Assistant Coach, Women's Track & Field


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267


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Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.

Assistant Coach, Women's Track & Field
Per Year
Full Time
Coach/Assistant Coach
Bachelor's Degree
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Williams College Track & Field is excited to announce an opening for an Assistant Coach in the Athletics Department. This is a full time, 10-month, term appointment. The Assistant Coach works with the men’s and women’s track & field program and should have the expertise to coach power and speed events (throws, multis, vertical jumps, and/or sprints).  Experience coaching or technical knowledge in the throws and/or combined events is a plus.  A strong candidate will have corresponding influence to guide and train their event group within a unified, passionate community of driven student-athletes. 

Williams College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.  Our expectation is that the successful candidate will prioritize and excel at fostering a fully inclusive community. 


  • Practice planning and facilitation
  • Individual mentorship and meetings with student-athletes
  • Recruiting: correspondence, talent evaluation, scheduling, on-campus visits
  • Team transportation & driving
  • Administrative office duties
  • Other duties as assigned by Head Coaches


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Relevant collegiate competing and/or coaching experience 
  • Cultural competence when working with a diverse student body 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required
  • Successful candidate will be self-motivated with high emotional intelligence and possess the ability to recruit, mentor and coach highly talented student-athletes through a rigorous academic environment
  • Valid driver’s license


Application review will begin on August 16, 2022.  This position includes a generous benefits/vacation package including medical, dental, and vision.  The salary is $29,620 for a 10-month term, and comes with a full-board meal plan during academic terms.  Additional tuition reimbursement for collegiate and graduate level courses is also included after 6 months.  Job Group 3-C.  Please visit to apply. 

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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