Assistant Track & Field Coach – Sacred Heart University

Institution: Sacred Heart University

Location: Fairfield, Ct.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY is seeking a full-time assistant coach for its combined men’s and women’s track and field program for the 2022-23 school year, and beyond.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS for this position include the ability to coach competitive intercollegiate athletes (and a desire to develop nationally competitive athletes) in the sprints, hurdles, long jump and triple jump. Applicants must have a demonstrated ability to coach these events. Competitive experience at the intercollegiate level or beyond, intercollegiate coaching experience, and a bachelor’s degree are preferred, but are not absolutely necessary. An advanced degree, and/or recruiting experience, and/or USATF/USTFCCCA coaching certification of any level are, of course, a plus.

DUTIES of this position will include planning and overseeing the day-to-day training and development of student-athletes in the above-mentioned events. Additional duties will be assigned by the head coach depending on the strengths and experiences of the successful candidate but will include recruiting qualified student-athletes for our sprints, hurdles and horizontal jumps event group.

COMPENSATION for this position will include a full-time, 12-month salary, and a generous benefits package.

SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY is a medium-sized, Catholic, liberal arts institution located in Fairfield, Connecticut, and is a NCAA Division 1 member of the Northeast Conference (NEC). We conduct a comprehensive, broad-based track and field/cross country program, and we currently have approximately 90 women and 65 men on our rosters.

INTERESTED PERSONS should respond by forwarding a cover letter, resume and list of references to:

Christian Morrison
Head Coach
Track & Field/Cross Country
Sacred Heart University
5151 Park Ave.
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
Fax: (203) 365-7696

POSTED: September 20, 2022 (Position is available immediately, and search will remain open until position is filled).

Job Categories

NCAA Division I, Full-Time, Assistant Coach, Track and Field, Sprints, Hurdles, Horizontal Jumps

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