The head coach is responsible for leading, guiding and mentoring the tennis program in a positive Christian manner, including compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the American Southwest Conference (ASC) regulations. The coach accepts and delegates tasks from the Director of Athletics. The coach provides leadership for a program that contributes to the holistic development of students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. The Director of Athletics may assign other duties. 1. Lead the Tennis program based on proven Christian integrity and ethics consistent with the University Mission Statement and Core Values. 2. The coach must remain in compliance with all NCAA and ASC regulations including but not limited to the following: a. Playing and practice seasons b. Coach involvement in recruiting efforts c. Pre-season and post-season workouts must be voluntary, open to all students, and may not involve any athletically related activity. 3. Monitor, mentor, and coach student-athletes participating in the Tennis program. 4. Coordinate and supervise the recruiting process. 5. Coordinate practice schedules. 6. Schedule games. 7. Develop and supervise fundraising campaigns in conjunction with the Development office. 8. Develop and supervise marketing campaigns in conjunction with the Marketing office. 9. Coordinate program travel. 10. Supervise use of facilities and maintenance of the Nabors Tennis Complex. 11. Address safety and security concerns. Stop any activity that is dangerous to the student-athlete or other students. 12. Administer all budgets related to the Tennis program. 13. Assist with supervision of Chapel/Student Assembly. 14. Supervise academic success initiatives for student-athletes (class attendance, tutoring attendance, etc.) 15. Seek opportunities to participate in professional organizations, activities, and development (association membership, conference attendance, publications, etc., represent HPU at conferences, trainings, retreats, etc.) 16. Continually evaluate the Tennis program. Participate in University assessment activities, institutional effectiveness programs, and strategic planning. 17. Coordinate compliance with all university, NCAA, and ASC policies and regulations. 18. May teach one to three credit hours per semester. Supervisory Responsibilities - Directly supervises any assistant coaches and may directly supervise up to one part-time graduate employee, one part-time student employee and volunteer coaches. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the University's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. https://www.hputx.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Combined-PA-JD-Head-Tennis-Coach-June-8-2018.pdf
Minimum Qualifications - A bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university is required. Must possess expert knowledge of skills and strategies related to Tennis. Prior coaching or playing experience at the collegiate level is preferred. A master’s degree and college playing experience is preferred. Application Procedure - To be considered, applicants must submit an Employment Application (available at: www.hputx.edu/jobs), a letter of application addressing in detail how they meet the position requirements, unofficial transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references to: Mr. Bill Fishback Associate Vice President for Business and Human Resources Howard Payne University 1000 Fisk Avenue, Suite 210 Brownwood, TX 76801 Phone: (325) 649-8031 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Application Deadline - Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Additional Salary Information: Able to keep all camp and private lesson money
About Howard Payne University
Founded in 1889, Howard Payne University is a Christ-centered academic community dedicated to excellence by developing and equipping the whole person for intellectual inquiry, personal and professional integrity, and service to God and humanity. Howard Payne University athletics fields 12 sports (volleyball, men's soccer, women's soccer, football, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's tennis, women's tennis, baseball, softball) and competes in the highly competitive American Southwest Conference.Located in Brownwood, Texas, HPU offers a full array of undergraduate programs and a limited number of graduate programs in a traditional residential academic community. The university also offers selected undergraduate and graduate course work by electronic means and at extended learning centers in El Paso, Texas, and New Braunfels, Texas. HPU maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio, which contributes to the university’s reputation of being “a place where everybody is somebody.”