Head Men's Tennis Coach

Haverford College
Apr 23, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Haverford College seeks to hire a full time, exempt, benefits eligible Head Men’s Tennis Coach. The Head Men’s Tennis Coach reports to the Director of Athletics, and carries responsibility for all aspects of a competitive Division III men’s tennis program including but not limited to: planning and executing all practices, game day coaching, recruitment of qualified student-athletes, scheduling, budget management, fundraising activities and adhering to all NCAA, Conference and College rules.  Additional administrative duties will be assigned.


  • Conduct practices and games.  Responsible for communication/coordination with the Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Enforce departmental policies and team rules as to travel and conduct both on and off the field
  • Supervise and Evaluate Assistant Coach
  • Maintain liaison with college and athletic administrators, trainers and SID as appropriate for a head coach.  Maintain communication with faculty liaison
  • All Full Time athletic personnel must attend monthly College Administrative Professional Staff meetings, athletic staff meetings as scheduled, weekly athletic logistics meetings, other special college meetings as announced, and Conference meetings
  • Adherence to all regulations of the College, Centennial Conference, and NCAA
  • Demonstrate success in the recruiting of student athletes who meet both the academic and athletic standards of Haverford College and its Men’s Tennis Program
  • Operate within a budget that covers all operational costs of the program.    Additional team fundraising activities, as approved by the Athletic Director, may be overseen to supplement special team gear and/or trips
  • Represent Haverford at all times in a professional manner including dealings with officials and opposing coaches
  • Continued and consistent communication with alumnae
  • Scheduling of all non-conference opponents in a manner that meets both budgetary and competitive goals
  • Support of community service programs for student athletes.

Special Requirements:

  •  Must be First Aid, CPR, and AED Certified
  • Possession of valid U.S. drivers’ license, and ability pass a Motor Vehicle Record check
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, PA Act 153 Child Abuse clearances.

Other Duties As Assigned:

Such assignments will be made by and discussed with the Director of Athletics.

Education, Training & Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree and 1st Aid/CPR/AED certification are required. 

Prior coaching and recruiting experience in tennis at the college level is required. 

College playing experience and Master’s degree strongly desired.

Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position

  • Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
    • Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
    • Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Up to three hours
    • Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Up to three hours
  • Pulling (to exert force upon an abject to move or change its direction: Up to three hours
  • Pushing (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Up to three hours
  • Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
  • Walking (to move entire body in erect position): 3-6 hours
  • Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): 3-6 hours
  • Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): 6-8 hours
  • Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Up to three hours
  • Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Up to three hours
  • Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Up to three hours
  • Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): 3-6 hours
  • Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): 3-6 hours
  • Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): 3-6 hours

To Apply: Please visit https://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Campus/Head-Men-s-Tennis-Coach_R107 to submit an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references. Please note that failure to submit the required documents may result in failure for consideration. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Haverford College has a longstanding commitment to diversity rooted in values of inclusion and social justice, a commitment reflected in the academic program, lived experience, and composition of the College community. Haverford welcomes applications from candidates who share these values and who will contribute to the College's educational mission. 

Haverford College is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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