Assistant Coach, Track & Field - Mens and Womens
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Posted Job Title
Assistant Coach, Track & Field - Men's and Women's Throws
Job Profile Title
Assistant Coach, Men and Women Track
Job Description Summary
The Assistant Coach, Men's and Women's Throws is responsible for
assisting the Director of Track & Field/Cross Country with all
aspects of program management. In addition to coaching, extensive
recruiting responsibilities, administrative duties, and planning
are involved with the position. Will work primarily with and
recruit the men's and women's thrower groups. Must possess the
ability to motivate prospective and current student-athletes.
Required to advise and act as role-model for current
student-athletes. The work is performed under general supervision
and reports to the Director of Track & Field/Cross
- Coach and teach sport specific skills and strategies to current
student athletes at practice and competition, including preparation
for said practice and competition. Educate team members on proper
training techniques, exercises and any sport specific needs.
Prepare and execute practice and competition plans. Provide
instruction and advice before, during and after competition in both
group and individual settings. Will work primarily with Men's &
Women's thrower groups.
- Consistently recruit national caliber athletes for enrollment
at the University through mail, phone, and in-person contact.
Identify and properly vet prospects of strong character, academic
ability, and athletic skill. Evaluate recruits at competition.
Organize and coordinate official and unofficial visits. Communicate
with athletic liaison to financial aid regarding top prospect
- Effectively work with staff members in the areas of compliance,
student development, external operations, facilities/operations,
equipment operations, internal operations, and athletic
development. Comply with all NCAA, Ivy League, University, and
divisional rules and policies. Assist in organizing team and coach
travel, compliance paperwork, and other administrative
- Serve as role-model and adviser for student-athletes in a
general capacity. Connect student athletes to necessary resources
within and outside of Penn Athletics as needed. Provide support
system to all student-athletes on the team.
- Assist the Director in building strong relationships with
alumni, fans, campus partners, and the broader community.
- A Bachelor's Degree and 2-3 years of experience or equivalent
combination of education and experience is required.
- Previous collegiate coaching experience in Track & Field
- The ability to motivate recruits, student-athletes, and alumni
to support the program enthusiastically.
- Working knowledge and compliance of NCAA/Ivy League policies
- Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and travel with
the team or when recruiting as required.
- Valid driver's license required.
Job Location - City, State
- A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for
this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to
upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.
Department / School
Division of Recreation & Intercollegiate Athletics
$37,220.00 - $75,000.00 Annual Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications,
experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the
requirements of the position, as well as internal and market
factors and grade profile.
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