FERRUM COLLEGE Head Cheerleading Coach (seasonal position)


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Head Cheerleading Coach (seasonal position)

Ferrum College, an NCAA Division III institution located in Ferrum, Virginia, is looking for a motivated, energetic and passionate individual to be our next Head Cheerleading Coach. This is a seasonal position and the review of applications will begin immediately.

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Head Cheerleading Coach will evaluate, recruit, coach and mentor qualified student-athletes that will be a part of our cheerleading program. The successful candidate will oversee the organization of all team practices, events and budgets. This individual will put together a comprehensive recruitment plan for the program and will ensure a culture of compliance within all NCAA Division III and Ferrum College rules and regulations, and ensure all coaches and student-athletes comply with same.


• Evaluate, recruit, coach and mentor qualified student-athletes.

• Oversee all aspects of the cheerleading program operations, including, but not limited to, the development and management of all team practices, recruitment, academic monitoring, budgets and the supervision of any volunteer and student assistant coaching staff.

• Develop and execute a comprehensive recruitment plan for the cheerleading program, ensuring a robust and competitive roster from the local, regional and national landscape.

• Ensure a culture of compliance around all NCAA Division III and Ferrum College rules and regulations and ensure all coaching staff members and student-athletes do the same.

• Travel locally and regionally for selected events and post-season football and/or basketball contests.

• Oversee student-athlete academic progress, be available for consultation/support for student-athletes and direct student-athletes to the appropriate academic professionals to ensure academic success.

• Select and purchase all equipment necessary to ensure a safe environment.

• Work closely with Sports Information Director to develop a media plan and be available for interviews and speaking engagements to internal and external constituents.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversight of any volunteer and/or student assistant coaches.


A bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years coaching experience at the collegiate, club or high school level is required. A master’s degree and collegiate participation and coaching experience is preferred.

Current and valid driver’s license required.

Other Preferences:
The candidate must be able to work independently and have the ability to work occasionally on evenings and weekends throughout the year to accomplish the tasks necessary for success in this field. The successful candidate must be committed to working and teaching within an environment that embraces the development of students around their education, cultural diversity, mental health awareness and NCAA and ODAC compliance.

To apply for this position:
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, and application to Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088, or e-mail to resumes@ferrum.edu. The College will begin accepting applications for this position immediately, and look to fill the position as soon as possible. A background check will be required of the successful candidate.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Listing ID: 12562309f960e696

March 15, 2022 10:15 am

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