Viterbo University
  • 23-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Athletics
  • La Crosse, WI, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Viterbo University is seeking a Head Coach for Men/Women's Track and Field. The head coach for Men's and Women's Track and Field provides guidance and direction to student athletes, organizes practices and competitions, and maintains positive interactions with student-athletes, alumni, other department coaches and staff, university colleagues and benefactors.

Reports To: The head coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics.

Terms: This is a full-time, 10-month position classified as Administrative Personnel.


  1. Responsible for organizing and overseeing all aspects of intercollegiate athletics team.
  2. Recruit top quality student-athletes to Viterbo University.
  3. Plan practices, prepare team for competition, coordinate off-season training program.
  4. Schedule competition, coordinate travel, and manage budget.
  5. Monitor and foster academic progress of student-athletes.
  6. Coordinate team involvement with community outreach or service projects.
  7. Generate booster club support and assist with departmental fund-raisers.
  8. Hire, train, supervise, and evaluate assistant coaches.
  9. Support and adhere to all institutional policies outlined in the employee handbook.
  10. Teach and embrace the five core values of the NAIA's "Champions of Character" initiative.
  11. Ensure that all program operations are in compliance with Viterbo, MCC, and NAIA rules
  12. Attend all required departmental, university, and conference meetings.
  13. Carry out other responsibilities as delegated or assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree required; Master's preferred. Background in education, coaching or athletics administration desired. Experience as a successful high school or college coach preferred. Understanding and commitment to Catholic and Franciscan values; demonstrated knowledge of the sport and ability to teach fundamentals, skill development and competition strategies; commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; good written, oral, and interpersonal skills; and proficiency in computer use including Microsoft Office. Willingness to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.

To Apply: Complete Viterbo University on-line employment application and attach letter of interest, resume, and a list of 4 professional references.

Viterbo University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages nominations and candidacy of historically underrepresented groups.

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