Position Title:Head Volleyball Coach/Instructor
Reports To:Athletic Director/Dept Head Health/Human Performance
Purpose of Position
Directs the operation of the volleyball program. Scouts, recruits, and trains athletes for competition. Monitors progress of athlete through various training programs. Teaches courses as assigned in the Department of Health and Human Performance.
- Directs the activities related to the athletic sport to include: coaching, planning, organizing, recruiting, and adherence to budgets and rules as defined by the NCAA, Lone Star Conference, and Texas A&M University-Commerce.
- Coach student-athletes in the volleyball program at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
- Use working knowledge of skills to prepare game and practice plans to benefit the growth of the student-athlete in the sport of volleyball.
- Assists and encourages student-athlete in their pursuit of academic and athletic excellence.
- Oversees the academic progress of the student-athlete in conjunction with the Academic Advisor.
- Counsels all student-athletes as needed in academic, disciplinary and personal matters.
- Maintains adherence to college sport regulations, policy and accreditation procedures, and follow Lone Star Conference, Texas A&M University-Commerce and NCAA rules and regulations in all aspects of running the program.
- Oversee and direct recruitment of student-athletes on behalf of the athletic program.
- Scouts prospective athletes at various sporting events.
- Represents Texas A&M University-Commerce in professional ,civic, charity and alumni events.
- Serves as the program’s contact for administrators in regards to budget, fundraising, rules compliance, speaking engagements and other duties customarily designated with a Head Coach.
- Teach six hour load per semester (fall and spring) and three hour load during summer term (either summer I or summer II) in the department of Health and Human Performance.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director and/or the Head, Department of Health and Human Performance.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Requires a MasterÔ??s degree in Health and Human Performance or a closely related field plus four (4) years work experience as a coach at either the Division I, II NCAA level. Must have demonstrated ability to lead and direct a sports program; working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; good oral and written communication skills; and strong organizational skills.
Supervision of Personnel
Assistant Coach and students.