Assistant Volleyball Coach

The University of Pikeville (UPIKE),is actively seeking candidates for an Assistant Coach of Volleyball. The central focus for this position is to assist the Women’s Volleyball program with the overall operations of the program, in accordance with the University of Pikeville, Mid-South Conference and NAIA regulations. The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the philosophy of providing a competitive NAIA Division I volleyball program that emphasizes integrity and the educational welfare of its student-athletes.


  1. Arrange travel and accommodations as well as team meals.
  2. Oversee eligibility certification and financial aid.
  3. Complete financial aid paperwork and documentation.
  4. Monitor student-athlete academic performance.
  5. Oversee study table and work study students.
  6. Organize team building and community service projects.
  7. Assist with fundraising for the team’s budget and facilities. 
  8. Emphasize integrity and educational welfare of student athletes.
  9. Insure health and safety of all student athletes.
  10. Assist and direct summer camps.
  11. Assist in recruitment and scouting of student athletes. 
  12. Manage budget, supplies, and equipment through performing office work. 
  13. Comply with all UPIKE, MSC, and NAIA rules and regulations.
  14. Assist with all practices and games for the women’s volleyball team.
  15. Assist in skill development and conditioning.
  16. Assist with strategy during games.
  17. Other duties as assigned.   


Position requires daily contact with athletic director, coaches, supervisor, athletes, parents, alumni, various campus departments, and the general public in order to communicate information about the athletics department. These relationships are maintained through e-mail, telephone, and person-to-person contact.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of related experience required (equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered).
  • Volleyball coaching or playing experience at the high school or college level.
  • Experience recruiting, good interpersonal communication and organization skills.
  • Must be familiar Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel ,PowerPoint, Outlook, Etc.)
  • Must have experience working with office equipment, e.g. computer, printer, fax machine.
  • Must be able to perform simple calculations.

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.

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 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: 10/27/2020
Department: Athletics
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours)
Position Type: Staff