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Position Title:Head Women's Tennis Coach
Posting Number:1116
Department:Athletics
Type of Position:Part Time
Classification:Administrative
Duration of Position:12 Month
Work Schedule:TBD
Number of Hours Per Week:29
Number of Position Openings:1
Brief Summary:

The Head Women’s Tennis Coach is responsible for leading all phases of the program in accordance with all rules and regulations of the NCAA, MAAC and Marist College.  The Head Coach’s responsibilities include but are not limited to: recruiting qualified student-athletes who can compete in a highly selective academic environment, coaching, hiring and managing assistant coaches, scheduling of games, supporting the academic progress of student-athletes; preparing and managing the budget; scheduling and conducting practice sessions; and, implementing strategies for developing and motivating student-athletes to perform at maximum levels.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluation and recruitment of qualified student athletes with the potential for academic and athletic success.    
  • Oversee the plan for each women’s 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.    
  • Ensure compliance of the program with all NCAA, MAAC and Marist College rules, regulations and policies.    
  • Supervise and evaluate assistant coaches and other staff as assigned. Direct and coordinate the activities of assistant coaches in recruiting, team management and practice and game planning.    
  • Manage operating budget. Determine fiscal requirements and prepare budgetary recommendations; monitor, verify and reconcile expenditures of budgeted funds    
  • Assist as needed to raise funds to support the women’s tennis program and Department.    
  • Annually pass the NCAA off-campus recruiting exam.    
  • Attend and participate, in full regalia, the undergraduate commencement ceremonies at the end of each academic year. 

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required.  Strong knowledge of NCAA, MAAC and Marist College rules and regulations; demonstrated ability to recruit quality student-athletes with potential for academic and athletic success; excellent oral and written communication skills.  Collegiate women’s tennis coaching experience preferred.  Ability to manage and develop staff; Strong management and supervisory skills required. Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to completion of probation period.

Required Applicant Documents:Resume, Cover Letter, References
Position Open Date:08/11/2017

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