Utah State University, NCAA Division 1 member of the Mountain West Conference, invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Coach. Primary responsibility for, but not limited to, coaching and recruiting both genders in the sprints, hurdles, and multi events. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the head track and field coach based on the selected applicant’s skill-sets. Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will assist the current coaches in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to, event coaching (Sprints, Hurdles, Multis), recruiting, retention, academic monitoring, home-meet management, travel, and other duties as assigned by the head coach. The ideal candidate for this position will have coaching experience or experience competing at the Division 1 level in the sprints/hurdle or multi events. This position shall have a strong working knowledge and understanding of all NCAA rules and regulations regarding compliance issues. The assistant coach will demonstrate an understanding and commitment to athletics programs at NCAA Division I level, have a commitment to the academic mission of Utah State University, a commitment to the academic success of the student-athletes, serve as a positive role model for student-athletes on and off the court, work well with students, faculty, staff, and community.
Bachelor's degree required
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Must pass the NCAA recruiting test upon hiring or have already passed it for the upcoming year
Exceptional interpersonal abilities, including encouragement and motivational skills
Division 1A experience
About Utah State University
Since its founding in 1888, Utah State University has evolved from a small, agricultural college to one that is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space and life enhancement. As Utah’s land-grant and space-grant institution, the university has 850 faculty who provide education for more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students, including 10,000 in its continuing education sites located throughout the state of Utah.
Located in the city of Logan in northern Utah’s Cache Valley, Utah State is 80 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. The surrounding area, including ski resorts, lakes, rivers and mountains, makes Utah State one of the finest recreational environments in the nation. Beyond Logan Canyon and just another four hours north is Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park.
The mission of Utah State University is to be one of the nation’s premier student-centered land-grant and space-grant universities by fostering the principle that academics come first, by cultivating diversity of thought and culture, and by serving the public through learning, discovery and engagement.