Part-time Assistant Coach-Cheerleading

The University of Pikeville is currently seeking a part-time Assistant Cheerleading Coach to assist the Head Coach with the overall operations of the Cheer program, in accordance with University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference, and NAIA regulations. The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to providing a competitive cheer program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Assisting in skill development and conditioning of student athletes.
  2. Contribute to game planning strategies.
  3. Communicate effectively with student athletes.
  4. Monitor and track academic performance of student athletes.
  5. Assist in camps, clinics for fundraising, and community service activities.
  6. Emphasize integrity and educational welfare for student athletes.
  7. Comply with all UPIKE, MSC, and NAIA rules and regulations.


Position requires daily contact with co-workers, supervisors, student athletes, prospective student athletes, parents, and the general public in order to monitor players, give/receive information and feedback, schedule/coordinate games and practices, and direct workflow.

These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, written communication, and person-to-person contact.

Education/Skill Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum one to two years with specific cheer related experience is required.
  • Previous coaching experience at various levels or cheering experience in high school or collegiate level.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must have a criminal background check and three references.  

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 Interested applicants should complete the online application by visiting 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: 09/01/2020
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Staff