Assistant Coach (Throws or Jumps/Hurdles) – Adrian College

Institution: Adrian College

Location: Adrian, Mich.

Salary: Stipend, Housing, Meal Plan, Health Insurance

Job Description

Position Title: Track & Field Assistant Coach – Throws OR Hurdles/Jumps Coach
Purpose of Position: Assist the Cross Country/Track & Field Head Coach with all aspects of coaching
Classification: Athletics Department – Assistant Coach
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
Supervision Received: General supervision; reports to Cross Country/Track & Field Head Coach
Supervision Exercised: May coordinate activities of student employees
Work Schedule: Full-time; 11-month position; some evening and weekend work is required; up to 50% travel
FLSA Classification: Exempt

Example of Duties:
This position involves frequent verbal, written, and email correspondence with students, parents, faculty and staff. The successful candidate will:

• Recruit prospective student athletes
• Assist the Head Coach with all aspects of coaching, program and team management, planning and executing practices
• Coordinate the operations of a collegiate cross country/track and field program
• Assist with off-season, in-season training, strength and conditioning programs
• Adhere to all NCAA Division III and MIAA rules and regulations.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Collegiate-level track & field experience in the throwing events or the hurdles and jumps events
• Must be able to perform duties within the normal bounds of an office environment as well as work in a variety of weather conditions, and sit and stand for long periods of time.
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Includes Stipend ($10,000), housing, on campus meal plan, health insurance

Desired Qualifications:
Previous collegiate coaching experience in Throws events or Hurdles/Jumps and knowledge of Adrian College policies and procedures is preferred. The successful candidate will be a self-starter who is able to work independently, has excellent organization and communication skills (orally and in writing) and will be someone who is able to interpret, apply and comply with all NCAA and MIAA rules and regulations. Desire to pursue a coaching career is also preferred.

Adrian College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and women and minorities are encouraged to apply. If offered a position, finalist must furnish proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. within three (3) days of commencing employment.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Brian Thill (

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Vertical Jumps, Horizontal Jumps, Throws

How to Apply