Friday, October 15, 2010

Recruitment is Underway

Ferrum has offically posted it opening for a head football coach to replace Coach Davis. The following is copied from the Ferrum College Human Resources page at

Head Football Coach
Posted October 14, 2010
Ferrum College is seeking a Head Football Coach.  The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
  • Coach football team in a manner that is consistent with the educational mission of the College.
  • Engage in ethical and values-based coaching in order to develop the character and the skill of the College's student athletes.
  • Possess a thorough knowledge of the game, a sophisticated understanding of coaching strategies, and a demonstrated ability to enhance player development.
  • Recruiting skills:  ability to identify and successfully recruit student athletes within the framework of the College guidelines and policies.
  • Adhere to institutional, USA South and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Work effectively with administrators, the support staff, and other coaches and programs within the Department of Athletics.
  • Communicate effectively with various institutional constituencies (e.g. faculty, administration, students, parents, staff, alumni and friends) in order to strengthen programmatic integration with the College.
Minimum qualifications for this position are a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred), collegiate coaching experience, initiative, and the ability to work well with student-athletes in a liberal arts institution.  Successful candidates will have had a proven history of success at previous position.  Demonstrate leadership skills and the ability to manage team dynamics.  Demonstrate organizational ability for practice, game management, and recruiting.
To apply for this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088, or e-mail to  Background check required.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.
Ferrum College is an equal opportunity employer.

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