Drexel University – Head Women’s Tennis Coach

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Job Summary

The Head Women’s Tennis Coach will administer, organize and coach the varsity Women’s Tennis team. The Position will support (and report to) the Director of Tennis with the administration of the men’s tennis team as well.

Link to Job Post: https://careers.drexel.edu/en-us/job/498993/head-coach-womens-tennis

Essential Functions

  • Assist in teaching, coaching, training and motivating men and women student-athletes to perform at the highest level through organized team and individual sessions.
  • Foster an environment within the women’s Tennis program that supports the department mission of personal growth and integrity, diversity, leadership, sportsmanship and a commitment to athletic and academic excellence.
  • Select and successfully recruit student-athletes that meet the needs and growth of the program, department and institution.
  • Work effectively with administrators, staff and coaches within the department of athletics to operate effectively within the structure of the organization.
  • Communicate with all constituents of the program including staff, faculty, students, parents, alumni and friends.
  • Monitor academic progress of Student-athletes.
  • Assist the Director of Tennis with program operations including officials, transportation, practices, preseason, videotaping, etc. of both the men’s and women’s programs while focusing on the operations of the women’s program where appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with all University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Foster growth of the women’s tennis through fundraising and outreach.
  • Work to foster growth of the Drexel Tennis community.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Successful background coaching at the collegiate level or the equivalent.
  • Valid Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a student-athlete at the collegiate or professional level.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and instruct the skills and techniques of tennis.
  • An understanding of the role of competitive sports in a dynamic university setting.
  • Strong written, organization and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to provide strong leadership in assisting in managing the complexities of a competitive team. 

Physical Demands

  • Ability to bend, crouch, stoop.

Location

University City, Philadelphia PA

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.

Advertised: Jul 7 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 8 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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