Assistant Track & Field Coach
Basic Functions: Assist Head Track & Field Coach with the daily operation of the track & field program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Serve as event coach for the jumps and hurdles. Perform additional coaching or administrative assignment and teach for the department as requested.
Essential Job Functions: Assist the Head Track & Field Coach with the daily operation of the track & field program and the recruitment of student-athletes. Serve as event coach for high jump, long jump, triple jump, and hurdle events. Monitor preparation of athletic facilities for practices and meets, develop and apply team rules and assist the head coach with team selection, meets and practices. Assist with administrative duties such as scheduling, making team travel arrangements, home meet management, monitoring academic progress of students, supervising student workers, working with the equipment staff on the distribution and maintenance of athletic equipment and providing the Sports Information Office with appropriate information for publications and press releases. Identify and contact prospective students, arrange campus visits, develop printed recruiting materials and assist the Admissions Office with special events. Abide by University, NCAC and NCAA rules and regulations. Teach courses for the department as needed. Participate actively in the university community. Serve on appropriate university and department committees. Perform coaching, administrative, or other duties for the department as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree. Collegiate competition experience in the jumps and/or hurdles. Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to teach physical education courses and relate well to students, fellow department members and other colleagues.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience coaching the jumps and hurdles on the collegiate level. Successful and proven experience in recruiting student athletes. A Master's degree. NSCA Strength and Conditioning Certification. USTFCCCA Track & Field Technical Certification. Experience working with individuals of diverse backgrounds and experiences. Demonstrate an understanding of and/or experience in a residential, liberal arts college environment.