Assistant Coach, Gymnastics

Brown University

Job Description:

Brown University Athletics and Recreation is seeking candidates for the Assistant Coach, Gymnastics position. The Assistant Coach, Gymnastics position assists the Head Coach in all phases of the Gymnastics Program. This includes coaching, athlete development, spotting, practice planning, competition scheduling, recruiting, and administrative duties. The incumbent also maintains positive relations with alumnae and friends groups, exhibits strong communication skills (written and oral), and demonstrates professional, cooperative, and supportive behavior. This position is a part-time (approximately 30 hours per week) position.

Located in Providence, Rhode Island, and a member of the Ivy League, our intercollegiate athletics program consists of 34 varsity teams with approximately 1,000 athletes who participate within the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA-D1).

All division employees are required to demonstrate exemplary ethical conduct and conformance to NCAA rules and regulations; the duties of the position are to be performed in compliance with all NCAA, Ivy League and ECAC rules and regulations; and any rules violations on behalf of themselves or any knowledge of violations within the division are to be reported to the appropriate parties. Employees in coaching positions are required to maintain current AED/CPR and First Aid certification (certification is available at no cost through the Division).

Background Check – Criminal, Education, MVR

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and education verification satisfactory to Brown.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Level 10 Gymnastics coaching experience, preferred.
  • Prior collegiate coaching experience preferred
  • Prior competitive gymnastics experience

Job Competencies

  • Ability to recruit within NCAA and Ivy League Rules.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and computer skills, necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and relate well to students
  • Excellent sport-specific technical, tactical and strategic knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.
  • Basic proficiency in Excel, Word, internet and email capabilities.
  • Social media experience, helpful.
  • Familiarity with ARMS and Teamworks, or similar, preferred.
  • Prior experience with video editing software, helpful.
  • Commitment to the student-athlete, passion for the game and ability to coach and motivate.

Benefits of Working at Brown:

Information on the Benefits of Working at Brown can be found here.

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Job Posting Title:

Assistant Coach, Gymnastics


Athletics and Recreation


Grade 8

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Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

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Part time

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Submission Guidelines:

Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

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