Assistant Coach Track & Field


Department: Athletic Department

Job Status: Full-time 

FLSA Status: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Athletics

Grade/Level: n/a

Amount of Travel Required: Seasonal

Work Schedule: 

Positions Supervised: 


The Assistant is responsible for assisting in all aspects of the program, including but not limited to recruiting, schedule, training, monitoring academic progress, promotions, fundraising and coaching team members. The Assistant is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by Benedictine College, the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart), and the NAIA.



  • Assisting in all aspects of the coaching and management of the track & field program
  • Recruiting and scouting in accordance with the NAIA, Heart and Benedictine College policies and procedures
  • Train and coach members of the program
  • Assist in budget management, fundraising, and alumni development
  • Supporting the academic and personal development of all athletes
  • Visible, fully integrated member of the College community
  • Assist in tracking the admissions and eligibility process involving recruited student-athletes, and for working collaboratively with the Faculty Athletic Representative in this regard
  • Responsible for complying with the rules and regulations of the NAIA as it relates to the program
  • Represent Benedictine College and the program in a professional manner
  • Responsible for being a proponent of the NAIA Champions of Character Program



Competency Statement(s)

  • Strong preference for track & field coaching experience
  • Commitment to the overall development of the student-athlete and the mission of the College
  • High level of personal integrity 
  • Outstanding work ethic 
  • Knowledge of and commitment to NAIA rules and regulations 
  • Demonstrated success in recruitment. Experience recruiting scholarship athletes highly desirable 
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire student-athletes to develop to their fullest potential 
  • Outstanding skills in oral and written communication
  • Good organizational ability and computer competency


  • Bachelor's Degree required



Physical Abilities 

Stand O 

Walk O  

Sit O  

Handling / Fingering O 

Reach Outward O

Reach Above Shoulder O

Climb O

Crawl O

Squat or Kneel O

Bend O

Push / Pull

12 lbs or less O

13-25 lbs O

26-40 lbs O

41-100 lbs O

Lift /Carry

10 lbs or less O

11-20 lbs O

21-50 lbs O

51-100 lbs O

Over 100 lbs O 


N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation. 

O (Occasionally) Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)