The Head Girls Tennis Coach will work under the supervision of the Ames High Athletics Director. The Head Girls Tennis Coach must realize and appreciate the need to be a leader of the Ames High Athletics Department and be visible in the Ames Community promoting the sport of tennis.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Comprehensive knowledge of the game of tennis is expected.
Extensive knowledge of current tennis coaching techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of the IHSAA rules and expectations for the sport of tennis.
Demonstrated ability to instruct and supervise student-athletes.
Utilization of technology is required.
Communicate effectively in spoken and written words to all stakeholders.
Excellent organizational skills.
Establish a strong rapport with all stakeholders of the Ames High tennis program.
The applicant must embrace a high level of accountability and visibility to the ACSD.
The applicant should be a progressive thinker and a believer in planning and preparation.
The applicant must exhibit and model appropriate sportsmanship at all times.
The applicant must care about the student athlete as a whole person year around.
The applicant must support and expect tennis student-athletes to be multi-sport athletes.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, & LICENSURE:
Experience coaching tennis at the high school level preferred.
State of Iowa coaching endorsement required.
Annual concussion certification required.
Ability to pass a background check required.