Connecticut College – Men’s & Women’s Tennis Head Coach


Connecticut College, a highly selective private liberal arts college in New London, CT, and a member of the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is accepting applications for the position of Head Coach of Men’s & Women’s Tennis. This is a full-time appointment with adjunct faculty status beginning August 2021. Primary responsibilities involve coaching and coordinating all aspects of a Division III men’s & women’s tennis program competing in the most competitive conference in the nation. Requirements include Bachelor’s degree (with Master’s degree preferred), coaching experience in tennis at the collegiate or comparable level, and the proven ability to recruit student-athletes capable of succeeding at a highly selective liberal arts institution competing at the highest level of Division III. The successful candidate will also have the highest ethical standards with regard to NCAA and NESCAC rules.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop a highly competitive tennis program that competes at the highest level of Division III. The successful candidate will join a committed department dedicated to providing for our students an environment that allows them to strive for excellence in the classroom and in intercollegiate competition. Our coaches are faculty members who have coaching, teaching, and administrative responsibilities in the Department of Physical Education & Athletics. Their commitment to the mission of the College is demonstrated by their full integration into the life of the campus community.

Connecticut College educates students to put the liberal arts into action as citizens in a global society. A private, highly selective institution in New London, Connecticut, mid-way between New York and Boston, the College is notable for its strong academic programs, friendly campus, and emphasis on broad interdisciplinary teaching and research. With a student/faculty ratio of 10/1, students learn from their professors in classrooms, studios, labs, and across the residential campus and the entire globe. The intimate size of our community (approximately 1800 students from 45 states and 70 countries) fosters collaboration among faculty, staff and students.

The College’s Board of Trustees, President, administration, faculty and staff share a commitment to diversity. We foster the values of equity, inclusion, and respect for all human differences, for these are essential to the fulfillment of our mission. Structural evidence of this commitment can be seen in our Center for Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity, our Division of Institutional Equity and Inclusion, our Unity House Multicultural Center, LGBTQIA Center and the Women’s Center, and the diversity programming sponsored by many departments across the campus. The College is also an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit our website,, for more information about the College and our faculty searches.

Applicants should submit the following materials: cover letter, CV, 3 – 5 references with contact information, diversity statement, coaching portfolio (coaching philosophy, recruiting philosophy, practice plan, recruiting plan, player development, athlete expectations, team values/goals and other samples of work).  Materials should be submitted to: Review of materials will continue until the position is filled.

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