Johns Hopkins University – Head Men’s Tennis Coach

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The Johns Hopkins University, an NCAA Multi-Divisional member and participant in NCAA DIII and the Centennial Conference for men’s tennis, is accepting applications from qualified candidates for the Head Coach of the varsity men’s tennis team. This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity, academic profile, and success of the men’s tennis program, Department of Athletics and Recreation, and University.  The head coach works closely with other coaches, the athletics administrative staff, and the broader university community to ensure the best experience possible for all student-athletes.  

The Head Men’s Tennis Coach roles and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Development of the tennis team; practice planning, training sessions, scheduling contests, monitoring budget, effectively communicating with all program stakeholders including student-athletes, staff, alumni, parents, and various campus departments.
  • Recruitment of prospective student-athletes that meet the academic profile of the University.
  • Compliance with all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of the NCAA, Centennial Conference, and Johns Hopkins University.
  • Supervision and direction of a staff of part-time assistant coaches, team members, and managers.
  • In partnership with athletic development staff, establishment of fundraising priorities for the men’s tennis program; implementation of appropriate cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies in accordance with department and institutional standards.
  • Proactive collaboration with all administrative areas of the department: finance, HR, development and alumni relations, athletic training, strength & conditioning, athletic communications, facilities, event management, equipment management, and compliance.
  • Facilitation of connection to campus resources for student-athletes.   
  • Demonstration of leadership, sportsmanship, and ethical, mature conduct.
  • Maintenance of a fair and objective relationship with team members.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with three years collegiate varsity coaching experience. Must have current and valid CPR/AED certifications.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree with five years of varsity collegiate coaching experience and previous collegiate head coaching experience.

Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to recruit, retain, train, and develop student-athletes. Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations is required. The ability to relate to both internal and external campus constituencies is also required. Johns Hopkins is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving the collegiate experience for first generation and under-represented groups. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary based on experience. In addition, Johns Hopkins offers a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information on benefits can be found at http://benefits.jhu.edu/.  

The Johns Hopkins University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Persons of diverse ethnic background are especially encouraged to apply.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to Al Lattell, Assistant Director of Athletics/Student-Athlete Development and Community Engagement at alattel1@jhu.edu.

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