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HERC: Metro New York & Southern Connecticut Assistant Coach, Track and Field in New Haven, Connecticut

Employer Name: Yale University

  1. Participates in the planning, organizing and execution of preseason and season practices and contests. 2. Evaluates the athletes' performance and progress to ensure peak performance during practices and contests. 3. Oversees the mental and physical preparation of athletes for contests; assists in the development of conditioning programs. 4. Scout sand evaluates opponents' performance and recommends game strategy based on that evaluation 5. Oversees the recruitment of prospective student athletes; evaluate prospective students' athletic and academic abilities and present Head Coach with recruits for final selection. 6. Participates in planning for alumni events including fund raising or other special functions. 7. May perform other duties as assigned Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of effective coaching techniques and best practices in the jumps, sprints and hurdles. Ability to work in a diverse work environment and ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with school administrators, parents, students and alums. Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to organize and manage all facets of the program including recruiting, scouting, individual instruction, monitoring academic progress and success of student-athletes, and general day to day operations. Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to lead and work independently as well as within a team environment. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches and athletic and university administration. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Required Skill/ability 5: Ability to work flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends. Travel required. Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard) Posting Position Title: Assistant Coach University Job Title: Assistant Coach, Track and Field Bachelor's degree and one year of experience; or the equivalent combination of education and experience and knowledge of NCAA regulations.