Eastern Michigan University – Graduate Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

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Job Description

Eastern Michigan University Women’s Tennis program is seeking one graduate assistant coach. The successful candidate is required to meet the admission standards for the EMU graduate admissions beginning no later than September 2021. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting head coach to conducting practices, fundraising, and other training, team travel, administrative responsibilities, racquet stringing, managing equipment and on-court coaching. This is a great position for someone who wants to enter a career in coaching as the successful candidate will be put in a position to learn every aspect of the coaching industry.

Qualifications

Those interested must possess a bachelor’s degree and have strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and have experience playing or coaching in tennis at the intercollegiate level. Candidates must be willing and able to work weekends, evenings and holidays as required. A valid driver’s license as well as a successful background check are also required. Candidates are required to adhere to the regulations and guidelines as established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the MAC, Eastern Michigan University and the EMU Athletics Department. Preferred qualifications include holding current of former national ranking or All-American status, competition at a Power 5 institution, and multilingual oral and written skills. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation

Candidate will receive a scholarship to be used towards the completion of a master’s degree, and 9-month stipend as compensation. This is a two-year assignment, and will not conisder candidates who cannot commit to two years. Those interested should send their cover letter, résumé and references to Jayson Wiseman at emutenniscoach@gmail.com

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and the position is open until filled.

About the Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University is a large public research university with over 20,000 students, located in Ypsilanti, Michigan. EMU offers over 200 undergraduate and 150 graduate degree opportunities.

Eastern Michigan University is a Division I program that currently sponsors 19 sports all of which are members of the Mid-American Conference (MAC).

Contact: Jayson Wiseman, jwisema7@emich.edu

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