Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Belmont University’s Department of Athletics is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Cross Country/Track & Field Coach. Under the supervision of the Director of Cross Country/Track & Field, the successful candidate will assist with the overall coordination of the university’s NCAA Division 1 Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field program, with an emphasis in either distance/middle distance or jumps. Duties include but are not limited to: assisting the Director in organizing, preparing, and conducting team practices and training; recruiting student-athletes; planning official/unofficial visits; coordinating team travel; managing team apparel orders; overseeing social media outlets; organizing special team events; coordinating team communication regarding practices, meetings, special events, etc.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in women’s distance/middle distance events and/or jumps. Additional requirements include: strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community; demonstrated competitive coaching skills in area of sporting specialty; strong organization and administrative skills; ability to foster a cooperative environment; knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, primarily Word and Excel; knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules; understanding of academic rigors of a student-athlete and ability to mentor students as they work toward graduation. The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.
How to apply: Interested applicants must submit an online application, including a cover letter, resume, and references, at the following link:
Belmont University is ranked No. 6 in the Regional Universities South category and named nationally as “Most Innovative” by US News & World Report. Founded in 1890 and located in Nashville, the University consists of more than 7,700 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.