Student managers for TCU Athletics are critical to the daily operations and success of each team and the Equipment room. These individuals provide assistance with laundry, equipment care and maintenance, practice set-up, and occasionally travel with teams and provide assistance in various ways on road trips. These members of the equipment staff are asked to commit a great deal of their time and energy to the teams that they work for.
Interested in starting your own career as a Student Manager? If so, please complete the Student Manager Application.
Once your application is submitted and received by our staff you will be informed of where we are in our hiring process. Student Manager Positions are extremely limited due to the success of TCU Athletics, however, if positions are available, we will work on setting up an interview time with you to provide you with more information about the positions available.
- Student Manager Requirements: Must be a CURRENT or INCOMMING full-time student (minimum 12 credit hours per semester); Must be in good academic standing with the University; Must follow all team rules.
- Student Manager Benefits: Being a Student Manager is a great opportunity to be actively involved with TCU Athletics and the various programs on a first hand basis. As part of our program, student managers will have opportunity to travel with the teams on road trips as well as gain insight to the daily activities involved with operating a collegiate athletic program. Student managers also receive athletic apparel.
- Student Manager Compensation: Managers HIRED and EMPLOYED by the TCU Equipment Room are compensated using a graduated pay scale. We reward longevity and commitment to the program with monetary increases each year. Two semester equals one year. Managers hired by a specific sport and outside of the equipment room are compensated on the agreed upon pay scale between the prospective student manager and sport in which they work. On-Field managers earn more due to the time commitment required to that particular sport.
- Student Manager NCAA Regulations: A manager is an individual who performs traditional managerial duties (e.g., equipment, laundry, hydration) and meets the following additional criteria: The individual shall be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student (see Bylaws 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52.1.4), except that during his or her final semester or quarter of a degree program, he or she may be enrolled in less than a full-time program of studies, provided he or she is carrying (for credit) the courses necessary to complete the degree requirements;
a) The individual may participate in limited on-court or on-field activities during practice (e.g., assist with drills, throw batting practice) or competition (e.g., assist with warm-up activities) involving student-athletes on a regular basis;
b) The individual shall not provide instruction to student-athletes;
c) The individual shall not participate in countable athletically related activities (e.g., practice player) except as permitted in Bylaw 11.01.6-(b);
d) In baseball, the individual shall forfeit any remaining eligibility in the sport at the institution at which the individual serves as a manager. (Adopted: 4/29/10 effective 8/1/10); and
e) Any individual that is associated with a prospect (IAWP - any person who maintains contact with a men's basketball prospective student-athlete, the prospective student-athlete's relatives or legal guardians, or coaches at any point during the prospective student-athlete's participation in men's basketball, and whose contact is directly or indirectly related to the prospective student-athlete's athletic skills and/or NCAA eligibility) is prohibited to be employed by the University and Athletic Department.
Were you a Student Manager at TCU?
Over the years, our database of previous student managers has disappeared. Our goal is to build the most up-to-date Student Manager Alumni database we can with your help. This will not only help us keep in touch, but it will help us plan alumni outings, alumni game day experiences, and monthly Equipment Manager Newsletters.
If you were a student manager, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know...
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