Assists Head Coach in administration of the intercollegiate athletics program.
Nine (9) month position with possible renewal based on identified funding.
Develops a fundamental knowledge and maintains compliance of rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics while working within the department’s rules, regulations and policies.
Participates in the effective recruiting, instruction and coaching of student-athletes, emphasizing fundamentals, conditioning, game preparation and strategy.
Supports an environment that emphasizes academics as a priority, making every effort to ensure that all student-athletes meet academic requirements, while working to integrate sports into the academic life of the University.
Supports discipline in the program, promotes fairness, understanding and protectiveness of student-athletes while motivating them.
Helps to create an environment of cooperation and continuous improvement, maintaining positive communications supporting the athletic program, the University and University staff.
Participates in marketing and promotional activities with media, alumni and civic groups consistent with the objectives of the athletic program.
Assists with recruiting evaluations, official visits and any travel-related activities of prospective student-athletes.
Possibility of teaching and/or coordinating tennis club operations upon completion of the Eve Zimmerman Tennis Center.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
This position serves as Campus Security Authority (CSA) as outlined by the Clery Act. CSAs have federally mandated responsibilities to report crimes that are reported them.
Education/Experience/Certifications: • One (1) year of related tennis experience (playing, coaching, or operations).
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Skills/Knowledge and Expertise:
• Working knowledge of NCAA and Conference Rules and Regulations as they pertain to student-athletes. • Knowledge of effective coaching practices. • Recruiting skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion.
Internal Number: 149098
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