Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota seeks to fill the assistant men’s and women’s cross country/track and field coaching position. This role will serve as an assistant to both the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs with an emphasis on cross country and distance events in track and field. This position will coordinate the day-to-day operations of men’s and women’s cross country, recruit qualified student-athletes, and perform practice planning and competition coaching for men’s and women’s cross country and distance track and field. This is a full-time, 10-month position and will assist with all facets of cross country and track and field, including: *Work within the University mission to provide a competitive, unique, and memorable collegiate athletic experience for student-athletes * Coordinate and manage the day-to-day operations of the men’s and women’s cross country programs *Plan and implement practices for cross country and distance track and field for competitive success of student-athletes and teams *Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes within the scope of MIAC, NCAA, and university guidelines, with an emphasis on cross country and distance track and field student-athletes * Monitor team and individual academic success and degree completion *Maintain a program compliant with NCAA, MIAC, and University rules and guidelines *Build, develop, and maintain contacts and relations with athletic alumni *Fundraise for the program in conjunction with university, department, MIAC, NCAA guidelines *Assist with all necessary administrative responsibilities for the program *Assist with budget management *Other related duties incidental to the work described herein or assigned by the Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach, Director of Athletics, Associate Director of Athletics, and/or Vice President for Mission and Student Life.
Have the ability to train student-athletes for competitive success and well-being. Be able to work independently on multiple projects without prompting. Be forward-thinking and have effective problem-solving skills. Be able to interact with a large range of personalities and value sets. Have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues, students, recruits and other stakeholders. Conduct oneself according to NCAA Division III and MIAC rules and regulations. Be able to travel. Work evenings and weekends.
About Saint Mary's University of MN
Saint Mary's University of MN is located in Winona, MN. The university is affiliated with the NCAA Div. III and competes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC). The athletic department offers 21 sports (10 men's and 11 women's).