The College of Wooster is seeking an Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach. The assistant coach will support the head coach in the coaching duties of the NCAA D-III Cross Country and Track and Field programs, and specifically in the areas of throws or jumps and/or hurdles and sprints. The assistant coach will also participate in all aspects of recruitment, training of student-athletes, and the total organization and administration of the program, as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist in planning, development, and direction of all team training and conditioning activities at a level that will improve the Cross Country / Track and Field program's position of competitive leadership in the North Coast Athletic Conference and the NCAA Division III, specifically focusing in the areas of throws or jumps and/or hurdles and sprints.
- Assist in developing a recruitment strategy for prospective student athletes, informing prospects of academic programs, talent evaluations, coordinating mailings, telephone calls and text messages, and email exchanges.
- Work effectively with the office of admissions to meet recruitment goals.
- Assist in administrative operations including budget management, coordinating team travel, room reservations, and meals, and ordering equipment and supplies.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university.
- One to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; knowledge and understanding of the sport.
- Experience in the areas of throws or jumps and/or hurdles and sprints is strongly preferred.
The College of Wooster does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, political affiliation, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin (including ancestry), citizenship status, disability, age, marital status, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy, or by state, local, or federal law.