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Intercollegiate Athletics: Assistant Men's Hockey Coach

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Coach
  • Job ID: #20926
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Intercollegiate Athletics: Assistant Men's Hockey Coach

POSITIONA full-time position is available in Intercollegiate Athletics beginning July 1, 2024.  The working title of this assignment is Assistant Men's Hockey Coach with an official title in the Coach title series.  The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Applicant Confidentiality:  Applicant names will be kept confidential throughout the application and interview process.  The identity of the successful candidate will only be released upon hire.


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. 
  • Demonstrated experience and success of all duties listed below.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Commitment to athletic excellence within an academic environment
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules.
  • Prior college coaching experience.


  • A master's degree. 
  • Demonstrated recruiting experience and success.



  • Assist the head coach in directing a highly successful program within the guidelines of the University, the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC), and NCAA Division III.
  • Assist in the recruitment and retention of qualified student athletes consistent with the academic standards of the University. Organize and implement highly effective recruit campus visits.
  • Assist with the care and inventory of equipment for the program.
  • Assist with the promotion of the sport with students, alumni, and members of the community.
  • Assist with promoting program revenue generation related to the program including fundraising.
  • Participate in department fundraising, camps and clinics and public relations events.
  • Lead all Blugold Hockey camps and clinics under the advisement of Head Coach.
  • Oversee social media platforms for men's hockey that promote the program.
  • Maximize the physical talent of the team through quality teaching and coaching, and the promotion of teamwork.
  • Monitor academic progress by student athletes involving grade reports, study skill development, and counseling.
  • Coordinate team travel and logistics, including vehicles, lodging, and meals.
  • Assist in the development of scouting reports and film analysis.
  • Assume other duties as agreed upon by the Head Coach and Athletics Director.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,000 students and 1,300 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 150,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant sports and recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Website: You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Assistant Men's Hockey Coach position (Job ID #20926) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Mat Loen, Head Men's Hockey Coach

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 14, 2024.  However, screening may continue until the position is filled. 

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer.