmental expectation that the Head Women’s Soccer Coach successfully complete the annually administered NCAA Coaches Exam. The Head Women’s Soccer Coach will also perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of coaching experience are required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to develop and organize team practices.
  • Ability to recruit and hire assistant coaches .
  • Ability to coordinate team travel logistics and itineraries with assistant coaches and Departmental personnel.
  • Ability to represent the University in compliance with NCAA policy in the recruitment of student-athletes.
  • Ability to represent the University in compliance with NCAA policy and consistent Departmental resources in the recommendation of athletic scholarships to prospective student-athletes.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

Please visit our website at www.temple.edu, scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Careers @ Temple. Please reference TU-16485. AA, EOE, m/f/d/v.


Faculty - Sports Management

The United States Sports Academy (USSA) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as a Faculty for Sports Management. This position is on campus in Daphne, Alabama. Responsibilities include teaching residential and distance learning graduate courses in Sport Management; assisting in the development of curricular offerings through the writing of courses for distance learning; engaging in scholarly activities; conducting research; making presentations in the area of Sport Management; serving on institutional thesis and doctoral committees as assigned; assisting in advising students in the Doctor of Education program; assisting in the administration of the Mentorship program; and performing other duties as assigned by the President. Qualifications: Terminal preparation in Sport Management or a related field. Experience in college or university teaching and evidence of scholarly productivity desired. Ability to operate technology associated with distance learning is essential. The successful candidate will possess a background in sports administration, business, sports finance, sport marketing or a related area. Experience with distance learning administration and online delivery system is highly desirable. Excellent computer literacy, verbal and written communications skills are required. Knowledge of and interest in sport is essential. International assignments are possible.

Applicants should forward a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to:

jobs@ussa.edu United States Sports Academy Attention: Dean of Administration and Finance One Academy Drive Daphne, AL 36526 Fax: 251.621.2527 EOE


Ready for the best summer job you’ve ever had?

We are recruiting sports specialists for camps located all over the U.S. This is a great opportunity to travel, build your resume and make money teaching the sports you love.

These are excellent facilities and salaries are very competitive with other camps. We cover your travel expenses and provide lodging and meals. Get ready for a great summer!

We are looking for Instructors and Coaches for:

Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Equestrian, Aerobics, Tennis, Lifeguard, Biking, ROPEs, Tennis, Basketball, Water Skiing, Gymnastics, Archery, Sailing, Riflery, Rollerblading, Street Hockey

AND MANY OTHER SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES.

Details and online application at whizresources.com. Contact Ashley at 940-535-4665 or ashley@whizresources.com. WhizResources is located at P.O. Box 2991, Denton, Texas 76202.


International Teaching Positions

Seeking a challenging educational career near Dubai? The Gulf Regional Recruitment Director of the International Schools of Choueifat – UAE, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain (Members of the SABIS ® School Network), is accepting applications for teaching positions commencing in August 2013 for all disciplines. Interested applicants can find more information about teaching vacancies at http://www.sabiscareers.com.


United States Sports Academy Overseas Teaching Positions

The United States Sports Academy is seeking physical educators and sports instructors who are interested in teaching abroad in programs in Southeast Asia and the Middle East to retrain physical education teachers.

The courses may be taught in different locations throughout these areas, which are considered some of the most beautiful places to visit.

Instructors selected to teach in the program can expect reasonable compensation in addition to round-trip airfare, housing, food and transportation while on assignment. Breaks in the teaching calendar will also afford the instructors the opportunity to experience local cultures and attractions in the different locations.

In addition to these intermediate term positions, the Academy is seeking instructors for future two-week assignments in Southeast Asia and the Middle East in both physical education and sports (e.g. Physical Fitness Testing; Evaluation & Reporting; Facilities & Sports Event Management ; PE & Conditioning, etc.)


Mentorship Opportunity in Israel

Our company, Triangle, owns a pro-basketball team in Israel called Maccabi Haifa. We have several internship openings in Israel for recent sport management graduates through the Career Israel program (http://careerisrael.com). The Maccabi Haifa internship program offers an excellent opportunity for candidates to come to Israel and intern for a top professional Israeli basketball team. The program offers internships in several areas including marketing, sales, player personnel, and more. The program goes from September 5 - January 31, 2013* (dates subject to change) and costs $4,400 (after the MASA scholarship and not including the flight to Israel). The program will provide housing and 1-month of Ulpan courses to learn Hebrew. Interested candidates should send their resume to Andrew Wilson at awilson@trianglefs.com.


Dallas Mentorship Opportunity

I9 Sports (Sports Management and Sports Studies Majors)

The i9 Sports franchise in Dallas, Texas has a mentorship opportunity for Sports Management or Sports Studies majors. 20 to 40 hours per week are possible. Contact Kendall Phillips kphillips@i9sports.com for full details.