(Savannah, GA) - Savannah College of Art & Design Seeks Full-time Fencing Coach

One of the Southeast's premier art schools, the Savannah College of Art and Design is seeking a full-time fencing coach to establish and develop an intercollegiate program at the school's Savannah campus. Located just under 4 hours from Atlanta, this former capital serves as one of Georgia's coastal gems and a tourism destination for the state. 

Notable graduates from SCAD work across creative industries in fields like fashion, animation and advertising, working for companies from Amazon to Apple. As the school grows and looks to expand its athletic programs, it's seeking a dynamic and creative candidate that can help build a truly compelling fencing program from the ground up. 

Responsibilities (from job posting):

In this role, you will maintain the reputation of both teams by teaching, coaching and providing skill advancement opportunities to team members. You will instruct student-athletes in strategies and techniques to prepare them for athletic competitions and analyze performance, as well as manage the teams’ budget and fundraising efforts.

As head coach, you will identify and recruit eligible student-athletes by engaging with current and prospective students. Through successful relations within the university community, you will preserve the positive opinion of SCAD athletics and SCAD fencing among students, faculty and other staff members.

Qualifications (from job posting):

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Minimum of two years related experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to student development

Application Instructions (from job posting):


Contact Information (from job posting):

Megan Alpaugh
Senior Staff Recruiter
Savannah College of Art and Design