Belmont Abbey College, an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Conference Carolinas, invites applications for the current position of Assistant Tennis Coach. The successful candidate for this full-time, twelve-month position will work with the head coach to support all aspects of an established collegiate tennis program, including, but not limited to, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, monitoring academic progress toward degree, competition and practice preparation, individual and program development, facility maintenance, fundraising, community activity, along with other duties as assigned. The incumbent must fulfill these duties while adhering to all rules, guidelines and principles as set forth by the NCAA, Conference Carolinas and Belmont Abbey College.
Preference will be given to those candidates who can demonstrate a vision in the recruitment of student-athletes who fit well with the institution’s mission and character as a distinctively Catholic and Benedictine college that views sport as a means of developing virtue. The minimum qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree and one year of coaching tennis, preferably at the collegiate level.
In addition, candidates must wholeheartedly embrace the mission of the College to educate students in the liberal arts and sciences “so that in all things God may be glorified.” The incumbent will consistently demonstrate skills, attitudes, and stable disposition of character to support our Catholic and Benedictine identity while fostering the development of mind, body, and spirit in our students, our staff and the greater community. Finally, candidates must have a sincere appreciation and acceptance of our Catholic approach to education and an understanding of Pope Saint John Paul II’s Ex Corde Ecclesiae.