Head Archery Coach

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE), the Leading University in Central Appalachia is actively seeking candidates for the Head Archery Coach to manage and oversee all aspects of the archery program by performing the following responsibilities:


  1. Recruit and retain student athletes.
  2. Conduct and plan all practices and matches for the archery team.
  3. Schedule all competitive events.
  4. Manage skill development and conditioning.
  5. Manage and maintain archery equipment and uniforms.
  6. Fundraise for the team’s budget and equipment.
  7. Monitor academic process of student athletes.
  8. Oversee Assistant Coach, volunteers, and work study students.
  9. Manage budget, supplies, equipment and inventory.
  10. Follow purchasing and spending guidelines as set by the university and the Athletics Department.
  11. Maintain receipts and reconcile department credit card monthly.
  12. Organize travel, accommodations, and team meals.
  13. Ensure the health and safety of athletes and staff.
  14. Schedule events for team community service.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Master’s Degree is preferred.
  • Collegiate or high school archery coaching experience required.
  • Ability to organize and manage a college archery team.
  • Instructor certification preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.
  • Must be familiar with ordering office supply and making travel arrangements online. 


Position requires daily contact with athletes, parents, faculty, staff, student workers, coaches, and community members in order to exchange information. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.

The University of Pikeville offers a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UPIKE offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, telemedicine, long term disability, tuition waivers, a 403(b) retirement plan, and HSA, FSA, & dependent care accounts.

Important Notes: Resume and other application materials will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates. Please, specifically address the qualifications, competencies and desired qualifications in your resume and application materials.

The University of Pikeville is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.

For more information about the University of Pikeville, please visit http://www.upike.edu. Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting http://jobs.upike.edu. In addition to the application, interested applicants are requested to attach to their application a letter of interest, current resume, and the contact information for three to five professional references.

Date Posted: 03/23/2020
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff