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Part Time Sprints Coach

Lasell University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 15, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Athletics
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Part Time Sprints Coach

Job Summary

Lasell University invites applications for the part-time position of a Sprints Coach. Lasell University is a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) and the NCAA Division III offering 17 varsity sports (8 for men and 9 for women). Lasell University's 50-acre campus is located in Newton, MA, a community located ten miles west of Boston. The co-educational institution, offering professionally oriented baccalaureate and master's degree programs, has an enrollment of 1600 full-time undergraduate students.

The Assistant Coach will join the Head Coach in the Department of Athletics. The Athletic Department is housed in the Division of Enrollment Management.

  • Experience coaching and/or running sprints
  • At least 1 year experience coaching at the high school or collegiate level OR 4 years' experience running at the collegiate level
  • Coaching certifications are a plus
  • Hurdles and/or Jumps experience is a plus, but not required

Athletic Department Expectations:

  • Assist head coach in all regularly scheduled practices.
  • Assist head coach in supervising team at all contests.
  • Defer to head coach in all cases of discipline or authority.

NCAA Rules and Regulations:
  • Know and adhere to NCAA rules regarding eligibility and recruiting.
  • Report to the Director of Athletics any NCAA violations.
  • Adhere to the Division III philosophy in all aspects of coaching and recruiting.

  • Adhere to all NCAA Division III recruiting rules.
  • Assist head coach in actively recruiting academically talented student-athletes.

Team Travel:
  • Assist in coordinating travel plans, i.e. meals, lodging, departure times.

Specific Duties:
  • Coach the sprints group, starting in the 2023-2024 season
  • Attend 3 practices/week and all meets
  • Indoor season (late Oct - early March) track workouts are held 7-9am, M/Tu/F
  • Outdoor season (mid-March - early May) track workouts are held 5-7pm, M/Tu/F
  • Most meets fall on a Saturday, with a few on a Sunday
  • Plan, program and lead the workouts
  • Along with Head Coach, create a periodization plan for the group
  • Assist Head Coach in any other needed coaching duties

  • Stipend pay, disbursed in increments throughout semester
  • Stipend to be negotiated based on experience

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.

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