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Texas Women's University (Denton, TX)

Denton, TX: Posted December 19, 2019
Position Available: Head STUNT Coach
Date Position Available: Upon interview completion
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Procedure:

To apply, click HERE.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of four years of experience coaching competitive STUNT at a four-year institution and/or experience at a highly competitive high school or club system required.
  • Current certification in STUNT and also in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillator (AED) use is preferred at the time of hire, and will be required prior to participation in any athletically related activities.
  • Current USA Cheer membership required.
  • Valid driver’s license and certification as an authorized TWU driver in order to drive on University-related business.

Desired Qualifications

  • Collegiate coaching experience strongly preferred. Head coaching experience strongly preferred. Experience supervising staff, volunteers and student assistants preferred.

Essential Responsibilities 

The Head STUNT Coach is responsible for developing and administering a highly competitive STUNT program; abiding by University and USA Cheer rules and regulations; and along with all other Athletics personnel, working towards achieving the objectives of Intercollegiate Athletics. Work is performed under general supervision and performance evaluation is based upon completion of assignments and results obtained. The performance evaluation is conducted through the performance evaluation system and in accordance with the University Policies & Procedures. Texas Woman’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disabled, Veterans and Other Protected Groups.

Lindenwood University (St. Charles, MO)

Lindenwood, MO: Posted December 16, 2019
Position Available: Assistant Coach, Cheerleading
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Procedure:

How to Apply: Please submit an online application on Lindenwood University’s career opportunities website.

To apply, click HERE.

Job Description 

Job title: Assistant Coach, Cheerleading – Part-Time
Department: Athletics
Evaluation group: Coach
FLSA status: Exempt
Location: St. Charles, MO
Term: 10-Month work cycle (August-May)
Hours: 10 hours per week
Reports to: Assistant Coach, Student Life Sports Cheerleading

The assistant coach is responsible for assisting the head coach with all activities of the designated program, including but not limited to, recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes, academic progress of student-athletes, competitive game strategy, budget management, coaching staff oversight, and the program’s compliance with the University and Governing Body.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Playing and coaching experience preferred

Desired Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Independent discretion, along with solid and sound judgment are essential
  • Strong leadership and collaborative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively and establish and maintain effective relationships with the community, faculty, students, and staff
  • Requires creativity and initiative
  • Highly developed analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Must be able to effectively use a computer

Utah State University (Logan, UT)

Bowling Green, OH: Posted November 12, 2019
Position Available: Spirit Squad Coach
Date Position Available: November 11, 2019
Application Procedure:

Required Documents
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
3. 3 Letters of Recommendations to be pasted at the end of your application under “Other Documents”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

To apply, click HERE.

Job Description 

Coordinate and direct the day-to-day operations of the Utah State University Spirit Squad (USU Spirit Squad) including the Cheer Squad (Co-Ed), the Aggiette Dance Team, and two mascots (Big Blue). Serve as a positive role model for students through ethical and professional conduct.

• Exempt, 100% time, and full benefits
• Sports covered: Football, Women’s volleyball, Women’s Soccer, Men and Women’s Basketball, Women’s softball and Women’s gymnastics

Job Responsibilities

Responsibility #1
Teach, Educate and train all members of the Utah State University Spirit Squad.
• Organize, teach, direct and advise all practice sessions, conditioning workouts, events and games for the Cheer Squad, Aggiettes and Big Blue
• Educate, train and adhere to the safety rules and regulations set forth by the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administration (AACCA) as well as other industry safety standards, rules, and regulations of the program
• Maintain knowledge of and uphold NCAA and Mountain West Conference Cheerleading rules and regulations

Responsibility #2
Organize and schedule practices, appearances, travel, etc. of the Utah State University Spirit Squad.
• Schedule all practice facilities
• Schedule all appearances for Big Blue and members of the Spirit Squad
• Prepare game plan for each sport and/or appearance
• Coordinate halftimes and timeout performances for football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball and gymnastics in conjunction with athletic game management personnel
• Organize all travel arrangements
• Work with the Big Blue’s on crowd engagement
• Organize the cleaning and maintenance of Big Blue’s costume
• Edit and prepare all music for performances

