The Assistant Volleyball Coach assists the Head Volleyball Coach with directing and supervising the operation of the volleyball program within the rules and regulations of the Texas State University System, Lamar University, the Western Athletic Conference, and the NCAA. The position requires a commitment to compliance and academics leading to graduation of student-athletes. The position requires active involvement in the community for fundraising purposes. Examples of work performed: 1. Assists the Head Volleyball Coach with a variety of administrative duties. 2. Assists the Head Volleyball Coach with on court coaching during practice and competition. 3. Assists in developing a successful recruiting program and will attempt to recruit the best students as well as athletes. 5. Recognizes and promotes the best interest of the student-athletes both academically and athletically – encouraging each to graduate. 6. Actively participates in fundraising and development along with the Head Volleyball Coach and the Athletics Director. 7. Assists the Head Volleyball Coach with running a program within budget guidelines. 8. Assists in the provision of public information which will be provided through the Media Relations Office in accordance with policies mutually agreed upon by the coaches, the Director of Athletics and Lamar University.
Bachelor’s degree required.
1 – 2 years college coaching and/or playing experience required
Knowledge of NCAA rules required
Strict adherence to established NCAA, Western Athletic Conference, Texas State University System and Lamar University rules and regulations is required. A violation of these rules and regulations can lead to disciplinary action including termination.
Reports Directly to the: Head Volleyball Coach
About Lamar University
Lamar University (Lamar or LU) is a public university in Beaumont, Texas. Lamar has been a member of the Texas State University System since 1995. It was the flagship institution of the former Lamar University System. As of the fall of 2020, the university enrollment was 17,488 students. Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board reportable enrollment was 15,799. Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The university is named for Mirabeau B. Lamar, the second president of the Republic of Texas.