Assistant Coach (Track & Field/Cross Country) (Job Id: 44300)

Updated: 4 months ago

Job ID: 44300

Location: undefined

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Sport Administration or a related field
  • Three (3) years of track & field/cross country coaching experience; may include collegiate, professional, or club coaching experience
  • Effective interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, including both oral and written
  • High-level commitment toward program, department, & university needs
  • Proficient knowledge and commitment to NCAA, ACC, and University rules and regulations
  • Ability to collaborate with support staff in pursuit of optimum performance & academic success
  • Ability and willingness to work non-standard workweek including nights, weekends, and travel as required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong history of recruiting & coaching Division I All-Conference performers and Division I Indoor & Outdoor NCAA Championship participants in jump events
  • 5+ years Division I coaching experience overseeing jump events
Position Description

The Assistant Track & Field/Cross Country Coach has the primary function of assisting the Head Track & Field/Cross Country Coach with the programmatic oversight and recruiting coordination of jump events for the University of Louisville Track & Field/Cross Country program. This will include all recruiting, training, competition, and welfare relating to the student-athletes on a daily basis. This position will report to the Head Track & Field/Cross Country Coach.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, & implement all components of jump events
  • Provide event-specific instruction including techniques, conditioning, and competitive tactics
  • Successfully identify and recruit talented student-athletes into the program who are able to become strong athletic, academic, and community representatives of the University of Louisville
  • Set up, implement, and tear down event specific practice sessions
  • Serve as the team Academic Liaison
  • Manage the assigned group TMP and Cara log  
  • Promote an atmosphere of compliance within the program through strict adherence to NCAA, ACC and university rules and regulations through monitoring of program activities, active involvement and commitment to continuous rules education, timely submission of compliance-related documents, and immediate reporting of any knowledge of potential rules violation involving self or others
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach or Director of Athletics

The Athletic Department is committed to creating equitable and inclusive campus environments that accelerate the success of the full range of our students and employees. We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, research agendas, and services to effectively meet the needs and exceed the expectations of the increasingly diverse student populations we admit and hope to serve.

The Athletic Department encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

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