Responsibility #3
Support the Spirit Squad in fulfilling the objectives and goals of their respective positions as members of the Spirit Squad and also as students of the University.
• Establish an open, working relationship between students and advisor
• Develop programs and training that build self-confidence in students
• Monitor Spirit Squad members grades
• Assist in coordinating academic support for students who are in need of assistance

Responsibility #4
Recruitment and Personal Development.
• Publicize, promote and recruit new Spirit Squad members
• Meet with prospective and current students who have an interest in the Spirit Squad
• Prepare and coordinate auditions and selection process of new members each year
• Prepare and direct an annual training workshop for all members
• Attend a summer camp in order to keep updated with new rules/regulations as well as styles/changes of routines
• Attend any conference, workshop or classes as determined and approved necessary for job skills or personal development

Responsibility #5
Serve as a liaison between other University departments and visiting Universities Spirit Squads.
• Work closely with the Athletic Department in the preparation and needs for each game
• Coordinate with the USU Marching Band during football season, and the USU Pep Band during basketball season for University sanctioned appearances and performances
• Work closely with the USU Alumni Association for any Alumni events and appearances
• Coordinate music with the facilities sound system crews
• Attend weekly game management meetings
• Attend, prepare & coordinate pep-rally activities for alumni, community functions and President’s activities/events
• Organize and direct community service appearances for the Spirit Squad for local elementary functions and grand openings for restaurants, stores, Special Olympics, etc.
• Attend Student Involvement & Leadership Center staff meetings
• Coordinate with visiting spirit squads to meet their needs and establish an organized working relationship

Responsibility #6
Direct and maintain all budget and financial concerns for any account dealing with the Spirit Squad.
• Oversee the Spirit Squad budget
• Review all purchase orders, check requests, and travel authorizations for the Spirit Squad
• Turn in receipts in a timely manner
• Research possible outside funding resources for additional scholarships

Responsibility #8
Perform responsibilities for and serve on committees as assigned by the Director of Student Involvement and Leadership Center, Associate Directors of Student Involvement and Leadership center as well the Associate Vice President and Vice President for Student Affairs.
• Aggie BLUE Leadership Conference
• SILC Calendar
• Day on the Quad
• Help with the Student Involvement and Leadership Centers larger events (HOWL, Mardi Gras and End of the Year Bash)

Responsibility #9
Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Prior experience owning or managing a dance/cheer program or prior experience coaching a high school dance/cheer team or prior experience coaching a collegiate dance/cheer program
  • Current or recent American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrator (AACCA) certification
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and extended travel trips
  • Technical knowledge of how to properly coach and spot intermediate to advanced tumbling skills
  • Technical knowledge of how to properly coach and spot intermediate to advanced level partner stunting, cheer stunts and pyramids
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a background check

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports and fitness administration or a related field
  • Collegiate or higher head cheer/dance coaching experience
  • First Aid, CPR, concussion, heat illness prevention, maltreatment training
  • Participation on collegiate dance or cheer program
  • Experience overseeing mascots (i.e. safety, training, costume maintenance, scheduling)
  • Budget development/management experience
  • Experience with fundraising efforts
  • Experience with alumni engagement

Additional Information

Advertised Salary
$36,000 minimum, commensurate with Experience plus excellent benefits

Physical ability to safely and properly spot intermediate to advanced stunts and tumbling
Ability to lift more than 50 pounds, bending, and standing
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 28,000 students (25,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students) on the Logan main campus, four regional campuses, two USU Eastern campuses, and 28 centers throughout the state. USU offers 162 undergraduate majors, 153 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. The 2018 rankings from Washington Monthly ranked USU as one of the top 30 national Universities and the 5th best public national university in the nation. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found at:

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region. Additional information about Logan can be found at:

USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement ( USU is an AA/EO employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law. Learn more at USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program. Additional information can be found at:

Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH)

Bowling Green, OH: Posted October 22, 2019
Position Available: Coordinator, Spirit Program and Head Cheerleading Coach
Date Position Available: October 17, 2019
Application Deadline: November 14, 2019
Application Procedure:
To apply, click HERE.

