Head Coach Men's and Women's Tennis (Part-Time, 10 month Position)
The Head Coach is responsible for the organization and administration of all aspects of the men's and women's tennis program with responsibilities in areas including staff supervision, teaching and implementing skills and strategy, recruiting, budget development, and implementation of NCAA, conference and institutional policy and regulations. The Athletics and Recreation Department is committed to providing a wide range of activities and services that assist Pratt students of various backgrounds and abilities in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Head Coach Men's and Women's Tennis Coach Responsibilities:
Direct the men's and women's tennis program by coordinating and completing the following: recruitment and retention of student-athletes, practice sessions, contest preparation, contest management and administrative duties.
Recruit and retain student athletes that can meet Pratt's academic admissions standards and sustain or enhance the competitiveness of the program.
Work to support the academic success of student-athletes and to monitor their academic performance.
Submit and manage team roster in accordance with Department of Athletics and Recreation regulations.
Collaborate with athletic training staff for documentation and appropriate care of injuries.
Keep abreast of the NCAA, conference and departmental rules and regulations and attend the required departmental meetings.
Ensure compliance with all rules and regulations of the NCAA, Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and American Collegiate Athletic Assosciation.
Develop specific duties for the assistant coach that aid in the overall success of the program, ensure that they adhere to their established performance program and evaluate their performance at the conclusion of the season or year.
Complete administrative duties within deadlines established by the Director of Athletics and Recreation, including pre-trip and post-trip meal, hotel and transportation arrangements and receipting for both team and recruitment travel, monthly assessment data.
Consult and assist the Director of Athletics and Recreation in department and team fundraising activities.
Submit an annual budget within deadline established by the Director of Athletics and Recreation.
Inventory equipment at the end of the season and include in the budget all equipment
requests, including those necessary to ensure student-athlete safety.
Maintain applicable health and safety certifications (i.e. CPR, AED, first aid).
Participate in continuing education through professional development opportunities.
Bachelor's Degree in related field and related athletic experience.
Effective organizational and communication skills (verbal and written).
1-2 years of coaching experience at the collegiate level.
Valid NYS Driver's License.
Ability to work well in diverse environment.
Student-athlete recruitment at the collegiate level.
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.
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