Athletics and Coaching
- American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ACSM was founded in 1954 by a small group of physical educators and physicians who recognized that health problems were associated with certain lifestyle choices, especially smoking and lack of exercise. ACSM advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
- College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) CoSIDA is comprised of sports public relations, media relations and communications/information professionals throughout all levels of collegiate athletics in the U.S. and Canada. The organization seeks to advance the standards, image and role of the sports public relations profession within the collegiate athletics community, to provide members with professional development opportunities through initial and continuing education programs, and advance the organization’s profile and image on the national, regional and campus levels.
- Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) seeks to initiate and provide intercollegiate athletics opportunities for student-athletes while promoting and developing leadership and excellence. Established in 1938, the ECAC is the nation's largest athletic conference, ranging from Maine to Georgia and westerly to Illinois.
- Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA) Since 1955, the members of ECAC-SIDA have been instrumental in shaping the course of athletic communications efforts on the local, regional and national levels. The online Jobs Center allows members a forum to post job openings free of charge while also providing a fresh listing of available job opportunities for students, interns and others as they pursue the next step in their professional careers.
- National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) NACDA serves as the professional association for those in the field of intercollegiate athletics administration. It provides educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking, the exchange of information, and advocacy on behalf of the profession. NACDA's Athletics Employment Opportunities is a member benefit.
- National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA) The National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators is an organization dedicated to providing educational programs, professional and personal development opportunities, information exchange, and support services to enhance college athletics and to promote the growth, leadership, and success of women as athletics administrators, professional staff, coaches, and student-athletes.
- National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) The purpose of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is to promote the education and development of students through intercollegiate athletic participation. The NAIA offers several career opportunities, both with member institutions and their national offices.
- National Association of Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE) NAKPEHE is an organization for professionals in higher education. Its purpose is to foster leadership in teaching, administration, policy, preparation for the professions and scholarship. This mission is facilitated through interdisciplinary ideas, concepts and initiatives related to the role of kinesiology and physical education, while valuing diverse social, cultural and personal perspectives.
- National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) NATA is a professional membership association for certified athletic trainers and others who support the athletic training profession. The vision of NATA is that athletic trainers will be globally recognized as vital practitioners in the delivery and advancement of health care. NATA's mission is to represent, engage and foster the continued growth and development of the athletic training profession and athletic trainers as unique health care providers.
- National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) The NCCAA was incorporated to provide a Christian-based organization that functions uniquely as a national and international agency for the promotion of outreach and ministry, and for the maintenance, enhancement, and promotion of intercollegiate athletic competition with a Christian perspective. The NCCAA game plan includes: dedicated and caring leadership, national competition, international outreach and ministry through athletic teams, discipleship programs and materials for student-athletes and coaches, and conferences on current key issues.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a voluntary US organization which helps to set administrative policies for colleges and universities on athletic matters at the national level. Their employment site links to job opportunities at the high schools, colleges, universities, and athletic conferences.
- National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is the governing body of intercollegiate athletics for two-year colleges. The mission of this corporation is to foster a national program of athletic participation in an environment that supports equitable opportunities consistent with the educational objectives of member colleges.
- Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) The Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC is the parent organization for 36 community colleges in the states of Washington and Oregon. The NWAC has a variety of administrative responsibilities including conference tournament management, eligibility, publications, rule enforcement and sports information.
- The National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A) The National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics is a diverse educational, service and professional non-profit organization. N4A members are academic support and student services personnel who are committed to enhancing the opportunities for academic, athletic and personal success for collegiate student-athletes.
- United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) USCAA is a national governing body that provides quality intercollegiate athletic competition on a national level. It exists to provide small colleges the opportunity to complete against like institutions in size and resource for National Championships and student-athlete recognition.
Most recent job openings in Athletics and Coaching from HigherEdJobs:
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Athletics and Coaching (Posted 03/19/18)
La Salle University
Secretary and Administrative Assistants (Posted 03/19/18)
Public Relations, Marketing, and Communications (Posted 03/19/18)
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
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