Assistant Coach XC/TF – SUNY Oneonta

Institution: SUNY Oneonta

Location: Oneonta, NY

Salary: 9,300

Job Description


The Department of Athletics at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Assistant Coach for Cross Country and Track & Field. All event specialties will be considered. Expectations include developing exemplary scholar-athletes who strive for competitive excellence, academic achievement, and a commitment to service.

Duties include but not limited to: coaching various event groups of a XCTF program, recruiting, public relations efforts, team travel arrangements, fund-raising efforts, practice preparation, game preparation, monitoring academic progress, and coordinating team community service activities. Position includes evenings and weekends.

Required qualifications: bachelor’s degree and appropriate college coaching and/or playing experience, CPR/First Aid certification.
Preferred: USATF or USTFCCCA certifications, S&C certification, and experience working with and serving diverse populations.

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SUNY Oneonta is a comprehensive, public, liberal arts and sciences institution. The vision of the College is to be recognized as a leader in challenging and empowering students to identify and achieve ambitious goals by ensuring a quality and affordable education emphasizing ethical, critical, and creative thinking for our graduates to succeed in a diverse and changing world. The College sits at #9 on the 2016 list of “Top Public Regional Universities” in the North published by U.S. News & World Report, and is ranked #175 in the Northeast on the Forbes magazine list of “America’s Top Colleges.” SUNY Oneonta received INSIGHT magazine’s Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2014, accepted an invitation to join the Colleges of Distinction in 2015, and has been included in the Princeton Review’s “Guide to Green Colleges” every year since the Guide’s inception in 2010. SUNY Oneonta is a member of the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC), one of the oldest small college conferences in the nation. The College sponsors 21 Division III varsity sports with 23 full-time coaches and support staff including three certified athletic trainers. The Department offers a competitive athletic program that embraces the NCAA Division III philosophy and allows individuals to develop to their fullest potential through superior coaching, teaching, guidance, and support. Oneonta’s athletic program is recognized for integrity, honesty, and caring in academic, athletic and community pursuits, and is a program dedicated to the equitable, efficient, and responsible use of its resources. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit or

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Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Part-Time, Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field, Sprints, Hurdles, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps, Throws, Distance

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