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Director, MSU Cycling Team

Reporting directly to the Department Chair of Athletic Training & Exercise Physiology, with substantial Student Affairs collaboration. The Director of MSU Cycling is responsible for the overall daily operations of the cycling program to include team management, coaching, training, recruiting, sponsorship procurement and public relations activities.  The Director will also teach up to 6 credit hours per semester in Exercise Physiology.



Coordinates all travel and training activities for the cycling team; coordinates all activities related to cycling scholarships; markets the team at the annual Interbike Trade Show for the purpose of garnering product support; manages the privately-owned cycling dorm; and prepares cycling team press releases and maintains its Web site. Serves on the Race Committee for the Hotter `N Hell Hundred. Required to teach labs in the undergraduate Exercise Physiology program during the fall and spring semesters, and may have additional teaching duties depending upon the need. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Must be physically able to perform all duties of the Director, including the ability to tolerate extreme weather conditions.


Appropriate experience in cycling, coaching, team management, and classroom/teaching. International cycling, as well as road and track cycling, experience is preferred. 


Must have a good knowledge of the rules and regulations of the cycling sanctioning bodies of which the University is a member; know how to prepare and adhere to a fiscally responsible budget; and be proficient in the use of computers. Must also know how to plan, promote and direct collegiate races.


Master's degree required; doctorate preferred.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Director should have a USA Cycling expert-or-elite level coaching license. Must have the proven ability to coach and run a training program for beginning through elite cyclists, along with strong interpersonal and public speaking skills, including the presence and poise necessary to interact effectively with various constituencies. *Regular reliable attendance is required. * Must be available some nights and weekends. *Must periodically serve on a standby or on-call basis. *Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act. *Designated as a Responsible Employee as outlined by Title IX. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 09-14-2018