Assistant/Associate Head Coach for Women's Track and Field
Location: Platteville, Wisconsin
Required Education: Masters
Coaching - Track & Field
Internal Number: 497738
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is currently seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Head Women's Track and Field Coach/HHP Lecturer. The openings are full-time ongoing positions offering excellent fringe benefits-medical, dental, paid leave, and participation in the top ranked Wisconsin Retirement System. Starting salary ranges from $38,000-$44,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Duties include, but are not limited to coaching, recruiting qualified student athletes in the sprint events including use of recruiting software, fundraising, meet management, camp operations, developing community support for the program, social media, monitoring academic progress of student-athletes and other duties as assigned by the Head Coach/Athletic Director.
Administration and Operations
Assist Director of Track and Field/Head Coach in the organization, management, and coaching of the university’s Women’s Track and Field team in conjunction with other departmental responsibilities. Assist in the administration of the track and field program; including assisting with daily practices, college meet management responsibilities, and high school meet management responsibilities. During summer months, attend weekly planning meetings with Head, Associate, and Assistant Coaches to determine fall planning and recruitment efforts and maintain open lines of communication with the Athletic Director, Head Coach, and Cross Country programs. Social Media management. Transformational Experience
Provide an overall positive educational environment for our student-athletes conducive to learning, athletic development, social growth, and preparation for life beyond college. Actively support student-athlete engagement with the Pioneer Student Athlete Advisory Committee. In conjunction with the athletic tutoring and advising program, oversee the total academic progress of the Women’s Track and Field team. Create an environment of inclusion for individuals of all race, gender, religious affiliation, and sexual orientation within your own sport as well as the entire Athletic Department and University. Recruiting
Identify and visit with student-athletes throughout the Tri-State area (as well as nationally) in high schools, camps, and on-campus visits. Serve as leader to the planning of a recruitment strategy to attract top level, Division III prospects including setting up campus visits, assisting student-athletes with the application process, and implementation of campus resources. During the summer months meet weekly with the recruiting coordinators for track and field and cross country to maintain forward progress on recruitment goals year round. Compliance
Responsible for the development, safety, and conduct of the team. Maintain a thorough, up-to-date knowledge of NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and conduct the unit within those regulations. Follow all NCAA, WIAC, and institutional policies and conduct program within those regulations. Competitive Excellence
Compete at the highest level of competition within the WIAC and National level. Meet annual recruitment minimums as set forth by the Athletic Director Revenue Generation/Alumni Engagement. Engage with UW-Platteville Alumni and communicate with the Assistant AD for Development to coordinate all alumni and fundraising events. Additional Duties
Additional duties as assigned by the department.
Master's degree in a Health or Human Performance related field
Minimum two (2) years coaching experience on the collegiate level or high school level
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of computer applications for recruiting (Front Rush) and video exchange and breakdown (Hudl)
Strong organizational skills
Prior social media experience
Prior fundraising experience
Demonstrated recruiting ability
Ability to manage multiple tasks
Ability to work weekends & evenings and also to travel