University of Saint Joseph (CT) – Men’s Head Coach


The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

The University has been recognized as a top national university in Connecticut by U.S. News & World Report’s Best College Rankings including being the #1 Connecticut University in “Top Performers on Social Mobility,” #2 Connecticut University in “Best Value Schools,” and #3 Connecticut University in “Best National Universities.”

At University of Saint Joseph, our mission statement profoundly resonates with our faculty and staff and serves as the foundation upon which our employment policy is built. We seek to attract, develop and retain individuals who are committed to our mission. We are committed to providing an environment where diverse talents, perspectives, experiences and contributions are recognized, and one that promotes the “growth of the whole person” with resources that enable employees to meet professional and personal life needs.

Job Description:

This is a part-time, 10-month position. Candidates should demonstrate tennis coaching success; excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; possess a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athletes; and the ability to act as a mentor to all student-athletes of USJ. The Athletic Department is a fast paced, intensive, high energy environment. Coaches and staff work an intensive schedule including weekends and evenings.

Responsibilities (Include but are not limited to)

  • In charge of the recruiting of prospective qualified student-athletes.
  • Organize and plan all practice sessions
  • Game strategies, on and off season conditioning programs and non-traditional season participation.
  • Monitors academic progress of all Tennis student-athletes
  • Monitors Tennis Budget
  • Supervises Assistant Coach
  • Monitors retention of all Tennis student-athletes
  • Organizes travel plans
  • Develops strategies for fundraising
  • Ensure compliance with all College, NCAA Division III and GNAC policies


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years coaching experience as Head or Assistant Coach at the College or High School Level
  • Cultural competency to work with diverse student and/or employee population
  • Commitment to the mission of the University of Saint Joseph
  • Physical ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

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