The Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach reports directly to the Director of Athletics and is responsible for all aspects of the men’s and women’s tennis program in accordance with NJCAA Division I and Alabama Community College Conference rules and philosophies.
- Responsible for administration of all aspects of an NJCAA men’s and women’s Division I tennis program including: recruitment and retention of student athletes; grant-in-aid recommendations; academic integrity; fiscal management; scheduling; compliance with NJCAA, ACCC, and Institute rules and regulations.
- Equipment purchase recommendations (purchase of uniforms consistent with MMI Athletic licensing and color guides including equipment care and yearly inventory).
- Academic advisor for members of the men’s and women’s tennis teams
- Development of fall and spring competitions under policy and budget guidelines, to include the arrangement of transportation, meals and lodging for competitions off campus.
- Compliance with all NJCAA, ACCC, MMI, and Athletic Department rules, regulations and policies.
- Alumni, community, and media relations, fundraising and any other duties as assigned.
- Maintain professional and ethical academic standards.
- Bachelor’s Degree.
- Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a tennis coach.
- Ability to objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics.
- Knowledge of Tennis Course standards and maintenance.
- Knowledge of USTA/ITA rules.
- Working knowledge of NJCAA and ACCC rules and regulations.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills required with the ability to effectively communicate both within and outside the College including, but not limited to, MMI faculty and staff, student athletes, parents, recruits, coaches, alumni, and the public; maintain a congenial rapport with all those he/she comes in contact with.