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Coaching Roles

Staff Declaration Procedures


Football Coaching Declaration Form

Men's Golf Coaching Declaration Form

Men's Basketball Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Basketball Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Golf Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Soccer Coaching Declaration Form

Cross-Country/Track Coaching Declaration Form

Softball Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Swimming Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Tennis Coaching Declaration Form

Women's Volleyball Coaching Declaration Form



Head or Assistant Coach


A head or assistant coach is any coach who is designated by the institution's athletics department to perform coaching duties and who serves in that capacity on a volunteer or paid basis.

Volunteer Coaches

Sports other than football, men's basketball and women's basketball may employ volunteer coaching staff members. Volunteer coaches may not be paid in any capacity by North Texas, but may receive compensation for working North Texas camps or clinics. Volunteer coaches may participate in coaching activities, but are prohibited from any off-campus recruiting activities. Volunteer coaches may be involved in the on-campus recruitment of prospects (i.e., official visit meals, campus tours. etc.).

Volunteer Coach Agreement


Graduate Assistant Coaches


Graduate assistant coaches are only allowed in the sport of football at North Texas. GAs must be fully admitted and enrolled in a graduate degree program at North Texas. They can participate in coaching student-athletes and are limited to on-campus recruiting of prospective student-athletes.

Graduate Assistant Coaching Agreement


Non-Coaching Staff Members with Sport-Specific Responsibilities


Non-coaching staff members with sport-specific responsibilities may not participate in any coaching or off-campus recruiting activities. They may be involved in on-campus recruiting of prospects and meetings with the coaching staff regarding competition, but must refrain from interacting with student-athletes in a coaching manner. Please contact the Compliance Office regarding communication with prospects.

Non-Coaching Staff Member Responsibilities and Agreement


Student Managers

Managers must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students and must also serve in the traditional role of a manager in dealing with equipment, laundry or hydration. While a manager may not instruct student-athletes or participate in countable activities, he/she may participate in limited on-court/field activities with student-athletes (i.e., rebounding, warm-up activities or shagging balls, throwing batting practice, etc.).

Student Manager Responsibilities and Agreement


Undergraduate Student Assistant Coaches

If a student-athlete has exhausted his/her eligibility or has suffered a career-ending injury, he/she may be eligible for an undergraduate student-assistant coaching opportunity. This student would need to have time remaining on his/her 5-year clock and also be enrolled in full-time credits to be able to serve in this position. An undergraduate student-assistant coach may participate in coaching activities with the current team, but is prohibited from any off-campus recruiting activities.

Undergraduate Student Assistant Agreement