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Assistant Track & Field Coach

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Categories: Staff
Department: Athletics - Mens Track

We are requiring new employees hired into jobs posted after August 1, 2021, and all employees with a start date on or later than September 1, 2021, to be vaccinated to help protect the health and safety of our community. New employees will be required to submit proof of at least the first dose of a vaccine on or before their start date and proof of full vaccination no later than 5 weeks after their start date.  Please see the full new hire vaccination policy here.


Assistant coach for the Men's and Women's cross country and track and field teams needed to assist in all duties having to do with the recruitment process.  The assistant coach will also assist with other duties as needed such as alumni relations, pre-season training camp, organizing and conducting practices, scheduling; administrative responsibilities such as inventory, coordinator of team, professional and recruiting travel in conjunction with the other coaches, and team equipment purchases.


Identify key prospects, coordinating travel and official visits and completing the necessary compliance paperwork.

Coordination of team and professional travel to competitions in conjunction with the other coaching staff. Coordinator of inventory in conjunction with team equipment purchases.

Assist coaching staff with organization and conduction of team practices and competitions.


Bachelor's degree; personal experience in NCAA track and field or cross country competition, or other relevant experience in coaching or recruitment.  Strong demonstrated knowledge of sound principles and rules governing cross country (A-10, NCAA).

Strong organizational and leadership skills with the ability to recruit student-athletes that fit the Davidson College academic profile and the ability to teach cross country and track and field events to individuals and the team as a whole. Outstanding interpersonal skills to relate to a wide diversity of faculty, staff, students, and community members.

Applications for the position will be accepted online at  Please include a cover letter and resume with the online application.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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