Head Cycling Coach
Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Head Men’s and Women’s Cycling Coach.
The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will oversee all aspects of an established collegiate cycling program, including, but not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward degree, budgeting, scheduling, competition and practice preparation, individual and program development, facility maintenance, fundraising, and community activity. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines, and principles as set forth by Belmont Abbey College.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a vision in the recruitment of student-athletes that fits well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue. The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree, USA Cycling certification and previous experience coaching multiple disciplines of cycling (Track, Road, Mountain Biking, BMX and Cyclocross), preferably at the collegiate level.
In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, statement of understanding of the College’s mission, and contact information for at least three references. Applicant materials should be sent electronically to Stephen Miss, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of complete applications will begin immediately.