Job Description 

The Coordinator, Spirit Program and Head Cheerleading Coach is an administrative staff position within the Office of the Dean of Students that has primary responsibility to provide oversight, leadership, expertise, and advisement to campus-wide spirit initiatives as well as to serve as the Head Coach for the Cheerleading Team. The Spirit Program also consists of the Mascots and Dance Team; and this position meets with prospective and current students who have an interest in the Spirit Program, coordinates tryout and selection processes, facilitates strength and skills trainings, and choreographs cheer performances. The Coordinator must possess excellent organizational, communication, and collaboration skills, as well as serve as a positive role model for students through ethical and professional conduct.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Must be conferred at the time of application.
  • Cheerleading team coaching experience 2 Years
  • Experience working with college students 1-2 Years
  • American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACCA) Certification – must be renewed every two years

Desired Qualifications

  • Budget development/management experience 1-2 Years
  • Experience working with mascots 1-2 Years
  • Experience with fundraising efforts 1-2 Years
  • Experience with alumni engagement 1-2 Years

Additional Information

  • Salary
  • Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 353. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
  • Program competes annually at the UCA College National Championship.

Blinn College (Brenham, TX)

Brenham, TX: Posted October 17, 2019
Position Available: Assistant cheer and dance coach
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:
To apply, click HERE.

Essential Responsibilities 

  1. Assist the coach(s) in practice, games or events. Assist in Game day structure as assigned.
  2. Ability to travel with the team and/or coaching staff to games, events and recruitment.
  3. Assist in the supervision of extra-curricular activities.
  4. Assist in the selection of the Athletic Spirit program
  5. Assists with promotions and marketing of the Blinn College athletic program.
  6. Helps maintain the athletic equipment and facilities.
  7. Assists with scouting, recruiting.
  8. Attend all required meetings with Athletic Director.
  9. Assist in supervising the strength and conditioning program.
  10. Assist in the supervision of the Colleges residence halls and dining hall.
  11. Assist in Academic monitoring of all Athletic Spirit team members
  12. Adhere to all Blinn College policies and procedures.
  13. Adhere to all NJCAA and AACCA rules and regulations.
  14. Assists in other relates tasks and duties as assigned

Centre College (Danville, KY)

Danville, KY: Posted October 16, 2019
Application Deadline: October 28, 2019
Date Position Available: ASAP
Application Procedure:
Interested applicants must apply through the Centre College Human Resources site at (with a cover letter, resume, and list of references). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. For full consideration, application materials must be submitted online by October 28, 2019.

Job Description 

Centre College invites qualified applicants for the full-time position of Head Cheer and Stunt Coach / Marketing Coordinator. Reporting to the Associate Director of Athletics/SWA, this position leads all aspects of building a competitive, co-ed cheer and stunt program, including but not limited to: identifying and recruiting successful student-athletes, skill development during practices and competitions, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, building a positive and cohesive team culture, and other duties as assigned. Additionally, this individual will lead our marketing efforts and community outreach program.

This position requires compliance with all NCAA, UCA/NCA, SAA, and Centre College rules and regulations and to be mindful of the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Previous cheer experience as either a participant or a coach. A commitment to the Division III philosophy; knowledge of NCAA, UCA/NCA, and SAA rules; and a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations are essential. Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel. Ability to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department is essential

Additional Information

This 12-month position is a full-time position with competitive salary and includes a complete benefits package from the College.

Davidson College (Davidson, NC)

Davidson, NC: October 7, 2019
Position Available:
Head Cheerleading Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: October 2, 2019
Application Procedure:
Apply HERE

Job Description 

Davidson College seeks a Head Cheerleading Coach who will be responsible for the planning, training, and development of the Davidson cheerleading program. The Head Coach will work in conjunction with the Athletics Marketing Department and will report directly to the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing & Licensing.

