The Assistant Cross Country Coach instructs and coaches teams and individuals in the fundamentals of cross country running, sportsmanship, and teamwork.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
- Previous track and/or cross country coaching experience preferred.
- Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check.
- Knowledge of coaching strategies and the ability to modify or adapt coaching techniques and methodologies.
- Knowledge of state policies, statutes, and procedures on education and coaching, and on regulations of Nebraska.
- Ability to deliver instruction in an effective and efficient manner.
- Ability to maintain a high level of professional competence.
- Ability to demonstrate a commitment to the use of a behavioral approach to motivate student learning.
- Ability to demonstrate concern and respect for individual students.
- Assists with planning and scheduling of a regular program of activity in season in accordance with district and organizational policies and NSAA regulations as applicable.
- Instructs players on sport rules, strategies, and performance principles; coaches players to achieve a high level of skill and an appreciation for the values and discipline of sportsmanship.
- Participates in evaluating athlete strengths and weaknesses, designing and developing training methodologies to address strengths and weaknesses, and preparing players for competition.
- Assists in planning and conducting practice sessions and physical conditioning programs to maximize performance and minimize injuries.
- Provides training direction and motivation to prepare athletes for competitive events and games.
- Trains players on utilization of equipment and monitors to ensure safe and proper use.
- Maintains complete and accurate records as required.
- May utilize a Boys Town vehicle to transport students as needed.
This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.