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Cross Country and Track Head Coach

Company: Covenant College
Location: Lookout Mountain
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe position of Intercollegiate Cross Country / Track Head Coach is a full-time position. The coach is responsible to the Director of Athletics for the performance of the duties that this job description assigns. DUTIES:Responsible for management and development of all aspects of a collegiate cross country and track program including but not limited to:Discipleship

  • Discipleship of student athletes in the program to facilitate spiritual growth
  • Teaching and modeling the value of Christian competition
  • Monitoring academic performance of student athletes and partnering with Student Development for discipleship, development and retention of student athletesRecruiting
    • Recruiting and retaining quality student athletes who understand and embrace Covenant College's mission and vision
    • Find student athletes that are equipped with the ability to achieve academic and athletic success
    • Maintaining a target roster size of 40 student-athletes for the cross country/track programExcellence
      • Regularly fielding a highly competitive team within the conference
      • On-course coaching and instruction
      • Opponent scouting
      • Hiring and supervising assistant coaches
      • Other administrative duties as assigned by Director of Athletics.Service
        • Contributing and caring for the development and growth of the athletic department as a whole in tangible ways
        • Creating service and mission opportunities for student athletes to invest in the communityREQUIREMENTS:
        • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
        • Experience in coaching cross country / track, collegiate coaching experience preferred.
        • A strong understanding of and commitment to NCAA Division III.
        • A commitment to adhering to all policies, rules, and regulations of Covenant College, our athletic conference and the NCAA.
        • Ability to work cooperatively with other administrators, coaches, students and faculty members.
        • Good written and oral communication skills.WORK ENVIRONMENT:
        • This job is expected to be performed primarily on campus, unless otherwise directed or arranged for, and frequently operates in a professional office environment where standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other business and job/program specific technology and equipment may be used.
        • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday, 8am to 4:30pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
        • Occasional travel is required.FAITH AND PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS:
        • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
        • A strong understanding of and commitment to Scripture, the Westminster Standards, the doctrinal standards of the PCA and the mission and purpose of Covenant College as a Christian liberal arts college.
        • Must be able to assent to Covenant College's Staff Commitments.
        • Foster a community of God's people who grow in His grace. Work before students and others as unto the Lord, particularly in attitude while encouraging them to hold a high view of work.APPLICATION PROCESS:Interested applicants should apply at and provide a resume and a statement of faith or Christian experience. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Keywords: Covenant College, Chattanooga , Cross Country and Track Head Coach, Education / Teaching , Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

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