Assistant Mens and Womens Tennis Coach

San Francisco
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Mens and Womens Tennis Coach

University of San Francisco

Job Summary:

Assists with coaching duties for the men's and women's tennis program, operating under NCAA bylaws. The Assistant Tennis Coach assists in teaching/coaching student athletes all aspects of the sport of tennis in a manner that supports the quality and integrity of the program and the overall mission of University of San Francisco. Assists the head coach with recruitment and training for athletic competition, and participates in the overall coordination of the program, as appropriate.

Job Responsibilities:

• Assist with the teaching/coaching and development of student-athletes, and apply innovative coaching techniques to motivate individuals to perform at their peak abilities.
• Assists head coach in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practices, training, and competition.
• Contribute to developing individual and team conditioning programs in pursuit of overall team goals.
• Assists in the identification and recruitment of potential student-athletes for the program, in accordance with WCC and NCAA rules, regulations, guidelines, and standards.
• Provide appropriate leadership, direction and supervision relevant to the academic progress and personal development of student-athletes.
• Leads, monitors, and coordinates training and practice sessions, ensuring that all appropriate safety guidelines and standards are maintained.
• Provides day-to-day guidance, assistance, and support to lower level coaches on coaching practices and techniques.
• Provides assistance in the coordination and administration of the overall tennis program, as required.
• Represents the sports program to various institutional programs and externally to the media, government agencies, funding agencies, students, parents, and the general public.
• Maintain positive public and alumni relations; represent USF in a professional way as host and visitor to other teams.
• Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
• Oversee filming and production of game videos for training and film exchange purposes.
• Assist with scouting reports.
• Organize and oversee video equipment.
• Manage the production of recruiting and season highlight videos.

Minimum Requirements:

• Knowledge of the sport of tennis and playing rules.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Foster a cooperative work environment.
• Demonstrated competitive coaching skills in tennis.
• Knowledge of NCAA student-athlete academic eligibility requirements and knowledge of NCAA recruiting rules.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
• Knowledge of travel/lodging planning, scheduling, organizing and coordinating skills.
• Ability to provide technical guidance and leadership to professional personnel in area of expertise.

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

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