Bowling Green State University – Head Women’s Tennis Coach


Position Summary

The Head Women’s Tennis Coach will direct all phases of the day-to-day operations of the BGSU women’s tennis program, including but not limited to: recruitment, instruction, development and competitive coaching of student-athletes.  Also to include scheduling, coordination of travel, fundraising and camps, and to represent and promote the women’s tennis program within the established guidelines of BGSU, the Mid-American Conference and NCAA. The head coach must also have a commitment to the academic success of student-athletes, community engagement, positive public relations and the fiscal management of the program.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coaching and instruction for both practices and competitions – this includes off season workouts.
  • Recruiting and communications with potential student-athletes and parents (includes:  JumpForward software, NCAA paperwork, travel, etc.).
  • Fundraising and maintaining relationships with Alumni.
  • Hire and evaluate assistant coaches.
  • Promoting the program to the campus and community through public speaking and various community activities.
  • Development and maintenance of annual budget (operations, recruiting, travel).
  • Arranging team travel, including team practices at Perrysburg Tennis Center and scheduling of opponents.
  • Administer camps and clinics.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities 

  • Very strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Organizational, Managerial skills
  • Knowledge of NCAA rules/regulations
  • Experience working and communicating with diverse groups of people
  • Leadership, Supervisory skills
  • Familiarity with higher education/university setting
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Creativity
  • Knowledge of budgets, budgeting

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required.  Degree must be conferred at the time of application.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and comply with the university’s vehicle use policy.  

The following experience is required:

  • 3 years of collegiate tennis coaching experience at the NCAA Division I, II, III or at an NAIA-affiliated institution and/or Tennis Club Instructor experience.
  • Pass the NCAA coaches test required annually.


Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefits package available

Deadline to apply: July 22, 2022


Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package.  This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, flexible work options, holidays and parental leave.  For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.pdf (

To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.

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