Essential Responsibilities 

  • Develop a cheerleading program to include choreography, cheers, stunts, and gymnastics.
  • Plan and coordinate all tryouts for team and mascots: including recruitment, advertising, physical clearance, and scheduling of space.
  • Schedule and attend tryouts and practices for team – ensure that space is secured through the Athletics scheduling coordinator.
  • Maintain a calendar of practices and events including but not limited to the team’s presence and support at all Football, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Basketball home games, and support all applicable postseason tournaments.
  • Effectively communicate with team and Athletics staff, including but not limited to confirming routines and submitting music selections to a member of Athletics at least 48 hours before game time.
  • Maintain and update rosters and emergency contact information of all team members.
  • Maintain knowledge of, and uphold AACAA, NCAA, Atlantic 10 Cheerleading rules and regulations such as safety, certification, etc.
  • Coordinate mascot appearances, and work with the mascot on crowd engagement
  • Continually make the best efforts to engage the crowd and foster a fan-friendly, energetic atmosphere at home events.
  • Manage the team budget, and responsible for team fundraising activities.
  • Must be able to lift more than 50 pound objects, bending, and standing.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must have knowledge of Cheerleading and NCAA policies. Prior coaching experience is preferred.
  • First aid, CPR, and appropriate Cheer certifications required, including but not limited to certification through the American Association of Cheerleading Coaches and Administrators (AACAA).
  • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students, staff, and administration.
  • Available in late afternoon and evenings for practices and games, as well as, other varied weekends for games, tournaments, and competitions. Must be flexible with availability.
  • College Cheerleading experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.

Additional Information

All interested applicants will need to go to and complete the online application along with a cover letter and resume. Review of applications will begin immediately.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community. In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

Martin Methodist University (Pulaski, TN)

Pulaski, TN: Posted August 28, 2019
Position Available:
Head Spirit Coach
Application Deadline: September 13, 2019
Date Position Available: September 13, 2019
Application Procedure:
Sincere interested candidates should send their resume, via Postal Mail, with a list of three references to: Jeff Bain, Director of Athletics, c/o Martin Methodist College, 433 West Madison Street, Pulaski, TN 38478.

Job Description 

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of Head Spirit Coach who will be expected to lead our team in reflecting excellence on and off the field. Duties and responsibilities include directing three (3) competitive teams: Cheer, Dance and GameDay. In addition, the head coach will be responsible for planning and administering all aspects of the program including coaching, recruiting, scheduling, compliance, fiscal management, supervision of assistant(s), public relations, promotions, facility management and fundraising.

Additional Information

Martin Methodist College located in Pulaski, Tennessee; a small rural, proactive community in southern middle Tennessee. The RedHawks are members of the NAIA and the Southern States Athletic Conference. The position is immediately open, the review of resumes will begin September 6th. Position will remain open until filled.

Hanover College (Hanover, IN)

Hanover, IN: Posted June 8, 2019
Position Available:
Head STUNT Coach
Application Deadline: Until filled
Date Position Available: August 7, 2019
Application Procedure:
Apply HERE  

Job Description 

Develops and oversees a competitive stunt program that operates within the parameters set by Hanover College and USA Cheer and STUNT.

Job Requirements

  1. Coordinates and processes all aspects of on and off-campus student-athlete recruitment, scheduling of season contests and practice times, preparation of scouting of opponents.
  2. Provides customer service to the student-athletes, faculty, and administration, fans, parents, community, and the media.
  3. Responsible for functioning within a set budget, game and practice preparation, team travel arrangements, purchasing and maintaining safe and adequate equipment, attending conference coaches meetings, initiating conditioning program, knowing and interpreting USA Cheer and STUNT rules and regulations.
  4. Oversees the preparation of a detailed, itemized, budget.
  5. Initiates changes in the budget that will improve the quality of the program and the student-athlete experience.

