Assistant Coach – Cross Country/Track & Field – The University of Tulsa

Institution: The University of Tulsa

Location: Tulsa, OK


Job Description:

The Assistant Track & Field Coach will support the Director of Cross Country/Track & Field in overseeing all aspects of the men’s and women’s cross country and track & field (indoor and outdoor) programs in accordance with NCAA, American Athletic Conference, and University rules and regulations. This position will primarily work with the women’s cross country and track & field team, specializing in 800-meter thru the 10,000-meter events.

– Assist the head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices and trainings with emphasis on the women’s 800-meter thru the 10,000-meter events
– Serve as a positive role model for student-athletes
– Assist the Head Coach, as directed, in the recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA rules and university standards
– Assist, as appropriate, in planning and arranging team travel; may coordinate personnel and equipment transportation and accommodations
– Assist, as appropriate, in scheduling of team meets
– Establish a productive, well-rounded environment which stresses the importance of academics in conjunction with athletics
– Establish a professional relationship with students, staff, alumni and the general public in an effort to promote the university and its athletics program
– Work closely with the sports medicine, academic and student services, and athletic performance staffs to monitor the progress of student-athletes
– Support the student-athlete concept and demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and welfare of each student-athlete
– Work cooperatively and responsibly with other departmental personnel
– Other duties as assigned by the Director of Cross Country/Track & Field

Bachelor’s degree; 1-2 years of experience coaching cross country/track & field (preferably at the Division I level); demonstrated successful experience coaching 800-meter thru the 10,000-meter events and/or competitive experience in the aforementioned distances

Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references online at The review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tulsa seeks to recruit and retain talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Tulsa is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply. The University does not discriminate on the basis of personal status or group characteristic including, but not limited to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, ancestry, or marital status.

The University of Tulsa is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Job Categories:

NCAA Division I, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field, Distance

How to Apply:

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