The Assistant Coach provides coaching and administrative assistance to the Head Coach. Responsible for promoting the philosophy and objectives of the Intercollegiate Athletics Department, including adherence to all department policies and procedures, as well as the rules and regulations of the University of Houston, American Athletic Conference and the NCAA.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist the Head Coach to identify and recruit student athletes who are capable of competing successfully at the NCAA Division I level and who are capable of succeeding academically and graduating. • Developing successful recruitment strategies, following up on prospective students, researching and targeting high schools and athletic camps as sources for potential student-athletes and visiting high schools and athletic camps to conduct student interviews. • Assume the duties of the Head Coach in his or her absence. • Determine individual and team strengths and develop strategies to maximize performance. • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to NCAA and member conference rules and regulations. • Demonstrates self-direction and motivation with the ability to work independently and work under pressure. • Understanding of and commitment to the mission the University of Houston • The candidate must have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds and demonstrates dedication to the full academic and social development of student-athletes.
The University of Houston is constantly seeking talented people to join our team and offers a very competitive benefits package that includes:
• Access to the state-of-the-art Campus Recreation and Wellness Center • On-campus Day Care Facilities • Free employee medical coverage • On-campus Health Center (medical clinic, dental services, pharmacy, immunizations, etc.) • Retirement plans • Tuition scholarships and much more!
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.
• Bachelor’s degree from accredited university • Three (3) years’ experience tennis coaching at the professional, collegiate, or academy/club level; or professional and/or high level collegiate tennis playing experience
Affiliation with Division I, highly successful elite women’s tennis program.
Proven significant skill development of student-athletes both individually and collectively.
Full understanding of providing a quality student-athlete experience.
Coaching experience at the junior, collegiate or professional level
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