Graduate Assistant Track & Field Coach – Wingate University

Institution: Wingate University

Location: Wingate, N.C.


Job Description

Reports to: Director – Cross Country / Track & Field

Job Purpose:
The GA will be responsible for assisting the head coach in all aspects of a competitive and successful NCAA Division II Track & Field program

Duties and responsibilities:
– Compliance with NCAA, SAC and Wingate Policies and Regulations
– Aid the Director in individualized and team instruction with emphasis on teaching all skills and strategies associated with the sport
– Assist with practice planning and implementation
– Student-Athlete development and evaluation
– Managing travel (booking hotels, vans, buses)
– Practice and competition preparation
– Recruit prospective student-athletes
– Help with fundraising and community service
– Provide academic support
– Other duties as assigned.

– Bachelor’s degree required
– Successful coaching and/or playing experience, preferably at the collegiate level
– Demonstrated expertise in Track & Field
– Ability to recruit student-athletes that will be successful in the classroom and on the field
– Ability to lead and motivate student-athletes
– Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
– Commitment to NCAA rules compliance and Wingate University’s mission are essential

Job Categories

NCAA Division II

How to Apply

Other Instructions
Application Procedure:
– Interested candidates must send via email; resume, and contact information for three references, to Matthew van Lierop at:
– Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.