Esports Head Coach SAGU Full Time

Esports Head Coach

Full Time • SAGU Full Time
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Tuition assistance
Institutional Mission 
Nelson University exists to equip students spiritually, academically, professionally, and cross-culturally for their God-given careers and callings. 
Position Overview 
The Head Coach of Esports at Nelson University is responsible for the overall administration, team and player development, and academic integrity of the Esports program. The successful candidate will oversee an NAIA/NCCAA affiliated program in a Christ-centered environment intentional about recruiting, retaining, and developing young men toward a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. 
Major Responsibilities: 
·         Understand the organizational culture, the role of athletics within the NU community, and a willingness to consistently perpetuate and display the mission of NU through actions and words with athletes, coaches, university personnel and general public. 
·         Recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes that fit the mission and scope of NU 
·         Develop and maintain a competitive intercollegiate program 
·         Limit program attrition and maintain stable roster through retention of student-athletes 
·         Achieve enrollment management goals defined by the institution 
·         Monitor and support student-athlete academic progress 
·         Ensure that institutional/NAIA/NCCAA/SAC rules and regulations are followed, with no major violations 
·         Manage program budget as identified prior to the start of each academic year 
·         Manage team fundraising activities 
·         Oversee and support team involvement in community service 
·         Recruit, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches in accordance with NU guidelines 
·         Manage related program administrative duties, including but not limited to: compliance, equipment inventory, practice/game scheduling and requirements of related support service areas (i.e. SID, LAT, facilities and game management) 
·         Possible teaching assignment in curricular area of expertise 
·         Other duties as assigned by athletic director or institution 

Organizational Relationship
·         Reports directly to and is accountable to the athletic director 
·         Oversight of the Esports team

·         Candidate must be an openly committed Christian, living a Spirit-filled life.
·         Affirm the mission and distinctives of NU through lifestyle and program development.
·         Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree; priority given to Master’s degrees.
·         Possess coaching experience with Esports experience preferred.
·         Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, computer proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Employment is subject to an introductory period to monitor employee performance
  • Must be able to operate a licensed motor vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license or have access to reliable transportation. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record
  • Will be evaluated annually
Contact:  Human Resources at

Application Process:  Applications are available at Incomplete forms will not be accepted. Your resume may be included when submitting the application to the Human Resources Office.

Fair Labor Standards Act 
This position is exempt from overtime

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