Assistant Cross Country and Track Coach

Northwestern College is looking for a passionate, experienced distance coach to assist the men’s and women’s cross country and track programs for the 2022-23 season and beyond. This is a full-time position. The assistant coach will assist with recruiting, along with developing and overseeing workouts for our distance crew. The successful candidate will also work alongside other members of the coaching staff to ensure our distance runners receive the instruction to succeed in their given events during the cross country and track seasons.

Coaching certification is required. College coaching experience is preferred. Excellent communication, relationship building, critiquing and motivation skills are desirable.

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

Northwestern seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Apply online below and send letter of application and resume to

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