Assist the Head Coach in all aspects of running an NCAA Division III Track & Field program by teaching and coaching student athletes, recruiting highly selective high school athletes, developing and implementing competition strategies, and leading practices. A preferred emphasis on a background working with the jumping events
Writing and implementation of track & field workouts. Preferred background in the jumping events.
Foster a positive and competitive environment.
Recruiting of qualified student athletes.
Comply with institutional, University Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Assist in meet management of home meets.
Assist with cross country as needed.
Excellent communication skills.
Familiarity with NCAA rules and Division III philosophy required.
Excellent verbal and written communication required.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and assignments concurrently required.
Minimum of two years of significant and relevant playing or teaching/coaching experience in Track and Field at the professional, collegiate, or high school level required.
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Internal Number: JR02070
About University of Chicago
At the University of Chicago, the philosophy of the intercollegiate athletic program directly supports the College's commitment to excellence.
Intercollegiate athletics are considered a component of a liberal education, complementary to its central academic mission. A diverse, challenging athletic program supplements the rigorous academic curriculum. The lessons learned through athletic endeavors represent an invaluable part of the nonacademic aspects of a balanced education.
The primary focus of the intercollegiate athletic program is the student athlete.
The goal is a positive educational experience. Participation in the intercollegiate athletic program should enhance an individual's personal, educational, and social development. Achieving this goal is based on a commitment to excellence.
The Department maintains an environment that supports the student athletes' commitment to achieving their full potential. The arena in which this occurs is the competitive environment. The preparation for, and participation in, intercollegiate athletic competition creates a focal point for learning and provides valuable feedback on the progress of development.