Assistant Coach Women's Tennis, Athletics
Gonzaga University - Spokane, WA

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Position Information

Position Title
Assistant Coach Women's Tennis, Athletics

Women's Tennis


Job Summary
Assists the Head coach in development and administration of the University’s Women’s Tennis Program.

Work Schedule

Hours per Week

Months per Year

Employment Status

Temporary or Fixed-Term Assignment End Date

Hiring Salary
Depends on experience

Essential Functions
Assists in providing coaching and administrative duties to support the NCAA Division I Women’s Tennis program including:

• assists in coordinating day to day practice on the court and practice preparation
• assists in organizing and coordinating all travel plans, vans, accommodations, etc,
• assists in coordinating all scouting and recruiting of student athletes for Women’s Tennis program
• operates the Women’s Tennis program in compliance with NCAA rules and operating procedures
• assists in completing and maintaining all forms and records as required for NCAA .
• assists in supervising student employees
• assists in maintaining and ordering equipment and supplies

Assists in maintaining and monitoring information required for NCAA eligibility of each student athlete and informs the athletes on NCAA rules and regulations.

Assists in monitoring the academic performance of student athletes to assure graduation of the student athletes.

Assists in maintaining a close working relationship with the SID regarding media relations, public relations, promotion, and awards to promote intercollegiate athletics as an integral part of the University.

Assist in maintaining a close working relationship with the trainer in regards to athletic injury, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention.

Contributes through departmental policies, procedures, and actions to University-wide gender equity and cultural diversity efforts and to foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation.

Performs other duties as assigned in support of the Gonzaga mission.

Other Functions
Assists as needed with driving duties.

Assists other members of the Athletic department during peak periods and with special workload projects.

Contributes to Athletic Department’s involvement in University and community programs by participation in University and community committees, activities, etc.

Employees of Gonzaga University’s Athletic Department must comply with all NCAA rules and regulations, and acknowledge this compliance as part of an evaluation process.

Supervision Given/Received
Reports to the Head Women’s Tennis Coach. Incumbent expected to work independently without direct supervision using independent judgment and discretion. May supervise the work of student employees.

Minimum Qualifications
High School diploma or GED equivalent.

2 years playing and/or coaching experience in Tennis with knowledge of rules of the game and playing strategies.

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulation; ability to pass NCAA coach’s certification test.

Ability to travel throughout the academic year and summer.

Ability to communicate with and motivate student athletes.

Ability to pass a pre-employment physical.

Valid driver’s license with good driving record.

Desired Qualifications
Degree in related field Physical Education, Recreation, Sports Administration, Business or Psychology.

College level and/or Division I tennis playing and/or coaching experience.

International playing and/or coaching experience.

Physical Demands
The administrative portion of this position (20%) is essentially a sedentary job. May involve extensive wrist and hand movements related to computer keyboarding and/or typing work. The coaching/recruiting/promoting functions (80%) involve time standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 50lbs) walking, carrying, traveling and other movements.

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