Assistant Cross Country Coach – University of California San Diego

Institution: University of California San Diego

Location: La Jolla, Calif.

Salary: $24,000

Job Description

Contract salary: $24,000
Posting deadline: 6/24/2020


The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Cross Country and Track Coach. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.

UC San Diego Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence, sponsors 23 varsity sports, and is reclassifying to NCAA Division I as a member of the Big West Conference. Triton Athletics consistently ranks as one of the most successful athletic programs, ranking among the top 7 nationally in the Learfield Director’s Cup on 13 different occasions and has finished second overall three times.

The Assistant Coach must have a commitment to the mission of the UC San Diego distance program, to maximize the athletic, interpersonal, and academic potential of our scholar-athletes by helping them to leave the comfort of previous experiences in the pursuit of new areas of growth, while being mindful of their impact on those around them, in order to become the optimal version of themselves.

The applicant will assist the Head Cross Country Coach in all of the following: recruiting prospective scholar-athletes, organizing and conducting practices, scouting opponents, designing training programs, utilizing social media platforms, and organizing competitive, social, and fundraising events. They will also assist with administrative responsibilities, including scheduling, budgeting, inventory, the coordination of team, professional & recruit travel, and team equipment purchases.

The applicant should have successful recruiting experience with student-athletes that are at a high-academic and high-athletic level and have the ability to evaluate the skills, abilities, character and potential of prospective student-athletes to be successful within the athletics program and at UC San Diego. The incumbent is responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Big West and UC San Diego rules and regulations.

Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.

~ Work schedule will be arranged with Head Coach, but often includes evenings, weekends and holidays.

~ A complete application will include an online application, resume and cover letter.

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