Newberry College (NCAA D2), located in Newberry, SC, is seeking applicants for our Assistant Women’s and Men’s Tennis Coach position.
The selected candidate will ensure the team operates and conducts themselves within the ideals, goals, rules and regulations set forth by Newberry College, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). The successful candidate will embrace and promote the mission of Newberry College.
Newberry College prepares students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through our supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation, and engaged citizenship in the global society.
This position reports directly to the Head Tennis Coach. The successful candidate will provide leadership, organization, supervision, instruction, and strategic planning for the Wolves women’s and men’s tennis team. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:
Assist the head coach in the following areas:
- Create an atmosphere that emphasizes the student-athlete experience
- Construct a plan to ensure academic success and personal development of student-athletes
- Meet recruiting and retention goals
- Ensure each student-athlete has a pathway towards graduation
- Identify, evaluate, and recruit academically prepared student-athletes in accordance with college policy and NCAA regulations
- Establish an effective communication plan with student-athletes
- Plan a competitive schedule
- Conduct practices in a safe environment
- Effectively manage the budget
- Fundraise for additional program needs
- Implement an effective community service plan
- Promote the women’s and men’s tennis program in the community
- Other duties as assigned by Director of Athletics
Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, and previous collegiate tennis coaching or playing experience is preferred. Upon employment, candidate must successfully complete NCAA certification exam.
To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:
Women’s and Men’s Head Tennis Coach
Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or university policies.
College Employment Policy
These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the
College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.
About Newberry College
Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational institution with a diverse student population. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College continues to be ranked among the South’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report, consistently honored for value (No. 4), social mobility (No. 7) and overall best (No. 11). Offering baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors, four online degree-completion programs, five dual-degree programs, and one graduate program, the College’s foundation remains grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, the College offers 21 NCAA Division II sports, cheerleading, dance and esports. Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the National Association of Schools of Music.