Co-Curricular - Head Track Coach at Ellensburg School District

Ellensburg School District
Morgan Middle School Ellensburg, WA

POSITION:   Head Track Coach


LOCATION:  Morgan Middle School


REPORTS TO:  Athletic Director


JOB SUMMARY:  To ensure student/athletes have a positive experience while teaching them the fundamental skills of track, mental toughness, and teamwork.  Supervise and direct all assistant coaches and student athletes in accordance with Ellensburg School District Policy. 



  • Carry out the objectives of the sports program as outlined by the Athletic Director.
  • Instruct participants in individual, group, and team techniques, tactics, and physical training necessary for the realization of success.
  • Implement teaching and coaching philosophies consistent with the Ellensburg School District’s Mission Statement.
  • Provide supervision, education and direction of student participants in the Track Program.
  • Provide positive and effective leadership and training to the assistant coaching staff.
  • Attend athletic staff meetings and workshops.
  • Participate in pre-season meetings.
  • Manage inventory needs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.


  • Must qualify to work in the proximity of children under the conditions of a WSP/FBI background check.
  • Must have a current First Aid and CPR Certificate and be versed in related preventative health and training standards.
  • Must complete Blood Borne Pathogen and Sexual Harassment Training.


  • Previous Track Coach experience preferred.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of coaching techniques in the areas of skill development, strategy, and interpersonal team relations.
  • Meet and maintain coaching standards as determined by the District and the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association.
  • Ability to work in a positive, supportive manner with student participants, parents, coaches, school administration and staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with student participants, parents, coaches, school administration and staff.
  • Ability to work as a responsible member of a coaching staff in full cooperation with other coaches and the Athletic Director.