Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country Coach – Texas A&M University–Commerce

Institution: Texas A&M University–Commerce

Location: Commerce, Texas

Salary: Commensurate

Job Description

The Assistant Cross Country Coach is responsible for assisting with the management, coaching, and oversight of all phases of the program.

• Ensures adherence to all rules and regulations of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Conference, and the NCAA.
• Assists with player development, training, study table, etc.
• Assists with student-athlete admission/retention concerns.
• Assists in coordinating team travel.
• Assists with camp organization and clinic administration.
• Assists with recruiting activities. Assists in recruiting and public relations with high school and community college transfer athletes upon taking and passing the NCAA Recruiting Test.
• Participates in practice and weight room sessions.
• Assists with maintaining a clean and safe facility for student-athlete use.
• Drives University or rental vehicle for team travel and recruiting.
• Participates in University and public speaking appearances and gatherings. Assists with all athletic events as determined by Athletic Administration and Track and Field Head Coach.
• Assists with communication with Sports Medicine for return-to-play situations.

• Education: Bachelor’s degree.
• Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Two (2) years of track and field experience. Prior cross country and distance experience. Demonstrated knowledge of track and field terminology and skill level. Self-motivated and team-oriented. Excellent interpersonal skills. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Ability to accumulate, organize, decipher and interpret recruiting notes. Ability to travel and work evenings and weekends.
• Licensing/Professional Certifications: Valid driver’s license.
• Physical Requirements: None
• Other Requirements: None

Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules. Five (5) years of track and field experience. USATF Level 1 certification.

Job Categories

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

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