Job announcement: Track & Field Head Coach - Green River College

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The Green River College men's and women's track and field coach will be responsible for all aspects of the track and field program, including: student recruitment, scheduling, team travel, practice planning, budget management, selection and supervision of assistant coaches, fundraising, and administration of the men's and women's track and field program in compliance with the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) and Green River College rules and regulations.

Must be able to work and interact effectively with other coaches, staff, student-athletes, the general student body and administrators.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Recruit student athletes in accordance with NWAC athletic regulations, conference and college values, and commitment to student success
  • Coordinate Letters of Intent and scholarship awards. Work with athletic director to determine which athletes will receive letters of intent and the scholarship amount each is to receive within NWAC guidelines
  • Ensure compliance with eligibility regulations. Stay current on eligibility regulations; inform athletes of eligibility requirements
  • Assist students in achieving their educational goals, which includes organizing and implementing team study hall
  • Help maintain a competitive program; direct assistant coaches; meet deadlines set forth by the NWAC; comply with NWAC regulations and support the NWAC and Green River College philosophy and mission
  • Transport student-athletes to team events and away contests; help with necessary travel arrangements
  • Develop fundraising strategies to help raise funds to support the program
  • Responsible for developing practice and meet schedules
  • Inventory and maintenance of all sports equipment and uniforms; must follow proper purchasing procedures as required by the State of Washington and described by the college business office
  • Serve as a role model to assist the team members in developing and displaying appropriate attitudes, sportsmanship and behavior expected of athletic teams and individuals representing Green River College
  • Responsible for fostering an environment that provides a quality student-athlete experience
  • Supervising assistant coaches
  • Timely processing of appropriate institutional and conference paperwork and reports
  • Other duties as assigned; responsible for the men's and women's track and field program as a whole