Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Reporting to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will support the Men’s and Women’s Track and Cross Country program by performing the following duties:
Assists in team coaching, preparing team for competition, and individual student-athlete development.
Assists in monitoring academic, social, and personal development of the men’s and women’s track and cross country student-athletes.
Assists in identifying and recruiting academically and athletically talented student-athletes for the men’s and women’s track and cross country program.
Assists in the coordination of team and individual travel for the purpose of team competition and student-athlete recruitment. To include traveling with the team to away competitions.
Assists in promoting and developing the program by creating and maintaining effective relationships with alumni, donors, and community members.
Participates in events as a representative of the department and men’s and women’s track and cross country program.
Maintains knowledge and remains current regarding all appropriate Division I NCAA, Atlantic 10 Conference, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University compliance issues, policies, and procedures.
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Strong organizational, management, communications, and computer skills with attention to detail
Experience competing at in the NCAA or equivalent level
Experience coaching at the Division I level
Experience handling travel planning and management for fast paced environment (multiple teams traveling to multiple events at the same time)
Experience with managing on- and off-campus recruitment of prospective student-athletes incompliance with NCAA regulations
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As o...ne of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.