Assistant Coach Women's Tennis, Athletics
Assists the Head coach in development and administration of the University’s Women’s Tennis Program.
Hours per Week
Months per Year
Temporary or Fixed-Term Assignment End Date
Depends on experience
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.