Head Women’s Softball Coach

Website John Wood Community College

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Job Description

The Head Softball Coach is responsible for the softball program in the highly competitive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) women’s softball program. Recruiting student athletes, coordinating practices and activity travel, and in promoting events and activities. This is a temporary, part-time position located on the John Wood Community College (JWCC) campus in Quincy, Illinois and requires travel.  Position begins upon availability and ends July 31, 2022. Contract is renewable.



John Wood Community College is home to seven intercollegiate athletic programs, three men’s and four women’s teams that compete in Region 24 of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the Mid-West Athletic Conference (MWAC). In addition, eSports has been added in the Fall of 2020 to the athletic department.



Applicants should possess softball strategy knowledge and a solid ability to teach and communicate this knowledge.  Other duties include but are not limited to; classroom/academic management, NJCAA regulations, statistical management, in-season/off-season training, public relations, instructional camp and clinic instruction, and fundraising.



Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited institution of higher learning recognized by the US Department of Education, preferred. Experience coaching and/or playing softball. Prior college coaching experience preferred. Valid driver’s license and the ability to be insured to drive college vehicles required.


We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.  If you are a person with a disability and need assistance applying for a job, please submit a request to hr@jwcc.edu.

How to Apply

Position will remain open until filled. For consideration, submit cover letter and resume to bhoyt@jwcc.edu or mail to John Wood Community College, ATTN: Department of Athletics, 1301 South 48th Street, Quincy, IL 62305