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Assistant Coach, Track & Field

Salve Regina University
Newport, RI

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Athletics
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Category:: Education
Department:: Athletics, PT Coaches
Locations:: Newport, RI
Posted:: May 7, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time
Position ID:: 175494

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University competes as a Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC). The University sponsors 20 intercollegiate sports for men and women in addition to club and intramural teams, and a variety of recreational opportunities. Seahawk Student-Athletes distinguish themselves in the classroom as well as on the field. 50% of our student-athletes have consistently attained a GPA of 3.4 or higher over the last 6 semesters.

Job Description:


To assist the Head Coach, Track & Field, in all aspects of the tennis program to include recruiting, scouting, coaching, and teaching of skills and game strategies of the sport, such as sprints, jumps, and throws as directed.


  • Primary duty is teaching, coaching, and mentoring student-athletes under Head Coach, Track & Field direction.
  • Assist the Head Coach, Track & Field in the scouting, recruiting and retention processes as directed.
  • Coaching responsibilities in practice and meet situations as determined by the Head Coach, Track & Field.
  • Assist the Head Coach with fundraising and Alumni relation responsibilities.
  • Administrative duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Track & Field.
  • Must adhere to all NCAA/NEWMAC/Salve Regina University rules and regulations.
  • In particular, all coaches and athletics personnel are charged with being knowledgeable and assuring and monitoring compliance by all student- athletes, staff and assistant coaches with applicable governing constitutions, by-laws, rules, policies, interpretations and regulations of the NCAA, the University and appropriate athletics conference. Staff members shall immediately advise the Compliance Office if there is reason to believe that violations have occurred or will occur and shall cooperate fully in any investigation of possible NCAA or Conference violations.


  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach, Track & Field or the Director of Athletics.
  • Attend all departmental meetings as required, and all Admissions Open Houses when necessary.


  • Valid driver's license in good standing.
  • Current CPR, AED, and First-Aid Certifications.


Incumbent is subject to both inside and outside work and could encounter extreme weather conditions.



  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • The successful candidate will possess highly developed communication and organizational skills, efficiency in computer usage and a high degree of self-motivation and dedication to all aspects of the intercollegiate program.
  • Must promote and foster an environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must embrace diversity in all forms by actively promoting a culture of inclusiveness and striving for justice in your actions as a reflection of Salve's mission and the Critical Concerns of the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Ability to work effectively in the environment of an academically demanding institution and abide by all NCAA Division III, New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference, and Salve Regina University policies.
  • Knowledge and experience with, or ability to learn the technology applications (ie. Film breakdown, exchange) applicable to the position.


  • A minimum of one to three years of collegiate track & field coaching experience is preferred.
  • A strong foundation of the rules of track & field as a player or coach and a full appreciation and understanding of NCAA rules and regulations is preferred.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity in employment and education to all employees, students and applicants. No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against or harassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state law, in the administration of Salve Regina's employment policies, education policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other University administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, it does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educational programs or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to making its programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliant with all applicable non-discrimination laws.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.


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