The Part-Time Temporary Assistant Tennis Coach is responsible for assisting in planning and administering all aspects of the Tennis Program as assigned. Under the direction of the Head Tennis Coach, the assistant should model and maintain an exemplary student-athlete concept and the personal development of a student athlete who's on and off the court/field behavior reflects favorably upon the Our Lady of the Lake community in general and the athletics program in particular.
- Responsible for providing coaching and administrative assistance to the Head Coach in all areas of the Tennis program.
- Assists with scouting and recruitment of quality student-athletes.
- Participates in public relations activities and fundraising.
- Advise student-athletes regarding rules and regulations related to financial aid and eligibility.
- Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary, personal matters while adhering to FERPA guidelines.
- Coordinates and assist administration with home and visiting team's game day activities (schedule practices, setup and breakdown of equipment, personnel, field set up, etc.).
- Works with Sports Information Director to communicate the accomplishments and endeavors of the team, both individuals and as a whole.
- Assists in submitting transportation requests and required travel documentation to the Athletic Director as required.
- Assists in special events and tournaments, championships, fundraisers, and/or clinics to include, but not limited to, major fundraisers, camps, and/or clinics.
- Subscribes and adheres to the NAIA Coaches Code of Conduct.
- Attend all scheduled meetings.
- Assist in enrolling student-athletes according to OLLU Admissions policies and standards.
- Adhere to Residence Life procedures to securing housing accommodations.
- Athletic Department Game Day Administration duties.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree required.
- A minimum of three years of coaching experience, preferably in a college or university setting, with at least one year of experience coaching the assigned sport is required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to travel and work flexible hours, including weekend and evening hours.
- Thorough knowledge of fundamentals, technical aspects, and strategy for assigned sport.
- Ability to recruit and retain qualified athletes and to facilitate timely progress toward graduation.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to learn, apply and adhere to NAIA rules and regulations.
- Ability to interact well with officials, coaches, parents, media, and the public.
- Ability to work with students of all faiths and mentor student-athletes.
- Ability to work collaboratively with other departments on campus.
- Excellent communication, organizational, and administrative skills.