Assistant Coach (Jumps) – Abilene Christian University

Institution: Abilene Christian University

Location: Abilene, Texas


Job Description

Abilene Christian University (NCAA Division 1, Western Athletic Conference) is seeking qualified applicants for coaching the Jumps – high jump, long jump, and triple jump – and assistance with the Multi Events, as well as help with operations, compliance, and program and meet management. The applicant will be responsible for coaching the jumpers and multi athletes in the jumps, planning of the jumps program (including weight room), recruiting potential student-athletes, daily practices, administrative tasks, meet management and travel duties, and other tasks assigned by the coaching staff and under the direction of the head coach. This is a full-time position.

A bachelor’s degree is preferred, as well as experience/interest in competing or coaching at the collegiate level with the horizontal or vertical jumps, or in the multi-event area. Applicants need to have a strong work ethic and good communication skills with student-athletes, recruits, fellow coaches, and administration; ability to work early mornings, evenings, and weekends with non-traditional hours; up-to-date drivers license and passing of a criminal background check; and familiarity with NCAA Division 1 rules and regulations. ACU is a Christian institution associated with the Churches of Christ, and the track program is intentional in our belief that honoring Christ in all we do is what makes us successful. A Christian faith background is strongly encouraged.

Interested candidates should contact head coach Jerrod Cook with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. You can contact head coach Jerrod Cook at This position will tentatively start August 16, 2022.

Job Categories

NCAA Division I, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps

How to Apply