North Park University – Women’s Tennis Graduate Assistant


North Park University, a member of the nationally recognized College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin, would like to announce that applications are now being accepted for the position of Women’s Tennis – Graduate Assistant. The assistantship will begin in January 2020 and includes tuition remission, a meal plan, and an annual stipend.


•Analyze performance and instruct athletes in tennis techniques and strategies in preparation for and during athletics competition.

•Assists the head coach in the coordination of administrative areas of program management including, but not limited to, scheduling of competitions and practices, travel plans, and equipment.

•Assist program with all phases of competitive NCAA and CCIW compliant recruiting.

•Assist with monitoring academic progress of all student-athletes on the team, in connection with the coaching staff, compliance coordinator and athletic director.

•Execute practice and tournament planning/evaluation, including video coordination and breakdown.

•Manage equipment usage.

•Complete other duties as assigned by the head coach, associate athletic directors, and the athletic director.


•A bachelor’s degree is required.

•Applicants must be able to work an untraditional work schedule (i.e. frequent nights and weekends).

•Applicant must obtain acceptance in North Park University graduate program and have a personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education.

•Coaching experience or playing experience and extensive knowledge of the sport of Tennis at the intercollegiate level is required.

•A valid driver’s license is required.

If you meet the above qualifications and wish to be considered a candidate for this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: North Park University, Karl Clifton-Soderstom, Head Women’s Tennis Coach, 3225 W. Foster Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625, E-mail: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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