The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the assistant coach, Women's Tennis is to provide a quality varsity program that will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program.
• Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I tennis program, including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and student-athlete development.• Assist in overall program planning and organization.• Travel with the team to away competitions and coordinate team travel.
• Assist with the recruitment of student-athletes on a national and international level.• Travel to meet with prospective student-athletes.• Manage recruiting database of potential recruits.• Develop and execute recruiting plan.• Plan and organize on-campus visits.
• Assist/coordinate social media platforms• Assist with alumni events and development of Friends Group.• Other Administrative duties as assigned.• Adhere to Ivy League, ECAC and NCAA rules and regulations.• Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches.• Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.• Ability to uphold the commitment to the Department of Athletics mission and values of Education Through Athletics.
• Previous recruiting experience. • Collegiate or professional playing experience. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. • First Aid, AED, and CPR certification within four months of hire. • Functional computer skills. • Excellent organizational skills. • Demonstrated leadership skills and the ability to manage team dynamics. • Demonstrated organizational ability for practice and recruiting. • An understanding of the fundamental role that intercollegiate athletics, properly implemented, can play in the educational development of our student-athletes.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours34.44Eligible for OvertimeNoBenefits EligibleYesProbationary Period180 daysEssential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)NoEstimated Appointment End Date6/30/2023Comments Related to End DateAssistant coach contracts are renewed on an annual basis.Physical Capacity Exam RequiredNoValid Driver’s License RequiredNo#LI-JE1