The Men’s Tennis Head Coach is responsible for the organization, direction, and administration of all facets of a competitive NCAA Division III Tennis program. This includes teaching and developing players, planning practices and developing game strategies, managing the men tennis staff, recruiting quality student-athletes, scouting, organizing summer camps, alumnae relations and supporting fundraising efforts, administering operating budget, adhering to University policies and NCAA/conference rules and regulations, and program management (e.g. scheduling and planning team travel).
- Develops and executes a strategy for building a competitive men’s tennis team. Implements plans and strategies during practices and competition by teaching and developing student-athletes.
- Oversees the plan for each tennis season, including competitive schedule and practices, i.e., scheduling facilities, administration of practice schedule, overseeing travel arrangements for away competition, any necessary communication with officials.
- Demonstrates a philosophy that emphasizes academic priorities for student-athletes.
- Counsels team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consults with appropriate Department and University members as required.
- Provides leadership and mentorship in the personal and athletic development of student-athletes.
- Fosters a team culture that defines the team and aims to develop athletes holistically.
- In conjunction with strength staff, assists in developing training and conditioning programs.
- Organizes all practice sessions to enhance team performance. Evaluates individual performance and provides leadership and instruction in areas of deficiency as required.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Experience playing and/or coaching tennis at the collegiate level.
- Minimum of seven years of significant and relevant playing and/or coaching experience in highly competitive tennis.
- Knowledge of NCAA rules and compliance issues concerning the administration of intercollegiate athletics.