USAR Adult National Team Head Coach Posting

Sept. 25, 2019, 2:33 p.m. (ET)


September 25, 2019

USA RACQUETBALL
U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach -- Invitation to Apply

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USA Racquetball's U.S. Team Committee will be accepting applications through November 15, 2019, for the position of U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach.

U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach Responsibilities

  • -  Coach U.S. Adult National Team at all international events (2-3 times annually, each 10-12 days in duration); travel expenses covered by USA Racquetball

  • -  Nominate staff for each international competition (subject to U.S. Team Committee and Board approval)

  • -  Utilizing strong communication skills, initiate and maintain consistent and timely contact with athletes

  • -  Assist with training programs and schedules for/with athletes

  • -  Attend each U.S. Team qualifying event; travel expenses covered by USA Racquetball if not playing in the event

  • -  Support fundraising efforts to assist USA Racquetball with US Team expenses

  • -  Serve as member of U.S. Team Committee

  • -  Possess thorough understanding of Team USA Handbook and ensure Team's adherence both in and out of competition

  • -  Perform other assignments as designated from time to time by USA Racquetball

    U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach Qualifications

  • -  International coaching and/or international competitive experience at Pro/Open level

  • -  Teaching or instructional certification; USA Racquetball Instructor Program (USAR-IP) certification required upon engagement

  • -  Fundraising experience

  • -  Current member of USA Racquetball

  • -  Spanish language proficiency preferred but not required

    Length of term

    Reviewed annually at Board of Directors Meeting in May of each year

    Compensation

    Negotiable monthly stipend

Conflicts of Interest

To avoid actual or perceived coaching conflicts, the Head Coach must be judicious in how 
individual coaching is applied within the context of overall Head Coach job responsibilities. Any potential applicant who desires more information on this requirement of the Head Coach position is invited to contact U.S. Team Committee Chair Larry Haemmerle by email.

Application / Deadline

Submit résumé with cover letter via email on or before November 15, 2019, to U.S. Team Committee Chair Larry Haemmerle at usarteamcommitteechair@gmail.com with USA Racquetball Head Coach Position in the subject line.

For information on Team USA, visit www.usaracquetball.com. From the home page, select Programs/Team USA. Of particular interest is the US Team Handbook: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Racquetball/Programs/Team-USA/US-Team-Handbook

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U.S. Adult National Team Head Coach Selection Timeline

After the application and interview process is complete, the U.S. Team Committee will make its recommendation to the USA Racquetball Board of Directors for final approval. The timeline is approximate as follows:

  • -  Posting -- on or before October 1, 2019

  • -  Application Deadline -- November 15, 2019 (firm)

  • -  Analysis of applicants -- November 2019

  • -  Interviews -- December 2019

  • -  Decision and submission for approval to Board of Directors -- December 2019/January 2020

  • -  Anticipated effective date -- February 1, 2020

About USA Racquetball

USA Racquetball, founded in 1969, is recognized by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport. USA Racquetball annually conducts six national championships and sanctions hundreds of tournaments for players of all ages and skill levels. The organization also organizes the Adult and Junior National Racquetball Teams, oversees the Official Rules of Racquetball, administers National Player Rankings, manages a college scholarship program, and supports the introduction of new players to the sport.