Other Requirements

  1. Performs general duties to ensure the quality, safety, and development of the program and the student-athlete experience.
  2. Maintains records for statistical analysis and historical ramifications.
  3. Will be assigned another responsibility based on coaching/administrative strengths.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required. Stunt certifications or the ability to obtain stunt certifications during the first year of employment required.
  • Experience: Previous high school or collegiate stunt participation and/or coaching experience is highly desirable.
  • Skills Required: Good interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with a wide audience, the ability to do a variety of secondary assignments.

Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)

St. Louis, MO: Posted August 7, 2019
Position Available:
Head Cheer Coach
Application Procedure:
Apply here: 
Keyword: cheerleading
Job ID: 44903

Upper Iowa University (Fayette, IA)

Fayette, IA: Posted July 26, 2019
Position Available:
Head Competitive Cheer Coach
Date Position Available: August 2019
Application Procedure:
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. To apply, visit Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Upper Iowa University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description 

Upper Iowa University seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Head Competitive Cheer Coach. This position reports to the Associate AD/Director of Athletic Development and is responsible for planning, directing, and evaluating all aspects and facets of a successful Competitive Cheer program. The program is supported primarily through an endowment fund established to ensure the continued operation of the program in perpetuity.

Job Requirements

Duties for the position include, but are not limited to: recruitment of highly skilled and academically qualified student-athletes, monitor academic progress and eligibility, and effectively analyze and teach the fundamentals skills and strategies of the sport. Plan, organize, conduct, and evaluate practices session along with develop, implement, and evaluate game day routines, choreography and fan engagement strategies. Serve as a leader, mentor, and role-model to the student-athletes of the program. Prepare competitive team schedule, participate in public relations/media activities, and fundraising initiatives. Oversee team travel coordination and other administrative processes and procedures. Prepare, monitor, and manage team budget. Select, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches. Ensure compliance with all Department, University, NCAA, and other governing body policies, procedures, and regulations. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, MO)

St. Louis, MO, IL: Posted July 26, 2019
Position Available:
Cheer Coach
Date Position Available: July 17, 2019
Application Procedure:
Email Andrea Robb with resume at

Job Description 

Provide direct coaching and assist in the oversight of the Missouri Baptist University cheerleading program. Responsibilities also include game day involvement, community and campus service as well as NAIA competitions. Will routinely meet with the Director of Spirit & Community Engagement to coordinate activities ensuring a successful game day experience for fans. The Cheer Coach will also assist the Director of Spirit & Community Engagement with events and activities including but not limited to Homecoming and the annual Spartan Hall of Fame banquet.

Compensation is full graduate tuition* and a competitive stipend based on experience. 20 hours per week. Early morning practice and evening/weekend games.

Tabor College (Hillsboro, Kansas)

Hillsboro, KS: Posted July 15, 2019
Position Available:
Head Cheer Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: August 1, 2019
Application Procedure:
E-mail cover letter and resume to Misty Smithson, human resource coordinator, to

Job Requirements

Tabor College, Hillsboro KS, seeks applications for Head Cheer Coach. 3/4-time position. Combined with other duties for full-time. Head coach responsible for developing competitive cheer program, sideline activities/routines and recruiting. Applicants must affirm Tabor distinctive as Evangelical Christian college and articulate personal relationship with Jesus. Bachelor’s degree and coaching experience required.

Allen Community College (Iola, Kansas)

Iola, KS: Posted June 18, 2019
Position Available:
Assistant Cheer- Dance Coach/ Residence Hall Director
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: July 29, 2019
Application Procedure:
Application: Submit letter of interest, resume, employment application (on website,, unofficial transcripts and names and phone numbers of three professional references. Submit by email to: Shellie Regehr, HR Specialist, Allen Community College, 1801 N. Cottonwood, Iola, Kansas 66749, 620-901-6299.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include recruiting, fundraising, and coaching duties under the Head Coach and a live-in position as a Residence Hall Director with additional student services responsibilities

Required Qualifications

  •  Valid driver’s license required.

