The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) – Head Men’s Tennis Coach


Close Date: 06/01/2022

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) is a Top 25 public university nationally and a Top 10 ‘best value’ university.  A Carnegie R1 research institution, UIC features 16 top-ranked colleges, 100 degree programs, and an 18:1 faculty:student ratio.  UIC is home to more than 34,000 students and boasts 300,000 living alumni. One of the nation’s most diverse campuses and Chicago’s largest university, UIC is located just a mile from the famed Chicago Loop. UIC is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment for its students and fostering a sense of belonging. 

UIC Flames Athletics is a NCAA Division I athletic program, sponsoring 300 student-athletes across 18 varsity sports. UIC will become the 12th member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) beginning with the 2022-23 academic year.

The Head Coach, Men’s Tennis is Responsible for the development, implementation and promotion of a successful sport program. Click Here: UIC Men’s Tennis Program Overview


• Coach and train the members of the team during practices and competitions. Assess skills and 
instruct athletes on technique.
• Oversee the recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Identify, evaluate, contact and meet 
student-athletes and parents. Set up campus visits and attend competitions to observe prospects.
• Organize, plan and schedule daily practices and drills. Implement plan for game preparation; 
determine game strategy.
• Collaborate with athletic staff and university faculty to monitor academic progress of student- 
athletes to ensure that athletic eligibility and academic standards are maintained.
• Schedule competitions and develop travel plans. Manage budget.
• Develop and promote summer camps.
• Participate in fund raising and alumni relations activities.
• Adhere to all University, Horizon League and NCAA rules and regulations.
• Develop and promote summer camps (if applicable).
Staff Management
• Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, 
develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.

Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree in sports management, education or in a related field. Master’s degree preferred. 
Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. 

CPR and safety certifications.

A minimum of five years of athletic coaching experience. Strong interpersonal, management and 
communication skills.

To Apply Please Visit: Job Details: Head Coach Men’s Tennis – Athletics (

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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