Position Summary: The Head Coach will be under the direct supervision of the Athletic Director. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
•Direct, coordinate, and has general responsibility of the Women’s Track and Field Program within the purposes of the institution and regulations of the NAIA and AAC. •Disciples to team, holds regularly scheduled team bible studies, and fosters a team environment that encourages and supports spiritual growth. •Monitors academic progress of student-athletes and fosters a team environment that supports and encourages a high level of academic success. •Invests in the community and helps coordinate and supervise community service projects within the surrounding counties. •Actively recruits student-athletes according to TMU policy and meets yearly recruiting goals. •Ensures that the Women’s Track and Field Program is conducted within the vision and mission of the institution. •Advises the Athletic Director on all matters related to the conduct and oversight of the Women’s Track and Field Program. •Recommends the scheduling of all contests under the guidelines provided by budgetary restrictions, program scope and athletic guidelines, rules, and regulations. All schedule proposals are under the supervision of the Athletic Director and in cooperation with all other scheduled activities of the university. •Within the fiscal limits of the appropriate budget, is responsible for ordering and maintaining uniforms, equipment, and supplies for the Women’s Track and Field program. •Oversees the development and implementation of, and is responsible for, the Women’s Track and Field budget. •Works with the Athletic Director and the Facilities Director in facilities and equipment improvement projects. •Meets with the Athletic Director on a regular basis to be informed of issues and policies that will affect the Women’s Track and Field Program. •Maintains the personal conduct, appearance and discipline of team members and coaches that is appropriate for intercollegiate athletics teams and appropriate to reflect positively on the purpose of the department and the Christian mission of the college. •Maintains financial and scholarship records of current budgetary status as determined by the Athletic Director. •The Head Women’s Track and Field Coach will be responsible for supervising any assistant coaches and student workers assigned to the program. •Performs other duties as assigned by the athletic director.
-- This coach will focus primarily on coaching sprints, jumps, and hurdle events.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledgeable in all aspects of track and field events, Computer proficient, Able to meet/exceed recruiting goals, Able to maintain and work within a budget, Able to recruit and develop players, Able to coordinate and schedule proficient training sessions.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s required, Master’s preferred. Collegiate playing/coaching experience preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years coaching at the collegiate level is preferred, but not required.
Internal Number: 2
About Truett McConnell University
Truett McConnell University is a private Christian liberal arts and sciences university, operated under the auspices of the Baptist Convention of the State of Georgia and controlled by a Board of Trustees elected by the Convention. Currently offering 18 intercollegiate sports, TMU participates in the Appalachian Athletic Conference in the NAIA.