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2015 - 2016 Non-Big-Three Team Coaches Selection Process

The Men's and Women's Track & Field Committees will be selecting national team staff for the Non Big Three events at the 2014 Annual Meeting. Per USATF's Regulation 17, team staff for the following teams shall be nominated and recommended by the Executive Committees of the Men's and Women's Track & Field Committees for submission to the CEO for screening and to the Board for final approval.

Individuals wishing to be considered for a coaching position for one of the teams listed below should complete the online application no later than October 30, 2014.
Applicants must be members of the USATF Coaches Registry, in good standing with USA Track & Field, and meet the below criteria to be eligible to apply.

2015 Teams
2015 World Relays – Assistant coach positions only – Nassau, Bahamas – May 2-3
2015 Pan Am Junior Championships – Edmonton, Canada – July 31-August 2

2016 Teams
2016 World Indoor Championships – Portland Oregon – March 18-20
2016 World Junior Championships – Kazan, Russia - TBD
2016 NACAC Under-23 - TBD

Eligibility Criteria
An individual must meet the criteria listed below to be eligible to serve as a national team coach for any one of the teams listed above:

  • Be a member of the USATF Coaches Registry, which includes passing a criminal background screening for the duration of the time served
  • Submit a completed online application to USATF no later than October 30, 2014
  • Be a current collegiate, high school, personal, or club coach
  • Possess a valid passport that does not expire until at least six months after the conclusion of the event
  • Be available for the entire duration of the event
  • Be in good health and able to withstand the physical rigors of traveling with and working with the Team
  • Agree to refrain from coaching any international athlete who has the potential of being named to another country's Team between the conclusion of the selection meet for that Team and the International Competition
  • Have completed the Safe Sport course

Selection
Per Regulation 17, the non-big-three staffs shall be nominated by the Executive Committees of the relevant sports committee or councils, in this case the Men's and Women's Track & Field Executive Committees, and be voted on by the members of the committee. The Men's and Women's Track & Field Executive Committees will review applications and nominate coaches meeting the criteria for each team identified above at the 2014 Annual Meeting. A notification of team selection procedures will be sent by e-mail to USATF's Association presidents, Sports Chairs, Athletes, Agents, Coaches, and will be available at www.usatf.org under "Resources."

Approval
The individuals nominated by the Men's and Women's Track & Field Executive Committees will be forwarded to the CEO for screening and to the Board of Directors for final approval.

Replacements
In the event that a selected coach is unable to serve, the replacement will be selected per Regulation 17.

Conflict of Interest
Any individual who is being considered for a coach's position and who is involved in the selection process shall recuse himself or herself from any discussion or decision involving selection of that coach's position.

Online Application

The application deadline has passed and applications are no longer being accepted.

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