Assistant Track and Field Coach –

Institution: Virginia Military Institute

Location: Lexington, Va.


Job Description

Virginia Military Institute is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Track and Field Coach specializing in horizontal (long and triple jump) as well as vertical jumps (high jump and pole vault) for both men and women teams. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the recruitment of prospective student-athletes, coaching and skill instruction. This position reports directly to the Director of Track & Field/Cross Country.

Having a proven ability to lead, develop, counsel, and advise student-athletes to enable outstanding performances on and off the track is highly regarded. Work schedule must be flexible, and will vary due to team practice, competitions, and recruiting.


Demonstrated ability, experience and knowledge, to manage programs with strict compliance to all Institute, Southern Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
Effectiveness in recruiting and representing VMI and the track and field program.
Commitment to operating within human resource expectations of VMI.
Work cooperatively with the sports medicine staff, strength and conditioning personnel and other departmental team members for the advancement of the programs.
Support the VMI system and represent the Institute with integrity and professionalism.
Additional duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics, as consistent with the position and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree
USATF Level 2 certification in jumps or USTFCCCA Specialist Certification Course in jumps.
Absolute commitment to NCAA rules and regulations and support of VMI and its mission.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, 12-month employment with benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Candidates must apply on-line at: ­­­­

Please include resume, cover letter of application, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Criminal Background Check required for finalist.

All VMI employees are required to complete a COVID-19 Vaccination Status Form upon hire, per Governor Northam’s Executive Directive #18. The Human Resources Office will supply the form.

VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal education and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

Job Categories

NCAA Division I, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Horizontal Jumps, Vertical Jumps

How to Apply

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