Assistant Track & Field/Cross Country - Throws Coach AND Jumps Coach
June 12, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Coaching, Coaching - Cross Country, Coaching - Track & Field
4 Year Degree
Two full-time positions available - 1) Throws Coach and 2) Jump Coach, both are a 12-month position with benefits that will have the responsibility of assisting the Head Coach in all aspects of the program and adhering to all College, GMAC and NCAA regulations. The ability to recruit competitive student athletes to a highly rigorous academic environment is required. These positions will have specific responsibilities for the training, instruction, and management of the jumping events for the Jump Coach and throwing for Throws Coach.
Plan and execute event specific training regimens appropriate to each athlete.
Instruct athletes in jumping/throwing or other field events to include proper techniques.
Carry out practice and meet related duties as assigned by Head Coach or the Athletic Director.
Foster a positive and competitive environment.
Provide support to academics as well as athletics.
Assist with execution of home meets.
Assist with management of team travel, inventory & purchase of equipment/apparel, NCAA compliance activities & meetings, & facility upkeep.
Assist with fundraising opportunities and community involvement activities as assigned.
Scout, contact and develop relationships with prospective student-athletes; communicate Hillsdale College principles, views, and academic rigorous environment to prospective student-athletes.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Studies or related field required, Master’s degree preferred. Previous experience coaching and competing as a track & field athlete is required. To apply for jumps coach apply at
Founded in 1844, Hillsdale College is an independent, coeducational, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 1,400. Its four-year curriculum leads to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, and it is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.Hillsdale’s educational mission rests upon two principles: academic excellence and institutional independence. The College does not accept federal or state taxpayer subsidies for any of its operations.Located in rural southern Michigan, the nearly 200-acre Hillsdale campus includes both modern and historic buildings. Excellent facilities include comfortable residence halls, subject-specific computer labs, a state-of-the-art health education and sports complex, Michael Alex Mossey Library with its Leighton-Taylor Wing, the Sage Center for the Arts, the Herbert Henry Dow Science Building, Howard Music Hall and two new classroom buildings—Kendall Hall and Lane Hall. Adjacent to the campus is the model primary and secondary school, Hillsdale Academy, whose comprehensive Reference Guide is used in hundreds of schools throughout the country. An ideal student-to-faculty ratio ...of 10-to-1, rigorous academics, intramural sports, national fraternity and sorority houses and widespread community volunteerism nurture intellectual, physical, social and personal growth. A broad perspective is encouraged through opportunities for off-campus internships, overseas study programs and the adjunct seminars of the Center for Constructive Alternatives, Mises Lectures in free-market economics, the National Leadership Seminars and the Hoogland Center for Teacher Excellence.