| Under general direction of the Track and Field and Cross Country Head Coach, assist with the responsibilities of the Division III Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country program is in accordance and compliance with NCAA, WIAC, and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point policies and regulations. The primary responsibility of this position is teaching and instructing student-athletes in the rules and fundamentals of the sport. Additional responsibilities include: recruiting, fundraising, public relations, travel, equipment acquisitions, summer camps and clinics and other duties as assigned. |
55% Coaching and Instruction Provide instruction to student-athletes on the rules and fundamentals of Track and Field and Cross Country
Plan and direct the development of student-athletes in relation to general and specific skills necessary for successful competition
Assist in maximizing player and team performances by identifying individual and team strengths and weaknesses; instruct utilizing strengths and weaknesses
Assist in planning, organizing, and executing in-season programs (skills, strength & conditioning, etc.) independently or in consultation with assistant coach(es)
Instruct student-athletes and student-employees in the principles and rules of the sport, WIAC, NCAA, and University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point policies and regulations
30% Administration of Track and Field and Cross Country Program
Adhere to all rules, regulations, and guidelines of the NCAA, WIAC, and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Ensure the appropriate safety precautions are taken by all personnel involved with the program; adhere to all athletic training measures for the safety and welfare of students and staff.
Assist in maintaining departmental budget including reconciling expenses, submitting Travel Expense Reports (TERs), and fundraising
Assist the Head Coach in the development of game schedules in accordance with guidelines and calendars of the university and regulatory bodies; maintain awareness and understanding of academic schedules and pertinent game regulations. Reserve athletic facilities for games, practices, and special events
Assist the Sports Information Director (SID) by providing information to ensure all necessary statistical, student-athlete and staff information is current. Promptly inform the SID of changes in schedules, rosters and/or personnel
Provide Athletic Trainer(s)/Coordinator(s) with support, updated practices schedules and information necessary for them to care, prevent and rehabilitate student-athletes
Assist the Equipment Manger as requested in all matters pertaining to selection, ordering and returning of equipment, supplies and materials
Assist in developing support to promote the program, through public relations, camps, clinics, booster clubs, and departmental involvement
10% Recruiting Support the development and preserve a competitive program through the recruitment of quality and diverse student-athletes
Contribute in recruiting activities within guidelines set by the NCAA, WIAC and university.
Assist in the development and maintenance of recruiting records and logs
5% Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attend job-related clinics and conferences
Seek and maintain regular continuing education and involvement, including professional organizations and educational activities
Serve on department and university committees as requested
Assist with the development of outreach activities which support and enhance the athletics program, individual sport, and university
NCAA Responsibility: You agree to abide by and be legally bound by the applicable rules and regulations of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the NCAA, and all affiliated conferences of which the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a member. Violation of these rules shall make you subject to disciplinary action, including dismissal.