Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis

Location
Springfield
Posted
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Company Description:

Founded in 1845, Wittenberg is a nationally ranked, private, liberal arts college related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and has an enrollment of about 2,000 students. Wittenberg enjoys a national reputation for excellent academic standards and is widely known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Wittenberg has an exceptional staff and award-winning faculty who share a commitment to undergraduate teaching, research, and development of students into successful global citizens. Situated on 100 acres of rolling hills in Springfield Ohio, Wittenberg is easily accessible from Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati.

Wittenberg is a NCAA Division III institution participating in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) and offers a broad-based intercollegiate athletics program with 24 varsity teams - 12 for men and 12 for women - and numerous club and intramural opportunities. Annually, Wittenberg places among the top four in the North Coast Athletic Conference All-sports standings.

Job Description:

Wittenberg University is seeking applications for Head Coach of Men's and Women's Tennis.  The position is responsible for managing all aspects of an NCAA Division III athletic program and will interact effectively and appropriately with student-athletes, parents, alumni, faculty, administrators, peers, and community members.  The Coach will evaluate prospects, maintain and ensure student-athlete academic integrity, demonstrate a commitment to the mission and values of Wittenberg University and Division III athletics, and comply with NCAA, conference, and university rules and regulations.

Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate practice and match-day preparation and scheduling.
  • Recruit & graduate student-athletes for the tennis program.
  • Engage parents, alumni, and community members in tennis events.
  • Ensure fiscal management for the sport.
  • Other duties as requested.

Requirements:

For this position, we require that candidates have a bachelor's degree, previous collegiate playing experience, and 1-3 years of previous collegiate coaching experience.  

Travel is required as well as some evening and weekend work.

Additional Information:

Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student body and society at-large. We believe it is educationally imperative to further our students' appreciation and understanding of a culturally diverse society, and we are committed to ensuring a diverse environment for all individuals, regardless of race, gender, religion, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, or disability. In that spirit, we are especially interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

We ask candidates to set-up an account and make application through our online system. To apply, please upload the following documents in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat format.

1. Resume
2. Cover letter
3. Name, address, and phone number of three professional references.

If you are a person with a disability and require assistance with the application process, please contact Wittenberg's Human Resources Department at 937.327.7517.