LeTourneau University is seeking a qualified, industrious and enthusiastic professional to lead the Men’s and Women’s Golf program to conference and national prominence. The Head Men’s and Women’s Golf coach is responsible for the management, conduct and supervision of all phases of the NCAA DIII intercollegiate men’s and women’s golf program in a manner that upholds the philosophy and objectives of the University. Through leadership and the establishment of sound coaching strategies and teaching methods, the coach will provide instruction in the academic, athletic, and personal development of student-athletes at LeTourneau University.
Bachelors degree with Master's degree preferred. A minimum of three years golf coaching experience at the college or university level preferred. A proven record of integrity, strong leadership, high moral principals, and demonstrated skill will be considered. Successful recruitment and retention of high skill level players with acceptable academic and graduation rates will be necessary. LeTourneau seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian Faith with learning. The ability to serve as a spiritual mentor and ensure compliance with both NCAA and LeTourneau University rules and policies is required.
Ability to conduct practices on the golf course and walk long distances during tournament play. Physical demands are moderate to high based upon practice requirements. Standing, walking, and possibly some running for extended periods are common. Job includes considerable travel during the week and weekends over the course of the season and recruiting period. Evening and late night hours are common to the position.
Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of golf.
Ability to effectively teach and demonstrate golf skills during practice sessions.
Demonstrate competitive golf coaching skills.
Ability to utilize information technology and display computer skills.
Skill in communicating effectively in oral, written and electronic means.
Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Knowledge of NCAA Division III and American Southwest Conference regulations and guidelines.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
Ability to effectively counsel student-athletes on requirements for personal, academic, and athletic participation.
Ability to lead and supervise student labor.
Ability to prepare, submit, and maintain accurate reports, records, and documents required by the Department.
Ability to teach in the Department of Kinesiology or assume other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Skill in public relations that build, support and promote the program to the internal and external community.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.
About LeTourneau Universtiy
LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited, interdenominational, evangelical Christian university offering more than 90 graduate and undergraduate academic programs in Aviation & Aeronautical Science, Engineering & Engineering Technology, Teacher Education, Business & Technology, Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences, and Theology & Vocation. The university's 3000 students represent 46 states, 29 foreign countries and more than 50 different denominational groups. Approximatley 1300 students live on the 162 acre main campus
located in Longview, Texas. Longview is a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. it is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shrevport, Louisiana.