Trinity College in Hartford CT, an NCAA Division III, liberal arts and science college in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), is seeking to fill a full-time, faculty head coach position for our Women’s Tennis program. Trinity plays competitively in the NESCAC conference and the New England region. The candidate will be expected to help the program continue to grow and compete at the highest level in NCAA division III women’s tennis.
Trinity College seeks a staff that reflects the changing demographics of our student body. Our student body is diverse, representing 41 states and 70 countries, with 21 percent U.S. students of color and 50 percent who identify as women. Trinity is a highly selective, independent, nonsectarian liberal arts institution located in the capital city of Hartford, Conn. With more than 2,100 full-time undergraduate students and 91 graduate students and as a preeminent liberal arts college in an urban setting, Trinity College prepares students to be bold, independent thinkers who lead transformative lives.
In addition to all coaching, recruiting, budgeting, and team management responsibilities, the head coach will also assist with the implementation of Trinity’s new Wellness Curriculum, perform a secondary duty as assigned, assist with event management, and be expected to serve on department and/or college committees. This position also requires both night and weekend availability throughout the academic year.
Bachelor’s degree is required with a master’s degree preferred. Also, three to five years of coaching experience is needed, preferably at the intercollegiate level, and the candidate must be knowledgeable of the NESCAC and NCAA Division III philosophies.
Applicants with disabilities should request, in advance, any accommodation to participate more fully in the application process.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The Trinity College Department of Athletics is committed to creating a community of belonging, acceptance, respect, and understanding of differences for our entire athletic family. In addition to the Athletics Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Committee, which meets on a weekly basis and is comprised of administrators, coaches, student-athletes, and other campus partners, the department focuses on affecting change in our community and the broader Trinity student body to create safe spaces for underrepresented and marginalized groups, dismantle systematic racism, and develop allyship through dedicated education, training, dialogue, and action.
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All applicants must apply online by submitting their resume, cover letter and 3 references.
Review of applications will begin three weeks after the role posting date.