Assistant XC/Track & Field (Sprints or Throws Coach) – Brevard College

Institution: Brevard College

Location: Brevard, NC


Job Description

Reporting to the Head Men’s & Women’s Cross Country and Track & Field Coach, an assistant coach assists the head coach in all phases of a competitive NCAA Division III cross country and track & field programs in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the College, the Athletic Department, and the USA South Athletic Conference, including but not limited to, recruiting qualified student-athletes, organization of practice and games, scheduling, supervision of academic progress, public relations, and NCAA rules compliance.

This is a part-time position, with housing included for a female candidate plus five meals per week. Preference is given to those with experience coaching sprints or throws.

Medium work – exerts from 10-25 lbs of force often. Subject to inside and outside conditions, repetitive motors


  • Promotes the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletics program.
  • Demonstrates compliance with all policies, procedures and regulations established by the Athletics Department, the College, the NCAA and the USA South Conference.
  • Coaches either sprints or throws; in conjunction with the coaching staff, organize standard practices and develop individual players in those positions.
  • Assist with monitoring academic progress of student-athletes in the coach’s particular specialty, in connection with the Director for Compliance & Academic Services.
  • Assist with preparations, as assigned by the head coach, designing strategies & communicating with players in their specialty areas.
  • Assists with the recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume and references to Head Coach via email at

In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living environment, Brevard College conducts background investigations on all final candidates being considered for employment. Brevard College seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics. Brevard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A Bachelor’s degree is required. Desired qualifications include collegiate playing or coaching experience, demonstrated ability in skill instruction in sprints or throws, recruiting, practice and plan development, supervisory experience, general administrative skills, excellent communication and organizational skills, ability to serve as a mentor and leader, knowledge of NCAA legislation and a commitment to rules compliance. Proven integrity, leadership, and a thorough knowledge of collegiate cross country and track & field are required.

Job Categories

NCAA Division III, Assistant Coach, Cross Country, Track and Field, Sprints, Throws, Part-Time

How to Apply