I like to keep an eye on the US college job market to see how things are going and who’s moving where. See the job listings page for some of the sites I monitor.
In scanning through a job listing for an NCAA Division I assistant coaching position I noticed something curious. This particular one had the following as part of the job criteria:
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years’ volleyball coaching experience or High School diploma/equivalent and 9 years’ volleyball coaching experience
This surprised me. I can’t recall ever seeing something like it before. A college degree is considered equivalent to six years of coaching experience? Wow! How much is a Master’s degree worth? I’ve got one of them. And how about a PhD? Got one of them too. 🙂
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