The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is seeking well-qualified individuals for its Head Women's Tennis Coach.
Job duties include:
Function: Provide management of the Women’s Tennis program.
Scope: Responsible for all aspects of a Division I women’s tennis program, including recruiting prospective student-athletes, scheduling, budgeting, player development, on-court coaching, serves as community relations liaison for the Women’s Tennis program , and monitor academic progress of student-athletes.
1. Ensure knowledge of and monitor the compliance with NCAA and conference rules and policies by all members of the coaching staff.
2. Recruit academically and athletically qualified students to meet UTSA admissions and Division I standards.
3. Monitor satisfactory academic progress of student-athlete and arrange for necessary academic counseling through Athletics Academic Counselor.
4. Conduct all practice sessions.
5. Recommend grants of financial aid with the approval of the Athletics Director and the University Scholarships, Loans, Awards Committee, and Director of Financial Aid.
6. Endorse high ethical standards for self, staff and student-athletes.
7. Responsible for the management and supervision of staff, including assistant coaches.
8. Responsible for budget preparation and management including all team travel, on- and off-campus recruiting, equipment and apparel purchasing, facility rental and necessary supplies for program success.
9. Recommend letter awards to the Athletics Director in accordance with approved lettering standards.
10. Work with Athletics Communications to develop and maintain a communications program with the surrounding communities, businesses, and supporters.
11. Responsible for collaboration and strategic planning with Athletics Development staff to assist with program fundraising.
12. Has the responsibility for execution of an effective system of internal controls which provides reasonable assurance that operations are effective and efficient, assets are safeguarded, financial information is reliable, and applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures are followed.
13. Create appropriate schedule of competitions and arrange officials for all home matches.
14. Coordinate UTSA Tennis Courts schedule with internal and external teams.
15. Organize tournaments and pro-am events for UTSA.
16. Preform additional duties as assigned.
1. Represent UTSA at Conference-USA and national meetings.
Required - Three years of experience as a tennis coach.
- Specific knowledge in the sport of Women’s Tennis and knowledge and compliance with all NCAA, rules and regulations.
- Demonstrated excellent organizational, written, and verbal communications skills.
- Ability to exercise independent judgment, discretion, and flexibility.
- Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
- Five years of experience as a tennis coach in a university setting. -Previous NCAA Division I tennis coaching experience. -Experience with APR, academic success and student-athlete retention
UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.
UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
About University of Texas at San Antonio
The University of Texas at San Antonio serves the San Antonio metropolitan area and the broader region of South Texas through programs and services offered from its three campuses: 1604 Campus, Downtown Campus and UTSA's Institute of Texan Cultures.With 28,688 students enrolled in 126 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, UTSA is the second-largest component in The University of Texas System and has been one of the state's fastest-growing public universities for much of the last decade.UTSA offers 63 bachelor's, 43 master's and 20 doctoral degree programs. With 10 doctoral programs and five more master's programs in the planning stages or awaiting final approval, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a doctoral/research intensive institution. The university's three campuses provide access and opportunity for large numbers of historically underserved students. More than 56 percent of UTSA's students come from groups underrepresented in higher education. Many students are the first in their families to attend a college or university.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.