Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach

Athletics Office

721 Bryan Drive
Dayton, TN 37321
Summers Gymnasium, Box #7813

Direct Office Phone: 423-775-7472

Status: Full-time, salaried with benefits

location: Dayton, TN

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Position Summary

The Head Cross Country/Track and Field Coach’s responsibilities will include directing all phases of a competitive men’s and women’s cross country/ track and field program.

Reports to: Director of Athletics

Education Required

  • A desire to work in a Christian Higher Education atmosphere is necessary.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s preferred.


Duties will include but are not limited to: recruiting, scheduling, practice and game administration, spiritual mentoring of players, academic advising, and budgetary control, other administrative duties as assigned by the athletic director, and promoting the academic success of the student-athlete.

  • Create a safe environment conducive to learning and appropriate for the physical, social, and emotional development, motivation, and inspiration of students.
  • Work directly with the Director of Athletics to ensure the success and safety of the program.
  • Periodically work with the athletic trainers to develop rehabilitation programs for athletes who have been injured.
  • Recommends purchase, maintenance, and repair of equipment and supplies, as deemed appropriate.
  • Ability to model, live, and reinforce the school’s core values on and off the field of play with colleagues, scholar-athletes, parents, and the larger community.
  • Contribute to brand awareness through community events, seasonal programs, camps, and clinics
  • Contribute to the creation of daily/weekly social media content
  • Provide instruction that will benefit the students athletes skills and character.
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Other Information

  • Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to serving Him and His church.
  • Endorse without reservation Endorse without reservation our mission and standards of conduct.