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Asst. Track and Field/XC - Sprints and Jumps

Husson University
Bangor, Maine
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The Assistant Track and Field and Cross Country coach will assist the Head Cross Country and Track and Field coach with instructing students in the areas of sports fundamentals, sportsmanship, and leadership, film, scouting, recruiting, academic and conduct monitoring, and strength and conditioning. This is a full-time 11 month position within the athletics department.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
  • Coaching responsibilities as assigned by the head coach, to include; instructing students on sport fundamentals, setting goals, setting clear expectations, and providing feedback to students
  • Assist in the organization, preparation, and coaching of the Husson Cross Country and Track and Field Team to include:
      • attendance at all practices and meets
      • recruiting and scouting off-campus
      • attendance at cross country pre-season camp

  • Implement the basic principles and policies of the athletic governing bodies (NCAA / NEIcAA /NAC) and Husson University
  • Assist in monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes to ensure they are meeting academic course requirements and providing guidance and instruction to students to ensure success. Use of Dropout Detective.
  • Assist in monitoring the conduct of the student-athletes and teaching athletes to work together
  • Assist with recruiting to include: on-campus tours, phone calls and off-campus viewing. Organize overnight visits, get team hosts, and communicate with admissions.
  • Responsibility to meet on a daily basis with the head coach concerning all areas of instruction, training, scrimmages, meets, and recruiting activities
  • Assist with all aspect of meet prep (hotels, meals, busses, travel rosters, Direct Athletics).
  • Maintain Track and Field records.
  • Directly responsible to the head coach for all related assignments concerning the Cross Country and Track and Field programs (fundraising, team volunteer activities, Spring Break, transportation, etc.).
  • Other areas of responsibility as possibly assigned by Athletics Department (examples: compliance, strength and conditioning, facilities management, sports information, etc.)
Education: B.A. or B.S. degree required Experience: Proven experience in competing or coaching at the high school or intercollegiate level. Coaching licenses, certifications, and badges preferred. Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Working knowledge of coaching sprints and jumps. The ability to work recruiting software, and the ability to create film sessions with both individual members of the team and the full team. Working knowledge of Direct Athletics. Must also possess the skills to function well in a variety of support roles that interact positively with the administration, faculty, coaching staff, student-athletes and other on-campus and off-campus communities.



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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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