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2013 Non-World Team Selection Procedures

USA Track & Field is accepting applications for team coaching/competition coordinators positions for the following 2013 National Teams. Applications must be submitted no later than November 5, 2012. Selections will be governed by Regulation 17 of the bylaws of USA Track & Field.

  • 2013 Pan American Junior Championships – Lima, Peru – July, 2013 Date TBD
  • 2013 World University Games – Kazan, Russia – July 6-17, 2013
  • 2013 Five Nations Meet – Glasgow, Scotland – January 26, 2013
  • 2013 Thorpe Cup – US City – Date & Location TBD
  • 2013 Great North City Games – September, 2013 – New Castle Gateshead, England

Selection Process

A pool of candidates meeting the criteria for the the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships, 2013 World University Games, 2013 Five Nations Match, 2013 Thorpe Cup, and the 2013 Great North City Games will be developed from the 2011-2012 National Team pools, application on file from the 2011-2012 Olympic Games, World Championships and Pan American Games and new online applications received by the November 5, 2012 deadline. Please note that individuals eligible for more than one team need only complete one application by simply marking all teams they wish to be considered for. Individuals completing the application for a position on the 2013 IAAF World Championships staff will automatically be considered for the teams listed above.

The Men’s Track & Field Executive Committee and the Women’s Track & Field Executive Committee will select the proposed list of coaches for the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships, 2013 World University Games, 2013 Five Nations Match, 2013 Thorpe Cup and the 2013 Great North City Games for submission to the CEO for Background Screening and to the Board of Directors for approval.

Applicants must meet all the criteria listed below to be eligible to submit an application for a coach’s position for the 2013 Pan American Junior Championships, 2013 World University Games, 2013 Five Nations Match, 2013 Thorpe Cup, and the 2013 Great North City Games.

  1. Candidates must be a current member of the USATF Coaches’ Registry
  2. Candidates must submit a completed online application to USATF and must provide a full and accurate disclosure of prior experience in the National Team staff program or have a 2011-2012 team staff application on file.
  3. False representation of national staff experience will immediately disqualify an individual from the pool of candidates.
  4. Be a current collegiate, high school, personal, or club coach
  5. Be available for the entire duration of the event
  6. Be in good health and able to withstand the physical rigors of traveling with and working with the Team
  7. The application and all pertinent information must be completed online and submitted to USATF by November 5, 2012.

REQUIREMENTS UPON ACCEPTANCE:

  1. All Head Coaches and Assistant Coaches must attend a least one IAAF Rules and National Team Procedures Seminar offered at the USATF Outdoor National Championships or at the USATF Annual Meeting the year prior to the competition for which the coach has been selected.
  2. Staff members must submit all documentation required by USA Track & Field.

Click here for the Non-World Teams application link.

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