University of Lynchburg – Men’s & Women’s Tennis Graduate Assistant Coach


The University of Lynchburg, a private regional university, located in the beautiful foothills of the  Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia is seeking a graduate assistant coach to join our men’s and women’s tennis teams.  

The graduate assistant reports to, is supervised by, and evaluated by the Director of Tennis.  The evaluation of work performance will be ongoing and will be carried out by the Director of  Tennis. It will include the specific duties and responsibilities of this position description plus employee attitude and general working behavior. 

Job Type: Part-time, ninth-month position. Not benefit eligible  

Start Date: August 1, 2022 

Job Purpose: To assist the Director of Tennis in all aspects of their respective program.  

Specific Job Duties: (Please list below): 

● Assist the head coach with related duties that include but are not limited to practice  design and implementation, recruiting, scouting reports, and video review. The  candidate must have a commitment to upholding the academic and athletic mission of  the University. All candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to  communicate with all members of the campus community. Other job related duties as  assigned by the Director of Tennis and Athletic Director.  


● Stipend and tuition waiver for graduate classes  


● Based on the needs of the program 


● Ability to communicate effectively and have the ability to understand, comprehend and  follow directions 

● Must have good teamwork skills 

Required Qualifications: (please list) 

● Bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be accepted into the graduate program at the  University of Lynchburg. All candidates must have strong interpersonal skills and an  ability to communicate with all members of the campus community. 

University’s website: 


Work Remotely: 

● No 

We seek candidates who are committed to the University of Lynchburg’s efforts to create an  environment that fosters a student-centered environment, develops the breadth of knowledge  associated with liberal education, respects and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion, values 

and celebrates diverse faith traditions, and sustains close working relationships among faculty,  staff, students, alumni, and community partners. 

Candidates must successfully pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University. To  apply, please submit a University employment application and resumé, along with names and  contact information of three business references to: University of Lynchburg, Attn: Human  Resources, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501, or email: and Chris Johnson, Director of Tennis, 

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity within its community and welcomes  applications from persons of color, women, Indigenous/aboriginal people of North America,  persons with disabilities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and others who may contribute to the  further diversification of the University of Lynchburg community. 

The University of Lynchburg is an equal opportunity employer.

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