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Head Fencing Coach, Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, Georgia)

Head Fencing Coach, Savannah College of Art and Design (Savannah, Georgia)

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:

SCAD, the first art and design university in the U.S. to offer a comprehensive intercollegiate athletics program, seeks a head coach for the men’s and women’s fencing teams.

The ideal candidate has proven leadership abilities, excellent communication skills and a working understanding of guidelines, federal regulations and other policies governing intercollegiate athletics. You should have experience managing budgets and fundraising within a college environment, as well as experience establishing and cultivating effective working relationships in a team-oriented environment.


In this role, you will maintain the reputation of both teams by teaching, coaching and providing skill advancement opportunities to team members. You will instruct student-athletes in strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competitions and analyze performance, as well as manage the teams’ budget and fundraising efforts.

As head coach, you will identify and recruit eligible student-athletes by engaging with current and prospective students. Through successful relations within the university community, you will preserve the positive opinion of SCAD athletics and SCAD fencing among students, faculty and other staff members.


  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum of two years related experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to student development

Application Instructions:

Contact Information:

Megan Alpaugh
Senior Staff Recruiter
Savannah College of Art and Design

Date Posted: Nov. 14, 2017