Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Head Men’s Hockey Coach is a full-time, twelve-month limited term appointment. This position is responsible for all facets of planning, organizing, and leading a highly competitive NCAA Division III Men’s Ice Hockey program through the recruitment of quality student-athletes and successful coaching of those individuals.


Minimum / Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 3 years of collegiate coaching experience
  • Recruiting experience

Highly Desired

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience in managing a sport budget
  • Experience in fundraising
  • Outstanding organizational/operational skills
  • Demonstrate familiarity with national trends and best practices related to diversity, inclusivity, and undergraduate retention programs and practices


  • Organize, supervise, coordinate, and evaluate practice sessions with proper attention to player’s physical and mental well-being.
  • Recruit ample numbers of quality student-athletes and retain them.
  • Delegate authority and provide guidance to assistant coaches.
  • Prepare athletes to demonstrate university-level performance during competitive events.
  • Provide supervision and care of supplies and equipment.
  • Serve as building supervisor while at the Fanetti Community Center to ensure safety of student-athletes
  • Promote athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.
  • Strengthen reputation within conference and athletic affiliation through competitive record and professional leadership.
  • Research and implement new findings for refining skills and coaching techniques.
  • Be personally on-site at athletic practices and events.
  • Assume appropriate responsibility for assistant coaches.
  • Follow rules of the NCAA, WIAC, men’s ice hockey, and UW-Stout.
  • Manage sport budget.
  • Be an active and productive fundraiser in accordance with a long-range program plan.
  • Develop good working relationships with alumni, boosters, etc.
  • Provide leadership within sports program in accordance with department, division, and university policy.
  • Maintain positive community relationships.
  • Maintain rapport with high school and juniors hockey programs.
  • Schedule non-conference contests.
  • This position is a mandated reporter under the Jeanne Clery Act as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
  • Other duties may be assigned


UW-Stout is an NCAA Division III institution that sponsors 18 varsity sports and competes in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Association (WIAC).


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 50 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Average student enrollment is 9,000.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

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Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

At time of hire, a successful applicant will be required to submit official transcripts.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.1279.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by Sunday, April 12, 2020. Will accept applications until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

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If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

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The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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