Assistant Coach - Equestrian

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Assistant Coach - Equestrian


Texas A&M University


Athletic Director

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities.  Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.

Who we are

Texas A&M Athletics department is committed to building champions through academic achievement, athletic excellence, and national recognition of student-athletes, teams, and programs. We are a proud member of the Southeastern Conference, with more than 650 Texas A&M student-athletes competing at the NCAA Division 1-A level in 20 varsity sports .

What we want

The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Coach by providing instruction, demonstrations, evaluations, and teaching of sport to assure individual student athletes and the team reaches maximum potential and assists with administrative duties as assigned. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Salary: Compensation will be commensurate to selected hire’s experience.

Cover Letter/Resume : A cover letter and resume will assist us in our review of your application materials.  These can be uploaded on the application under CV/Resume.

Position details: Travel required with assigned sport. Nights, weekends, and holidays as required to complete assigned duties.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • No prior experience required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of collegiate sport coaching/teaching/playing experience.

Essential Duties/Tasks

  • COACHING - At the direction of the head coach, provide instruction, demonstration, and teaching to the sports dynamic to student-athletes to ensure the maximum potential of individuals and the team as a whole. Assistants in coaching team during scheduled events. Assists with the development and implementation of strategy to obtain maximum level of team and individual performance.

  • RECRUITING - Scouts and recruits prospective student-athletes from high schools, junior and community colleges. Makes recommendations to the head coach regarding potential of student-athlete. At the direction of Head Coach, works with Scholastic Supervisors and Coordinator for Student-Athlete Services to determine each student’s academic qualifications and suitability for admission, assists in making application.

  • ADMINISTRATION - Performs administrative duties as assigned by Head Coach. These duties may include, but are not limited to, coordinating and arranging team travel, coordinating and arranging competitive schedule, organizing and scheduling practice sessions, updating and maintaining student-athlete recruiting databases, updating and maintaining files (both hard copy and video) of opponents, developing and distributing scouting reports on opponents, analyzing opponents film and scouting reports, assisting in the requisitioning and purchasing of uniforms and equipment, organizing on-campus visits by prospective student-athletes (both official and unofficial).

  • ACADEMICS - At the direction of the Head Coach, works closely with Scholastic Supervisors to monitor the scholastic progress of each student-athlete. Assists in enforcement of mandatory study programs for freshman and upperclassmen having academic duties. Enforces Athletic Department requirements for class attendance, make-up course work, etc.

  • COUNSELING - Provides individual counseling to student-athletes as needed on personal problems, team performance, class schedules and the transition to college life. Counsels each student-athlete to set individual goals for improvement of performance.

  • PUBLIC RELATIONS & COMMITTEES - Participates in media-related activities including newspaper, television, radio interviews and new conferences. Accepts speaking engagements and makes public appearances at schools, Aggie Clubs, banquets and civic organizations. Serve on committee or board for the NCAA, Conference, junior college and high school or other sport related organization.

  • COMPLIANCE - Maintains continual and thorough familiarity with all applicable NCAA, Conference and University rules and regulations. Establishes and ensures communication and enforcement of rules and regulations concerning student-athletes: conduct, appearance, road games, punctuality and other areas as deemed appropriate.

In structions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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