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Texas A&M University Kingsville
  • Position Number: 3165171
  • Location: Kingsville, TX
  • Position Type: Athletics/Coaching

Job Title
Assistant Track & Field Coach

Texas A&M University - Kingsville


Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Kingsville, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Assistant Track & Field Coach assists the Head Track & Field Coach in directing all activities of Men's and Women's Track and Field and Cross Country programs within NCAA, LSC, TAMUK and TAMUS policies, guidelines and procedures. The Assistant Track & Field Coach is responsible for maintaining high academic standards to support the academic development and graduation of student-athletes while focused on student-athlete welfare.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting in successfully directing the Men's and Women's Track & Field and Cross Country programs to compete for LSC and NCAA II championships
  • Assisting in the recruitment of student-athletes and maintaining a culture of personal accountability in student-athlete academic performance and conduct
  • Assisting in the planning and direction of all practices, travel, and meet activities including: the organization of officials, scorekeepers, statisticians, media, lodging, meals, and travel.
  • Assisting, as delegated by the Head Track & Field Coach, in preparing and managing the administrative functions of the Track & Field and Cross Country programs
  • Assisting in community engagement and donor relations by promoting the football program within the priorities of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
  • Successfully recruit, retain, develop, and graduate high-performing Track & Field student-athletes
  • Assisting with the preparation, organization, design, and implementation of effective practice plans, off-season programs, scouting reports and recruiting systems
  • Effective and timely preparation and management of administrative functions related to the Track & Field and Cross Country programs
  • Effective community engagement, donor and public relations
  • Consistent compliance with the NCAA II, Lone Star Conference, and TAMUK policies, rules and regulations
  • Managing equipment orders and distribution

The above represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Education – Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Experience – Two (2) years college coaching and recruiting experience or two (2) years of high school and college coaching experience

Preferred Qualifications
Prior track and field participation at the NCAA level; Prior coaching experience in coaching distance events and Cross Country; Experience with recruiting at the NCAA level preferred; USATF Level 2 certification; Must be able to travel for extended period of time for athletic contests and recruiting activities.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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