Desired Qualifications

  • Cheer experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience living or working in residence life

Additional Information

Salary: $20,600 plus room and 18 meal plan for housing responsibilities.
Starting date: July 29, 2019 for 10 month contract. Benefit package available.

Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi (Corpus Christi, TX)

Corpus Christi, TX: Posted June 6, 2019
Position Available:
Spirit Coordinator
Application Deadline: July 7, 2019
Date Position Available: June 7, 2019
Application Procedure:
To apply, click here.

Job Description
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, a Division 1 member of the NCAA and the Southland Conference, is seeking applicants for the vacant Spirit Coordinator Position. This position is part-time and reports to the Assistant AD for Marketing and Promotions. The Spirit Coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of the Islanders Spirit Program (Islanders Rip Tide) and Mascot (Izzy the Islander).

Job Requirements

  • Supervise, train and instruct the spirit program and mascot to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices, athletics events, and post season contests.
  • Recruiting quality student-athletes who meet admission requirements and have the potential to graduate.
  • Oversight of the selection process for team membership while making scholarship recommendations to supervisor for distribution.
  • Maintaining the equipment and uniform inventory while coordinating with supervisor on purchases for the team.
  • Responsible for supervising the volunteer assistant coaches.
  • Development and utilization of the spirit program budget.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of the student-athletes.
  • Managing all spirit squad and mascot appearances both on-campus and within the community.
  • Collaborating with the Athletics Marketing Team and Islanders Pep Band on game day preparation.\
  • Assist with the implementation of the Islander Student Section.
  • Organizing Fundraising Initiatives for the Spirit Program.
  • Oversee and administer competitive spirit camps.
  • Maintaining Proper Safety and Certification under national rules and guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • AACCA certification or able to obtain.
  • Previous experience coaching or being part of a cheerleading squad.
  • Knowledge of cheerleading skills.
  • Participation in Collegiate Cheerleading.
  • Experience selecting, coaching, developing cheerleaders.
  • Previous experience promoting school spirit.
  • Commitment to academic excellence in students.
  • Successful experience working with student-athletes of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
  • Valid drivers license.
  • Successful interview and three background clearances: Criminal Background Check (Act 34); Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151); and FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting (Act 114).

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience in dance team instruction
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and written skills.
  • Ability to recruit, supervise and evaluate student-athletes.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, limited travel involved.

Additional Information

  • Part time position

Newberry College (Newberry, SC)

Newberry, SC: Posted June 5, 2019
Position Available:
Dance Coach
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available: July 1, 2019
Application Procedure:
To apply send a resume and cover letter to

Job Description
Newberry College, a Division II member of the NCAA and South Atlantic Conference, is seeking a Dance Coach. This position is full-time and reports to the Athletic Director, and assigned responsibilities based on the experience of the successful candidate. The position will supervise the Dance Team, and work with Student Affairs to help build the Wolf Nation (student support group) and will have other responsibilities in the Department of Athletics based on the individual skill sets. This position is full time and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

This position will supervise, train and instruct the dance squad to include proper training and performances of squad at all practices and required athletic events. Responsible for supervising part-time or volunteer assistants, development and utilization of the dance team budget; recruiting quality dance team members who meet admissions requirements and have the potential to graduate; managing dance team appearance requests both on-campus and within the community; help serving as liaison to the Newberry College Marching Band and Pep Band.

Newberry College is also hiring a Head Cheerleading Coach. If a Dance Team Coach has Cheerleading coaching experience, the College will accept inquiries from candidates to be Head Coach of Dance and Cheer Squads.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree with a master’s degree preferred; previous cheerleading and dance coaching experience at the collegiate level preferred; previous experience in marketing/promotions, fundraising, community relations, event management or other areas in a Division I or II athletic department preferred; demonstrated skills with the ability to coordinate staff and other employees working events simultaneously and the ability to communicate in writing and orally to outside groups and vendors/sponsors is required.

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