Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

Denver, CO
Jul 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach is responsible for leading a program that has enjoyed a rich tradition in the RMAC and NCAA Division II. The coach will direct all phases of the men’s and women’s tennis program by establishing and maintaining a high standard of excellence, which includes recruiting academically qualified student-athletes, scheduling, scouting, conditioning, supervising the assistant coach, managing the program budget, generating revenue, and other duties assigned. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for ensuring that all duties are executed in compliance with NCAA, RMAC and institutional regulations.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach

Position Number
E 557

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category

Intercollegiate Athletics

EClass Code
Full Time Administrators


Manage all aspects of a NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Tennis program. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: coaching, recruiting prospective student-athletes; supervising activities of assistant coach and volunteers; maintaining academic integrity of the program; budget development and monitoring, assisting with fundraising; participating in public relations activities; operating the program within NCAA, university and conference guidelines; assisting with scheduling of non-conference competitions; and demonstrating a commitment to the department mission and core values. Other administrative duties may be assigned at the discretion of the Director of Athletics.

Specific Responsibilities:
•Provide leadership and oversight for all aspects of NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Tennis program.
•Coordinate all activities in preparation for scheduled competition.
• Work with the Director of Athletics on the selection and scheduling of team contests.
•Recruit academically and athletically qualified student-athletes.
•Develop and conduct pre-season, in-season and off-season training and conditioning programs for the team.
•Plan and direct athletic skill development for student-athletes.
•Monitor and operate within budgetary guidelines established by the Director of Athletics.
•Evaluate performance of assistant coaches.
•Work in collaboration with Associate AD for Compliance to advise student-athletes and staff of applicable intercollegiate athletic rules, regulations, and University policies and ensure compliance of such regulations.
•Work in collaboration with Associate AD for Student Services to inform student-athletes of academic and other matters pertaining to their enrollment and educational progress.
• Monitor student-athlete academic performance and implement team, athletic department, and University measures to support their academic performance.
•Ensure student-athletes participation in departmental student-athlete development and SAAC initiatives.
•Ensure appropriate safety measures are observed when conducting team activities.
•Collaborate with the University physicians and Athletic Trainers to ensure student-athletes receive proper medical and physical training services.
•Work with alumni student groups University administration and community groups to seek support for the team.
•Assist the Director of Athletics in fundraising and revenue generation activities- including camps/clinics.
•Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree.
•Three years of experience coaching at the collegiate or professional levels.
•Demonstrated experience recruiting prospective student-athletes.

Preferred Qualifications

•Master’s Degree.
•Successful head coaching experience at the collegiate or professional levels.
•Knowledge of NCAA Division II rules.
•Experience recruiting athletes within the South Central and West regions.
•Experience generating revenue through various fundraising and alumni engagement activities.

Posting date

Closing date

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.


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