The Assistant Coach – Track & Field (Jumps) is responsible for assisting the head coach with the administration and organization of a successful athletic program that competes in the Centennial Conference at the NCAA Division III level.
Responsibilities Assist the Head Coach in the development of the jumping events (horizontal and vertical), and with all aspects of a successful sports program, including but not limited to:
-Planning and conducting practices for athletes competing in the jumping events; -Evaluation and recruitment of qualified prospective student-athletes in the jumping events in accordance with the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Ursinus College policies and procedures; -Ability to work weeknights (4:00-7:00) and weekends; Engage in regular consultation with athletic training personnel to maximize the safety and wellness of student-athletes; -Demonstrate concern for the overall welfare of student athletes at all times; -Engage in ethical decision-making and outstanding sportsmanship; -Execute all of these responsibilities in a manner that reflects an ongoing commitment to the excellence, integrity and success of the Track & Field program, of the Department of Athletics, and Ursinus College.
Bachelor’s degree required
Competing and/or coaching experience in jumping events at the collegiate level and USATF Level One certification preferred
Knowledge of rules and techniques of the sport
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and planning ability
Knowledge of NCAA Division III and Centennial Conference rules and regulations
About Ursinus College
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Ursinus College, located in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, participates at the NCAA Division III level and within the highly regarded Centennial Conference. The college proudly sponsors 25 NCAA DIII teams.