HEAD MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS COACH
This position will report to the Athletic Director. The Head Coach is expected to run a competitive program, develop character and graduate the student-athletes in their program. The Head Coach will be responsible for recruiting and maintaining the appropriate number of student-athletes for their program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Recruit and Graduate student-athletes
- Coach/Teach Athletes (prepare practice schedules and oversee day to day activities)
- Maintain a competitive and successful program
- Monitor student-athlete academic work and progress toward a degree
- Maintain appropriate roster size through retention and recruiting (Approximate Squad Size of 24)
- Comply with ASC/NCAA rules and regulations and support NCAA DIII / ASC Philosophy and Mission
- Schedule contests and plan travel
- Oversee the budget (maintain & stay within)
- Supervise assistant coaches
- Coordinate fundraising with Advancement to promote Ozarks athletics
- Manage the work-study program for your sport
- Represent the University at ASC/NCAA meetings and conferences, as necessary
- Game-day responsibilities: prepare courts, secure officials, game-day personnel, etc.
- Assist with other sports game-day activities, as assigned
- Promote your program (on campus, in the community, outside the community – speeches to local organizations, player volunteer work, camps, etc.)
- Attain/Maintain CPR/AED certification
- Assist with playoffs (if hosting)
- Professional Development – annually attend clinics or do other things to better your coaching ability
- Represent the University on and off the field in a positive fashion. Maintain appropriate relationships and communicate appropriately with Alumni, SA’s, Team, Coaching Staff, Community, and ASC.
- Depending upon the institution’s needs, head coaches may be assigned to teach courses as mutually agreed upon between the Athletic Director and the appropriate Division Chair.
- Other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Utilize Smartcourt technology.
- Excellent organizational ability, high level of accuracy, attention to detail
- Effective communication skills
- Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and with minimal supervision.
- Experience working with Microsoft Office Word Pro, Excel, Powerpoint
- Enjoy working with college students
- Work evenings and weekends as required.
Required: Bachelor’s Degree, Playing and/or coaching experience
Preferred: Master’s Degree and coaching at collegiate level
University of the Ozarks reserves the right to consider an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience necessary to perform successfully the major duties and responsibilities of the position.
Send a letter of interest, résumé, and three to five professional references to:
E-Mail, with MS-Word or pdf attachments (for applications): HumanResources@ozarks.edu
Mail: Director of Human Resources, University of the Ozarks, 415 N. College Ave., Clarksville, AR 72830
Applications received by October 1, 2019 will be given full consideration.
Start date: ASAP