To assist in the administration of a Division I program in the sport of Men’s & Women's Cross Country/Track and Field consistent with the policies of Miami University, the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other appropriate governing bodies (i.e. Mid-American Conference).
This position specifically supports the mission of the University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics by assisting in institutional compliance with NCAA and Conference rules and regulations.
Participate in the administration of the cross country/track and field programs as follows: Assist in the recruitment of all prospective student-athletes; Coach, mentor, and instruct athletes in the middle distance and distance events, including cross country; Assist the Director of CC/Track & Field in coordinating and supervising all daily practices; Assist in administrative duties for the program as assigned by the Director; Assist in developing competitive schedules; Assist with all contacts of Miami University cross country/track and field alumni and parents of past and present team members; Assist in organizing and implementing all home meets and alumni events; & Perform other coaching functions and duties as assigned by the Director of CC/Track & Field
Assist the Director of CC/Track & Field in conducting the cross country/track & field programs in accordance with all NCAA, Mid-American Conference and university rules, including attendance at compliance meetings, appropriate record keeping for recruiting and playing/practice seasons, monitoring eligibility of student-athletes in the program, successfully completing the annual NCAA Certification test, and assisting in the education of student-athletes about NCAA regulations
Participate in departmental activities, including service on committees and attendance at all scheduled meetings
Serve as liaison to academic advisors, trainers and strength & conditioning staff
Market the program through public speaking assignments and community service projects
Participate in activities as requested by the Red and White Club
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of CC/Track & Field and/or athletic administration.
1. Bachelor’s degree
2. 1-3 years DI or DII or DIII collegiate coaching experience in distance; middle distance
3. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations
Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.