Coker University is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field Coach. Coker is a member of NCAA Division II and competes in the South Atlantic Conference. This position will oversee all aspects of a comprehensive and competitive intercollegiate track and cross country program including, but not limited to, recruiting, practice planning, competition preparation/scouting, competition coaching, budgeting, scheduling, staff supervision, and fundraising for the program.
Oversees all aspects of a comprehensive men’s and women’s cross country and track and field program. Recruits and retains qualified student-athletes. Plan, organize, and execute a dynamic training program to develop and prepare student-athletes to maximize their potential and pursue excellence in athletic achievement. Successfully facilitates all aspects of coaching individuals and a team in competition. Fosters the academic achievement and physical well-being of student-athletes. Mentors and develops students both on and off the athletic competition site. Develops and implements a plan for the recruitment of qualified student-athletes. Hires, supervises, and evaluates assistant coaches. Coordinates development of a competitive and balanced schedule. Manages team within the framework of established budget by purchasing equipment/apparel, uniforms, supplies and other services. Monitors eligibility status and promotes academic progress of student-athletes. Actively promotes Coker track to the local community. Adheres to all athletic training policies and procedures. In conjunction with the Vice President for Athletics, coordinates team fundraising and promotes alumni and community engagement through various programming and outreach. Contributes to the overall success of the Athletics Department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
To apply, send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and complete the Coker University Employment Application. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university is required. Master’s degree is preferred. Three (3) years of intercollegiate coaching experience. Experience coaching both men’s and women’s programs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Masters degree from accredited college or university. Five or more years of intercollegiate coaching experience. Head intercollegiate coaching experience
About Coker University
Coker University readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.
Coker University, in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws, including Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, marital status, veterans or military status, or against individuals with disabilities, or other legally protected classifications in the areas of employment, admission, financial aid or access to educational or extracurricular programs, activities or facilities.