The position of Head Coach for the U.S.
National Racquetball Team entails the following responsibilities:
1. Select and
recommend the Assistant Coach, subject to approval by the U.S. Team
Committee and the USRA Board of Directors.
2. Communicate with
the Board of Directors, U.S. Team Liaison, and the U.S. Team Committee
regarding team selection, disciplinary actions, trip assignments, etc.
coaching philosophy and responsibilities of the coaching staff, including
the division of assignments.
4. Maintain lines
of communication with all U.S. Team Members in regard to their training and
5. Help establish
training programs for team members to follow when not in competition.
6. Attend the
necessary competitions as designated by the Team Committee and the USRA
Board of Directors.
7. Help conduct the
team training camp and oversee the selection of athletes to represent the
USRA at each of the competitions.
8. Work with the
Team Leader and Team Liaison to ensure that all trips are handled in an
efficient manner, so that the athletes are afforded the opportunity to
compete under the best conditions.
9. Work with the
individual athletes as needed in terms of their strengths and weaknesses
relative to the team. Help team athletes set goals so they can achieve
success and be the best representatives of the USRA program.
leadership of the team so each of the members will understand that they
answer directly to the Head Coach when there are issues or concerns about
training, reports, behavior, etc.