Head Men's and Women's Cross Country and Track & Field Coach
The Catholic University of America
June 21, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Job Description: Manage all aspects of Catholic’s Division III men’s and women’s cross country and track & field (indoor and outdoor) programs, including coaching and instruction, supervision of assistant coaches, student-athlete recruitment, season-specific operations, travel, and programmatic budget management.
Principle Responsibilities: -Coaching, Training, Instruction: Perform as a professional educator and role model to enable individual students to develop as student-athletes and to work together as a successful, competitive intercollegiate team. Provide practice and meet planning, implementation and assessment including but not limited to management of schedules, athletic participation and support services, facilities, marketing, and promotion in close collaboration with other colleagues and service providers. -Recruitment: Lead the effective recruitment of student-athletes who demonstrate the potential to be successful academically and athletically by competing in the cross country and track and field programs. -Academic Oversight: Mentor/monitor the academic success of student-athletes. -Budget Planning & Fiscal Management: Provide sound business and financial management in areas including but not limited to expenses, operating budgets, procurement of goods, services and equipment.-Compliance/Certification: Ensure compliance with national, local, university, NCAA, and Landmark Conference laws, regulations, standards and codes. -Supervision: Recruit, supervise, train and evaluate assistant coaching staff. -Special Events: Provide support for large departmental events (i.e., specific varsity contests, senior student-athlete celebration, others). -Facilities: Assist with facility supervision as appropriate.
Job Requirements: -Bachelor's Degree -Proven success coaching on the collegiate level. -USATF Level 1 (Level 2 preferred) and USTFCCCA certifications. -Proficiency in computer software applications: word, excel, office, etc. -Possession of a current and valid U.S. driver’s license appropriate to the type of university vehicle and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record.
About The Catholic University of America
The Athletic Department supports the academic mission of the University by providing programs and services to enable students to engage in physical activities as an integral part of the overall educational experience. Opportunities for participation are provided at the intercollegiate, club, recreational and leisure program levels. CU is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, Landmark Conference, and NEWMAC (football only). As a member of NCAA Division III, the University places the highest priority on the overall quality of the educational experience and the successful completion of the academic programs by student athletes. The Athletic Department seeks to provide programs and leadership to enable CU to be a model NCAA Division III institution in academic and athletic excellence.