Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Centre College invites qualified applicants for the three full-time positions of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Cross Country / Track and Field Coaches (Throws / Distance / Jumps).
Reporting to the Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field / Cross Country Coach, these positions assist with various aspects of building nationally-competitive men’s and women’s track and field, and cross country programs, including but not limited to: identifying and recruiting successful student-athletes, skill development during practices and meets, monitoring student-athlete academic progress, building a positive and cohesive team culture, scouting, and other duties as assigned. Additional secondary duty to be determined.
This position requires compliance with all NCAA, SAA, and Centre College rules and regulations and to and mindful of the College’s core values of diversity and inclusion.
Poised for success, the track and field program has won five individual NCAA titles in since 2018. With groundbreaking this summer on the $50 million Initiative for Wellness and Athletics Excellence (IWAE) project, Centre Athletics is constructing an indoor fieldhouse with 200-meter track, as well as a new eight-lane outdoor facility.
Bachelor’s degree required. Previous experience as a collegiate student-athlete or coach. A commitment to the Division III philosophy; knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules; and a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations are essential. Additional qualifications include communication skills that allow for the ability to teach, motivate, and counsel student-athletes effectively as well as being self-motivated, positive, energetic, eager to teach, and a willingness to travel. Ability to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department is essential.