Assistant Track & Field Coach and Recruiting Coordinator (Jumps, Sprints)

Ripon College

Since 2018, the Track & Field and Cross Country program at Ripon College has seen tremendous growth in attracting quality student-athletes and we are seeking the addition of a full-time Assistant Track & Field Coach and Recruiting Coordinator to build on recent success. The $23 million renovation of the Willmore Athletic Center and Fieldhouse in 2017 has allowed Ripon College to be a destination for Track & Field Student-Athletes as well as Indoor Track & Field competitions.

Under the supervision of the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country, the Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:

Recruit and retain student athletes for the Track & Field and Cross Country Program by continuing to grow the exposure of the college through Track & Field, recruiting quality student-athletes, and assisting with on-campus and off-campus recruiting events.
Be responsible for direct supervision of an event group in the Men’s and Women’s Track & Field teams, with preference to the jumping and/or sprinting events.  This position will write and implement training programs, mentor student-athletes, attend all home and away meets, practices and meetings.
Coordinate home Track & Field competitions at the collegiate and high school level
Assist the Athletic Department based on experience of candidate, and other duties as assigned by the Director of Track & Field and Cross Country or the Director of Athletics

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and demonstrate exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, a commitment to and the ability to articulate the value of a liberal arts education, a high level of energy, and an ability to work independently and contribute as a member of a team. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and should have knowledge, understanding and adherence to Ripon College, Midwest Conference and NCAA rules and regulations.

Candidates should send a letter of interest that includes your experience working with diverse populations, current resume and 3 references to Ryan Kane, Director of Athletics at [email protected] .  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment.  Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

To apply for this job email your details to kaner@ripon.edu