Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach – Erskine College

Institution: Erskine College

Location: Due West, SC

Salary: $24,000

Job Description

Position Summary:
The program is seeking a multis, jumps, or distance specialty with a proven record of recruiting, organization, and implementation of multiple practices a day. The Assistant Coach is charged with assisting the Head Coach in the care and leadership and to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of the Head Coach in his or her absence. The coach is expected to follow all NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and College policies.

• To assist in coaching intercollegiate athletics in cross country and track
• To assist in preparing and controlling the team’s budget
• To assist in scheduling competitive contests after approval of the Director of Athletics
• To assist and play a lead role in the recruiting of prospective student-athletes
• To encourage and promote excellence in academics from student-athletes
• To assist in making all arrangements for home and away contests
• To assist in ordering and coordinating needed athletic equipment
• To organize and conduct practice sessions
• To follow the directions set forth by the Head Coach
• To counsel and advise team members
• To engage in public relations activities and promote the team
• To conduct the sport’s program within all NCAA, Conference Carolinas, and Erskine policies and guidelines

• Exercise exemplary Christian commitment and character at all times
• Display adequate knowledge and technical skills of the sport
• Assist in operating program within designated budget
• Field a team that finishes in the top half of Conference Carolinas
• Follow NCAA and Erskine Athletic Department procedures as outline in the NCAA Manual and the Erskine Athletic Staff Manual
• Assist in overseeing team academic performance, with team GPA consistent with general student body
• Assist in recruit roster with the minimum number of players outlined by the athletic director
• Require players to exhibit exemplary character both on and off the field
• Assist the Head Coach as he or she conducts on-campus summer camps and/or “Quality Events” to attract students to campus
• Display a positive, professional approach and support for the College and its athletic programs
• Other tasks set forth by Head Coach

Job Categories

Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field, NCAA Division II

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