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Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Fencing, Yale University (New Haven, CT)

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Job Description:

Formulates, teaches and coaches technical aspects for a Division 1 intercollegiate athletic program. Directs competitions, practices, administrative and alumni relations activities, and the athletic recruitment process. Develops a varsity program within the parameters of the Ivy League, other athletic leagues, NCAA and the University. Formulates and sets policies governing the strategies of play and conditioning of athletes. Trains and conditions athletes; determines the mental and physical condition of athletes. Independently determines and shapes the strategy, technical aspects, and game preparation; teaches team concepts. Oversees such areas as recruitment; fund-raising; performance of athletes; contest management; and administrative details required to carry out contests. Supervises and directs activities of Assistant Coaches/support personnel. Manages the team budget. Promotes a positive image of the athletics program in the Yale/New Haven community, alumni and national level.


Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and best practices. Ability to work in diverse environment and to establish and maintain effective work relationships with school administrators, parents, students and alums. Ability to organize and manage all facets of program including recruiting, scouting, individual instruction, budget planning, monitoring academic progress and success of student-athletes, and general day to day operations. Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work evenings and weekends and travel.


Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 5 years collegiate coaching experience. Knowledge of NCAA and Ivy League regulations. CPR/AED/First Aid Certified.

Application Instructions:

All interested applicants must apply directly to - we cannot accept an email, fax, phone, or mail.

Additional Information:

Yale University values diversity and invites applicants from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. Yale is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2019

Contact Information:
Francine Georges



Job Posted April 4, 2019