Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track Coach – Pacific University

Institution: Pacific University

Location: Forest Grove, Ore.

Salary:


Job Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Track & Field Coach is full-time responsible for assisting the Head Coach in the overall administration of the Track & Field program, recruiting and working directly with sprints, hurdles, relays, jumps, and/or combined-events.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Responsible for assisting in practice preparation, competition coaching, and the experience of a diverse student-athlete population
• Assists with recruiting quality Cross Country/Track & Field student-athletes to the University
• Follows purchasing and spending guidelines as set by the University and athletic department
• Assists with completing all travel arrangements as required
• Assists with all aspects of practice preparation and competition coaching
• Assists with planning and scheduling a regular program of practice in-season
• Assists with all aspects of hosting and managing home meets
• Responsible for the general upkeep and protection of equipment under the jurisdiction of the program
• Follows all NCAA, NWC and Pacific University rules and regulations which pertain to the Track & Field program
• Cooperates with Sports Medicine to ensure that athletes receive quality care, prevention and treatment of injuries
• Attends all Pacific Athletic Department coaches’ meetings and represents Pacific at all NWC Cross Country/Track & Field coaches’ meetings
• Functions as a team player within the department and shares the vision for the future of the department as outlined by the athletics strategic plan
• Assists the Cross Country Head Coach as needed.

COACHING RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Coach individual participants in sprints, hurdles, relays, jumps and/or combined-events
• Assists the Head Coach in monitoring student’s academic progress
• Coaches individual participants in the skills necessary for excellent achievement in the sport
• Exercises good judgment in projecting positive coaching behavior. Leads by example in promoting a “class image” for the program
• Encourages good sportsmanship and fosters desirable athlete/coach relationships
• Does not allow athletes to participate until they are cleared for eligibility by the University

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

Other duties within the Athletic Department will be assigned to this position. Responsibilities which may be included, but are not limited to: Game Management duties, Sports Information, Building Supervision and/or other related duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor’s Degree is required; Master’s Degree is preferred. A significant and successful record as an assistant coach in the sport of Track & Field. The successful candidate should possess strong leadership and communication skills along with the ability to recruit high quality and diverse student-athletes. The candidate must be committed to the mission of a private liberal arts University and an understanding of how the sport of track & field and athletics in general fit into this environment. Salary will commensurate with experience.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Assistant Coach, Full-Time, Sprints, Hurdles, Vertical Jumps, Horizontal Jumps


How to Apply

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