Head Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track Coach - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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Detailed Job Description



This 12-month position will oversee all aspects of the intercollegiate athletics men’s and women’s cross country and track programs

Basic Function:

Oversee all aspects of the student athlete development and performance of the Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track program to include:
• Organizing, recruitment/evaluation of student-athletes.
• Conducting and supervising practices and player conditioning.
• Preparing for and implementing tournament and match strategies.
• Providing appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within the men’s and women’s cross country and track program.
• Creating a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes.
• Oversee administrative functions within the men’s and women’s intercollegiate cross country and track programs:
• Participating in conference and NCAA meetings.
• Adhering to all conference and NCAA rules/requirements relevant to the conduct of the intercollegiate cross country and track teams.
• Preparing information relevant to budgeting, equipment needs, and program concerns.
• Participate in promotional and public relations to advance athletic programs by:
• Providing assistance with departmental fund-raising.
• Representing the Department of Athletics at designated University, departmental and community functions.
• Serving in public relations capacities as needed.
• Encouraging staff and student-athletes to participate in community service activities.
• Promote the University’s core values to student’s, co-workers and university community.
• Build effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the University by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
• Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
• Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

• Knowledge of coaching tactics and techniques.
• Ability to motivate student-athletes.
• Strong Leadership skills.
• Ability to prioritize practice plans, recruiting and match
• Demonstrated ability to use computer programs.
• Ability to recruit student athletes.
• Valid Driver’s License
• Well developed interpersonal communication skills to deal with recruits and their parents.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Previous high school or collegiate coaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
Collegiate head coaching experience.
Proven ability to provide mentoring and leadership to student athletes.
Commitment to ensure compliance with all NCAA and University rules and regulations.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
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