Head Baseball Coach

Start Date

July 2024

Listed On

June 26, 2024

Position Type




Job Summary

Responsible for all aspects in leading a competitive NAIA Men’s Baseball program and provide the necessary leadership and to plan, organize, and to carry out the objectives of the university athletic program.


  • Develop and execute recruitment and retention of quality student athletes including but not limited to off-campus evaluation, contacts, organization of on-campus visits, and tryouts
  • Build and sustain positive relationships with student-athletes, former players, faculty, alumni, staff, media, boosters, and the community.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to implement effective coaching theory, strategies, and techniques appropriate for college athletes.
  • Work effectively with student athletes of varying abilities, socio-economic, and cultural backgrounds to instill commitment, discipline, and teamwork
  • Responsible for inventory, selection and care of equipment and proper care of the school facilities including the Baseball field.
  • Manage the team budget and put together a competitive schedule in line with that budget.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, recruits, and administration.
  • Emphasize academic success and service to all team members.
  • Motivate and mentor collegiate student-athletes
  • Advise and instruct student-athletes on skill development.
  • Scouting of opponents and instructing team on the strategies that will be implemented.
  • Commit to all NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University Athletics Department policies and procedures. Advise student-athletes in their day-to-day activities.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with all athletic coaches and staff regarding facility use and condition.


  • Previous successful coaching experience and/or playing experience and recruiting at the collegiate level.
  • Ability to work various hours, including nights and weekends throughout the year for practice, games and recruiting.
  • Excellent written/oral communication, as well as demonstrate strong organizational skills.
  • Must be able to lift more than 25-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.

About Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU): OPSU is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is the first public Hispanic Serving Institution in Oklahoma. The university is a baccalaureate degree granting institution located in Goodwell, Oklahoma. Rooted in “Progress through Knowledge,” OPSU is committed to promoting excellence in the preparation of students for success in a global community. Our university achieved multiple rankings by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings: #3 Best Value Regional Colleges West; #8 Top Public Colleges for the Western Region; and #17 Best Regional Colleges West. U.S New and World Report also recognized OPSU as one of the top ten universities in Oklahoma, standing out of our affordable tuition rates.