Lake Forest College invites applications for the part-time position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. The College is located just north of Chicago, in a vibrant tennis area. The position, which is ideal for someone desiring experience in a Division III collegiate coaching environment, will offer the chosen candidate the opportunity to assist the head coach with a wide variety of coaching duties in order to accomplish the overall goals and objectives of the tennis programs. The nature of the position is such that a considerable amount of evening and weekend work may be necessary. The chosen candidate will demonstrate the ability to work as a member of the Forester athletic department “team” and support the mission, goals, and procedures of the department and the College.
The successful candidate will assist the head coach with practice and meet coaching, recruiting (including off-campus travel to prospective student-athlete competitions), daily administrative operations, strength and conditioning supervision, and other duties as assigned. Candidates must have strong interpersonal communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment while motivating student-athletes, and be insurable to drive College vehicles.
Bachelor’s degree required with college playing and/or coaching experience preferred. Strong USTA 4.0+ with a solid understanding of strategy and technique also considered.
Salary and Benefits:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Review of applications begins immediately. Interested candidates should e-mail resume and references to: Scot Reinhart, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A highly selective liberal arts college located on Chicago’s North Shore, Lake Forest College enrolls approximately 1,600 students from over 40 states and 70 countries. Lake Forest College is one of the most diverse small colleges in the Midwest with nearly 40% of our student body comprised of domestic minority and international students. The College sponsors 25 intercollegiate varsity sports, with approximately 400 student-athletes competing annually, and is a member of NCAA Division III. Lake Forest College embraces diversity and encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.For more information on Lake Forest College and Forester Athletics, please visit www.lakeforest.edu.