Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Reporting to the Director of Men’s and Women’s Track/Cross Country, the Volunteer Assistant Coach recruits, retains, supervises, and coach’s student-athletes, under the guidelines of Georgetown, the BIG EAST Conference and NCAA. Carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission. Follows all institutional, conference and NCAA rules and regulations to insure compliance. With general policy guidance from the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach will make decisions to successfully achieve department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policies and goals.
Viable candidates will assist full-time coaching staff during practices and assist with on-campus recruiting and other administrative tasks as assigned. Will recommend or determine which prospective student-athletes the team should focus its time and resources to recruit, and contact and recruit such prospects. Additional duties include the monitoring of student-athlete academic performance; conducting, advising, and counseling student-athletes regarding performance and conduct; identifying and addressing student-athlete welfare issues; and, representing the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs.
Bachelor’s degree required
Experience as a collegiate athlete and/or coach preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably at the Division 1 level.
Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of intercollegiate Track & Field – Primary focus on sprints, hurdles & jumps
Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
Independently manage specific areas of sprint, jumping, and field events
Supervise strength training programs and other fitness/health training programs
Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques
Ability to create a database for all prospects, recruiting software database experience preferred
Ability to be a countable recruiting coach if Head Coach deems appropriate/necessary
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
Ability to effectively relate to diverse constituents including students, student-athletes, faculty and general public
Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
Valid driver’s license with good driving record; must be insurable
Proficient in computer use and relevant Microsoft applications
Available weekends and evenings; travel to meets required
Background check completed as a condition of employment with Georgetown University
Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should include a cover letter, resume and a list of three professional references.
Send applications to Julie Culley, Director of M/W Track & Field and Cross Country – email@example.com
About Georgetown University
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