Under the general supervision of the Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach, the Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Coach will be responsible for assisting with the operation and management of all aspects of the program, including but not limited to: scheduling, budgeting, recruiting, fundraising, practice and competition planning, student-athlete development, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, hosting camps, and community engagement. All work will be done in accordance with university, conference, and NCAA regulations.
Essential Knowledge and Abilities:
- Comprehensive knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations, preferably Division II, and commitment to the student-athlete concept and NCAA Life in the Balance.
- Considerable knowledge of and adherence to NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.
- Sufficient organization skills to direct the program academically, athletically, developmentally, financially, and socially.
- Ability to create a positive coach/student-athlete relationship, including balancing academics with athletics and creating a supportive environment to develop athletes in areas such as leadership, teamwork, maturity, and goal setting.
- Ability to have excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to exhibit professionalism at all times and an ability to be an exemplary representative of UW-Parkside.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships within a diverse academic environment.
- Assist with monitoring and proactively providing support toward academic success of student-athletes
- Commitment to operating all aspects of the program in compliance with NCAA rules and regulations.
- Assist in planning and execution of team travel.
- Collaborate with strength and conditioning coaches on a strength and conditioning program.
- Attend staff meetings, compliance education sessions, and development opportunities.
- Assist with budget management and revenue generation, including camps, and clinics.
- Represent the athletics department through collaboration with a variety of campus groups.
- Represent UW-Parkside as appropriate with the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) and the NCAA.