Job Title: Part-Time Tennis Coach
Position Summary: Responsible for all aspects of training and coaching student-athletes.
Prepares and delivers a tennis training program for all student-athletes.
Assesses the skill development of each student-athlete, and partners with school staff and performance coaches to ensure their ongoing comprehensive development.
Assists with the psychological preparation of the student-athlete in both pre-match and post-match.
Develops motivational approach to practice and matches.
Works to develop comprehensive knowledge of tennis in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives.
Interacts with the student-athlete as a mentor and as an educator of the sport.
Partners with the student-athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
Effectively communicates to student-athletes and their parents/guardians.
Assures that proper safety is maintained.
Assists in the college placement of the student-athlete.
Travels to tournaments and other events as needed.
Assists in the recruiting of prospective student-athletes.
Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
Experience in coaching and/or playing tennis.
Proficiency in all tennis training and instructional techniques.
Strong commitment to student-athletes and their development.
Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Commitment to comprehensive excellence.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 40 lbs.
Ability to handle outdoor temperatures for a reasonable period of time.
Ability to move around campus including gym, turf, fields, etc.
Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays.