Xavier University Athletics is seeking an Assistant Coach for Men and Women’s Tennis. This is a part-time position. Reporting directly to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach is responsible for coaching Division I student athletes for Men’s and Women’s Tennis. Qualified candidates must possess a philosophy of coaching and education that fits the mission of Xavier University and the goals of the Xavier Athletics program. Candidates must also have the ability to interact and represent Xavier Athletics and the University well with a diverse constituency of students, faculty, alumni and media.
Duties include but are not limited to:
planning and implementation of daily practices, coordination of strength training program, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, adhering to all departmental policies and procedures, as well as having a competent understanding of rules and regulations of the University, the Big East Conference and the NCAA.
Provide leadership and guidance necessary for a positive competitive environment
Assist with physical and mental preparation both in-season and off-season
Organize team meetings for distribution of athletic information forms, sports information forms, NCAA student-athlete statements and drug policy
Maintain regular contact with Head Coach with regard to transportation, facility preparation and condition, budgets
Assure compliance with NCAA and Big East rules and regulations
Regular communication with student-athlete academic support team
Work with Head Coach to complete administrative details for the sport
Confirm regular season schedule and practice schedule
Responsible for travel arrangements and funds for travel
Confirm the status and health of student-athletes with athletic training staff
The employee agrees to have knowledge of and compliance with NCAA, the BIG EAST Conference and the Xavier University Athletic Department’s rules and regulations. The employee must have a valid driver’s license and meet the requirements for insurability under Xavier University’s policy.
Xavier Athletics is strongly committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity. These values are central to our mission. Candidates who have worked with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to our mission are encouraged to identify their experiences and interests.
To ensure consideration, interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references on Xavier University’s website at https://www.xavier.edu/working-at-xavier/ by November 1, 2019.