Swarthmore College – Women’s Tennis Assistant Coach

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Description

Coach and mentor female tennis athletes in a highly academic and nationally ranked Division III women’s tennis program and support opportunities for tennis growth in the local community. 

Location

Swarthmore College is a Division III institution located in a small, leafy community about 10 miles outside of Philadelphia, PA. The college has 12 outdoor tennis courts and an indoor center with 3 Rebound Ace courts.

The position is part-time with responsibilities primarily assisting the head coach with:

  • On-court coaching for team practice and individual training sessions
  • Recruitment of potential team members
  • Traveling for dual matches and tournaments during Fall and Spring semester
  • Mentoring student-athletes during the academic school year

Secondary duties will include assisting with:

  • Team development and DEI initiatives 
  • Alumni relations and community outreach initiatives
  • Additional Source of Income – Loomis Racquet Academy (LRA) Staff

This position has the potential to be a year-round opportunity to promote and teach in our programming with youth and adult tennis programs in the local community. 

The ideal candidate should have a background coaching competitive athletes as well as a proven ability to teach and develop a variety of ages and skill levels. They should have a passion for the sport and be a positive, energetic, and trustworthy leader. Other essential characteristics are strong organizational skills, excellent communication, and the ability to work a flexible schedule (some evenings, mornings, weekends are common). 

Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Jeremy Loomis at jloomis1@swarthmore.edu

Candidates will be considered in June/July and should start by late August. 

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