Head Acrobatics and Tumbling Coach

Presbyterian College

Location: Clinton, South Carolina

Job Description Summary:

Primary responsibilities of the Head Acrobatics & Tumbling Coach include, but are not limited to: the overall operation and success of the Presbyterian College acrobatics & tumbling program; ensuring student-athlete safety and well-being; providing principled leadership to assistant coach and student-athletes; identifying and successfully recruiting qualified student-athletes; promoting student-athlete development and academic success; ensuring sound management in matters of student-athlete conduct; establishing optimal team performance; budgeting and ensuring fiscal responsibility; compliance with NCAA, conference and institutional rule and regulations; and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and administer all aspects of the acrobatics & tumbling program.
  • Provide principled leadership that promotes health and well-being of student-athletes, competitive success, positive attitudes, successful outcomes, strong working relationships, a positive work environment, and a positive student-athlete experience.
  • Encourage and promote an environment within the acrobatics & tumbling program which places equal and high value on:
    • Ensuring student-athlete health and well-being.
    • Competitive success.
    • Academic achievement.
    • Providing a positive student-athlete experience.
  • Encourage and promote excellence in academics, progress-toward-degree and graduation of acrobatics & tumbling student athletes.
  • Plan and direct acrobatics & tumbling program’s recruiting program consistent with annual student-athlete matriculation expectations and roster management needs; Identify and matriculate academically qualified student-athletes who are also persons of character and strong moral values.
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate one assistant coach and ensure strong administrative hygiene, communication and collaboration with other members of the department and campus, and encourage and promote a culture within the acrobatics & tumbling program in which positive working relationships exist with other staff and departments.
  • Ensure rules compliance and conduct of all individuals within the acrobatics & tumbling program is consistent with all NCAA, NCATA, conference, institutional and departmental expectations, policies and procedures; Council, advise and mentor assistant coach and student-athletes.
  • Prepare and operate within the program’s operational and recruiting budgets and adhere to institutional and department budget policies and procedures.
  • Engage in public relations activities, fund raising and positively promote the acrobatics & tumbling program, the athletic department and the college with the alumni, general public, community and media.
  • Maintain a visible and positive presence within and among the campus and local communities.
  • Engage in, and also promote participation among members of the acrobatics & tumbling program, volunteer activities at least once per semester in college and/or community service projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics and/or his designee.

Supervisor:  Director of Athletics and/or his designee.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • High school, college or professional coaching experience.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Be a person of character and possess strong moral values.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree.

Application Procedure:
Send via email a letter of application, current resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) professional references to: Human Resources at hr@presby.edu.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the NCAA, Big South, or any athletics conference in which Presbyterian College is a member or may join, and other established bodies that govern or oversee intercollegiate athletics. In the event Employee becomes aware, or has reasonable cause to believe, that violations of these organizations’ constitutions, bylaws, rules or regulations may have taken place, Employee shall promptly report the same to the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance at the institution. Employee shall cooperate fully and completely with any investigation of any alleged violation, whether such investigation is conducted by the University, NCAA or any other duly authorized agency or individual.