Job Title: Full-Time Tennis Coach
FLSA Status : Exempt
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.
IMG - 20 months ago