Head Men's & Women's Track & Field Coach

La Verne
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of La Verne

Head Men's & Women's Track & Field Coach

Job Description Summary:
To plan, organize, direct and evaluate all phases of competitive intercollegiate Men's and Women's Track & Field programs; other duties as assign by Director of Athletics. To understand the role of Division III athletics in the educational process and recruit quality student-athletes which will reflect and represent the quality of the University of La Verne.

Specific Duties:

Responsible for coaching; recruiting qualified student-athletes; planning, organizing, conducting and supervising regular practice sessions and contests. Annual recruitment goal of 10-15 student athletes for each program respectively.

Responsible for monitoring of and accountable for overall budget administration for Men’s and Women’s Track & Field programs.

Maintain and update the inventory of equipment, uniforms and materials needed to successfully operate a Men’s and Women’s Track & Field programs.

Develop the contest schedule and coordinate all team travel arrangements for the Men’s and Women’s Track & Field programs.

Mentor, assign responsibilities to and supervise all work for assistant coach(es) and graduate mentee(s).

Mentor, counsel and monitor academic progress of student-athletes in the Men’s and Women’s Track & Field programs.

Responsible for compliance of NCAA, SCIAC, and University of La Verne rules and regulations.

Develop and maintain positive alumni and community relations in a professional and positive manner.

Responsible for fundraising as necessary to supplement the funding of a competitive intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Track & Field programs.

Assist Athletics Department with fundraising endeavors.

Interact with all other college constituencies in a professional and positive manner.

Perform other duties, summer duties, special projects and other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

It is further agreed, that your assignment as a Head Coach may be terminated by the Director of Athletics following a determination that you have failed to comply with the terms and conditions of your employment, or have not performed your assigned duties in a satisfactory manner, and that the compensation which shall then be deemed to be earned by you, pursuant to this contract, shall be on a pro-rata basis. If you are found in violation of NCAA regulations you will be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in the provisions of the NCAA enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repetitive violations. (Bylaw 11.2.1)

Minimum Qualifications:

The ideal candidate should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven recruiting skills and must have a commitment to academic success and student-athlete well being.

This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with a strong preference given to those with a Master’s degree. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years previous college coaching experience with demonstrated success and/or at the highest level nationally and/or internationally coaching or playing experience. First Aid and CPR Certifications are desired.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s Degree
Red Cross CPR/First Aid and AED

Location: La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions:
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: http://laverne.edu

The University of La Verne is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employment or employees on any basis prohibited by state and federal law. University of La Verne hires and promotes individuals based on their qualifications and is consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, disability, medical condition a or sexual orientation


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