Assistant Track and Field Coach (Throws/Jumps/Multis) – Western Colorado University

Institution: Western Colorado University

Location: Gunnison, Colo.

Salary: $31,000 plus full benefit package

Job Description

Western Colorado University’s Department of Athletics seeks a full-time Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach/Coordinator of Athletics Facilities. This is a full-time, twelve-month position with a salary of $31,000 including a full benefit package.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities of the position include, 50% assisting the Head Track & Field Coach with implementation of a comprehensive and competitive NCAA DII Track & Field Program and 50% as the Coordinator of Athletics Facilities and Events. This includes, but is not limited to, recruiting, training development, practice implementation, meet management, travel planning, fundraising, and student-athlete management. The Assistant Coach position is targeted towards the development and management of speed and power events on the track. The ideal candidate will have collegiate coaching experience in the throws, jumps and/or multi-events. Candidate must have the ability to work independently as needed, while being committed to the mission and development of Western Track & Field and adhering to Western, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and NCAA regulations.

Position also fulfills the position of Coordinator of Athletics Facilities. This includes, but is not limited to, athletic facilities scheduling, transportation scheduling, concessions management, events management and other assigned duties by the Director of Athletics in coordination with Associate Athletics Director of Operations and Facilities.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred. One year of collegiate Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach coaching experience and a valid driver’s license is required. Candidates should have a USATF Level 1, USTFCCCA Track & Field Technical Certification, or equivalent. Must be willing to become NCAA DII recruiting certified and have current certification or ability to obtain certification in First Aid / CPR / AED.

To Apply: Interested applicants should visit and use our online application. Required attachments to your online application include a cover letter addressed to Head Coach Lindsey Grasmick, resume, and three professional references.

Questions may be directed to Head Coach Lindsey Grasmick at

Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. Application review will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is as soon as possible after hire.

Western is a residential, public university with an enrollment of 3,400 students who come from across Colorado and all fifty states. Western is a member of the NCAA Division II, competing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC); some 370 student athletes participate in our 14 sponsored sports teams. Our faculty and staff members share a strong commitment to personalized education with the liberal arts as its core. They are student-oriented, energetic, and engaged in the campus and community. The curriculum provides flexibility where experiential learning and interdisciplinary approaches are valued. Western supports diversity, equity, and inclusivity of all types including ability (physical, mental), social class, racial/ethnic, linguistic, religion, sexual orientation, age, experience, gender, and cultural. Please see our diversity statement, and our DEII Committee charge. The University is located in Gunnison, Colorado, a rural community 200 miles southwest of Denver. At an elevation of 7,700 feet in the southern Rocky Mountains, the Gunnison Valley provides exceptional year-round outdoor recreational opportunities. Professionals have chosen Western because of the quality of life combined with rewarding careers. Visit to learn more about the university.

Western Colorado University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus.

Job Categories

NCAA Division II, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps, Throws

How to Apply

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