Graduate Assistant - Track and Field, Cross Country

  Private College (MA)
  Northeast Region
  Sports Services
  Posted/Updated: 01/07/21

Job Summary

Selected Graduate Assistant will work directly in the Track and Field office to assist with day-to-day coaching/teaching, academic support and administrative procedures. This position will directly report to Head Track and Field/Cross Country Coach.


Position Overview:-

  • Teaching & Coaching (51%) -

  • Assist the coaching staff to provide student-athletes with the necessary knowledge, skills and experiences required to be competitive at their chosen position or area.

  • Teach & Coach student athletes during competition and practices

  • Conduct video breakdown and instruction as a teaching and preparation tool

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of practice techniques to improve student-athlete skills-

Recruiting (34%) –

  • Assist the program in recruiting and maintaining a squad size consistent with College and department goals.

  • Identify, evaluate and recruit potential student athletes to their respective program/positions

  • Maintain current records and evaluations through ARMS software to adhere to compliance regulations

  • Ensure ALL recruiting operations adhere to College and NCAA DII policies.-

Administration (15%) -

  • Assist with key administrative tasks including team travel, budget management and student-athlete academic success.


  • Completed Undergraduate Education-

  • Two-year commitment as a Graduate Assistant preferred-

  • Collegiate playing and/or coaching experience preferred-

  • Proficiency in coaching and skill analysis within the sport one is applying-

  • Candidate must be self-motivated and demonstrate strong organizational skills


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