The Adaptive Track and Field Head Coach will provide leadership and oversight for the Adaptive Track and Field program. Develop and implement strategy, structure, and initiatives related to the adaptive track and field program. Analyze, compare, review and evaluate program activities and outcomes. This role will lead all coaching and athlete development for the Adaptive Track and Field program.
- Work with the Assistant Director and Program Manager to create, implement, and assess the strategic plan for UM Adaptive Sports & Fitness, specifically focusing on Adaptive Track and Field.
- Develop, deliver, and provide learning opportunities for students and the University community.
- Support the Assistant Director to identify, establish, and steward donor, sponsorship, and partnership opportunities that support the growth of Adaptive Track and Field.
- Manage relationships with existing partners internally and externally to support the growth of Adaptive Track and Field (Existing ASF stakeholders include, but are not limited to - Department of Family Medicine, Procurement Services, Recreational Sports, Athletics, Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, RGK, Underground Printing, Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, National Wheelchair Basketball Association, United States Tennis Association, Therapeutic Riding, INC.
- Manage the procurement of equipment, apparel, goods, and services for the Adaptive Track and Field program.
- Work with athletics to support program activities; including managing facility rental agreements for Adaptive Track and Field.
- A Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field.
- At least 2 years experience in coaching track and field.
- Current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and AED or ability to obtain within six months of hire.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.