Assistant Coach for Cross Country and Track and Field

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Barton College is accepting applications for Assistant Coach of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country and Track and Field, a 9-month, part-time position with a start date of October, 1, 2016. Barton College Athletics is a member of the Conference Carolinas and competes at the NCAA Division II level.


Duties as the Assistant Cross Country and Track and Field Coach include but are not limited to assisting in the recruitment and retention of a team for each gender to meet departmental roster goals; practice and meet coaching of middle-distance group; conducting skill instruction sessions; providing leadership to facilitate academic and personal success by the team’s student-athletes; performance of other administrative tasks necessary in coaching both teams; involvement in the Wilson community with activities such as team community service work, camps, youth clinics, and promotion of the sport.

Some travel is required.


Minimum requirements include coaching or track and field background at the collegiate level and academic credit towards an undergraduate education. A valid driver’s license is required.

Preferred requirements include: a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; college administrative experience; and knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Application Process

To apply, send a letter of application, resume/vita, and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) for at least three references to:

David Nicholson
Head Coach Cross Country and Track and Field
Barton College, Wilson, NC 27893

or email

Barton College is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.


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