Graduate Assistant M&W Cross Country/Track Coach - 10 month - Saint Leo University in Saint Leo Florida

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Saint Leo University

Saint Leo, Florida

United States

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The Assistant Cross Country and Track Coach provides assistance in all phases of coaching the Division II men’s and women’s cross country and track programs including; student-athlete recruitment, meet preparation, athlete evaluations, academic coordination and training and meet coaching. Also provide administrative support as assigned.

Basic Function:

  • Assist in all aspects of the student athlete development and performance of the intercollegiate cross country and track programs to include:
  • Organizing,recruiting/
    evaluation of student-athletes
  • Instructing and supervising practices and player conditioning
  • Providing appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes within cross country and track programs
  • Creating a positive and productive environment for the student-athletes.
  • Assist with the administrative functions with the intercollegiate cross country and track programs:
  • Coordinating travel for team trips, recruiting and official visits.
  • Monitoring academic progress of student-athletes
  • Participate in promotional and public relations to advance athletic programs by:
  • 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.
  • Maintaining an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the head coach or director of athletics
  • Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director

Required Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of coaching cross country and track techniques.
    • Ability to motivate student-athletes.
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively work with collegiate student-athletes.
  • 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.
  • Certifications in CPR and First Aid

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.

Collegiate cross country and track experience.

Commitment to ensure compliance with all NCAA and University rules and regulations

Must be accepted and enrolled in a Saint Leo University Master’s program, at time of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Proven ability to provide mentoring and leadership to student athletes
Previous coaching experience

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  • Athletic Department & Coaching
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Graduate Assistant
Post - Doctorate
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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