Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Responsible for the development and management of a Division I program in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University, Sun Belt Conference and the NCAA.
As the Director of Track & Field/Cross Country, this position will be responsible for overseeing the men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field program in areas of coaching technical and tactical aspects of the game, student-athlete recruitment and retention, organization and administration. The director also manages a budget and oversees assistant coaches.
Bachelor’s Degree required
Must possess excellent oral, and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills
4-6 years of collegiate coaching experience
Demonstrated ability to produce and lead a championship level track and field program
Evidence of successful recruitment and retention of student-athletes
Knowledge of Track and Field rules and NCAA Division I rules and regulations
NCAA Division I head or assistant coaching experience
About Appalachian State University
Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwestern North Carolina, Appalachian State University has built a national reputation for providing outstanding academics. With a student/faculty ratio of 17:1 and an average class size of 25, faculty members are able to take a personal interest in student progress, often becoming mentors, advisers, and friends - even tennis partners. That can only happen in a close-knit community.Nestled at the base of Howard's Knob, the university is located in downtown Boone, NC (year-round pop. 15,000), a small town which thrives as one of the Southeast's premier tourism and outdoor recreation destinations. The nearby Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest provide a beautiful natural setting with unlimited possibilities for outdoor adventure.Appalachian is a public institution and part of The University of North Carolina System.