Tennis Coach

TITLE:Tennis Coach
Athletic Department
DATE POSTED: Thursday, October 5, 2017
LOCATION: Longview
REPORTS TO: Athletic Director


Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility that will include many evenings and weekends.  


Coach Tennis players, directing tennis facilities and performing tennis program functions.  Provide leadership and instruction in the academic, athletic, and spiritual development of tennis student/athletics.  Ensure compliance with the university, conference and NCAA policies and regulations, recruit and retain highly skilled student-athletics for the men’s and women’s tennis teams consistent with the LETU philosophy and standards.  Scheduling, planning and managing of home and away men’s tennis matches, creating and providing documents, reports, and information required for the men’s and women’s tennis program and department functions.  Monitor academic process of members of men’s and women’s tennis teams.  Provide skill training and practice organization for men’s and women’s tennis.  Represent the University in public relations and marketing activities that promote the men’s and women’s tennis programs and athletic department and, perform duties as requested by the director of athletics.


Bachelor’s degree in Business and Management or related field.  Minimum 2 years experience as a tennis professional.  Must be certified by the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) with a professional rating degree.  Must be certified by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) with a high-performance coaching program, must be qualified with professional ratings in Juniors and Adults to teach tennis, skill in training high performance Junior Tennis players and adult competitors, must be able to evaluate Athletes’ Readiness to play and provide participation clearances when necessary and warranted.  Mastery in Sports Rules, Game, Strategies, and Performance principles, such as specific ways of moving the body, hands or feet, to achieve desired results.




Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled.  In accordance with applicable provisions of federal law, applicants for employment who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University and applicants for admission to educational programs or activities are considered without discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, handicapping condition, national origin or genetic information. Inquiries about this policy should be directed to the Director of Human Resources, (903) 233-4170.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  Send completed application, and a current resume to:  
LeTourneau University
ATTN:  Human Resources
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-4103
E-mail address:  HumanResources@letu.edu


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

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