ASSISTANT CROSS COUNTY/TRACK AND FIELD COACH
Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and member of the HCAC, seeks an individual to serve as assistant coach for the men's and women's track and field and cross country programs. The individual will provide organization and leadership for all phases of these programs and responsibilities will include recruiting, meet preparation, practice organization, fund raising, mentoring of student-athletes, managing the programs' social media accounts, and developing annual service/engagement projects for student-athletes. The successful candidate must be able to establish positive relationships and effectively interact with a variety of individuals including alumni, parents, and recruits.
A bachelor's degree, previous collegiate coaching and recruiting experience, and a valid unrestricted driver's license are required. A master's degree, USATF or USTFCCCA coaching education certification, and ability to coach multi-events preferred. A working knowledge of recruiting databases and websites such as Frontrush and NSCA is desirable. This position requires some evening and weekend work combined with business hours and some recruiting travel.
Applications for this full-time, 10-month August-May position are being accepted and reviewed immediately. Send letter of application for employment, complete resume, and the names and contact information of four professional references electronically to [email protected] .