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Assistant Women's Track and Field Coach|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Head Cross Country & Women's Track & Field Coach|
general supervision the Assistant Women’s Track & Field Coach will assist
the head coach in developing student athletes academically and athletically for
the outdoor track and field program, and contribute to the educational mission
of the University by offering direction and instruction in the area of track
& field. Candidates should have a strong knowledge/background within the
hurdling events as the position will entail working predominantly with this
group; knowledge/experience of the jumping events is a plus. Candidates should
be comfortable working within a collaborative and dynamic environment.
- Contribute to the educational mission of the
University by coordinating the instruction of student-athletes in the area of
cross country training and competition.
- Recruit student athletes for the outdoor
track and field program.
- Provide academic support for student
- Provide motivation, counseling and
supervision for student athletes.
- Be able to develop and instruct methods and strategies to coach student athletes in the hurdling or jumping events.
- Posses the appropriate knowledge and ability to oversee and implement sprint workouts as assigned by the Head Coach.
- Operate the program under the rules and
regulations of the university, the NCAA and the MAAC; understanding that a
coach can be suspended for a period of time without pay or terminated if found
to involved in significant or repetitive violations of NCAA regulations.
Perform other duties as assigned.
80% Provide teaching and instruction for the development of hurdling and sprint athletes on the track & field team;
10% Provide guidance and advice to
5% Recruit potential
5% Perform supportive and/or administrative duties as assigned for the cross country and track and field programs.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
of NCAA rules and regulations.
knowledge of hurdles OR jumps;.expertise in sprint events required.
to work evenings, weekends and holidays when necessary.
to receive telephone calls, respond to inquiries and communicate with others by
to travel when necessary.
of recruiting techniques and ability to effectively use them.
to handle various office machines including but not limited to: computer
keyboard, computer software applications, calculator, copy machine and fax.
of academic eligibility rules.
to drive a personal or university vehicle for the purpose of university
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard,
computer software applications, and calculator, involve extensive wrist and
hand movements. All individuals are
required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of
injury to themselves or others.
degree or high school diploma with high level amateur or professional playing
and/or coaching experience required.
- At least one
year of experience coaching track and field at the high school, college or
higher competitive experience preferred.
- USATF Level
1 certification preferred, but not mandatory if the candidate possesses commensurate
high-level athletic experience and demonstrates advanced knowledge of the
Must pass NCAA recruiting test within 30 days of hire.
- A valid New
York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and
insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor
vehicle. The successful candidate must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada.
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