Under supervision of the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, provide assistance in the leadership of all coaching, recruiting, and administrative duties for competitive Division III men’s and women’s tennis programs. Individual reports to the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach as well as to the Deputy AD (or designee) with a secondary duty to be assigned.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist in organizing, preparing and conducting practices, training, and competition;
Recruit student-athletes in accordance with all Centre College, Southern Athletic Association, and NCAA rules and regulations;
Assist in directing all aspects of the team;
Assist with the holistic development of tennis student-athletes;
Represent the program and the College to students, parents, alumni, and the general public;
Assist in managing the daily operations and administration facets of the tennis program – including but not limited too – facility preparation and maintenance;
Actively participate in department-wide fundraising initiatives;
Assist in all duties as assigned by the Head Coach or the Director of Athletics;
Secondary duty to be assigned at a later date;
Contribute to the overall success of the department by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with previous collegiate experience as a player or a coach; previous collegiate coaching experience preferred.
Knowledge and Skills
Demonstrated knowledge of the sport of tennis and its playing rules; ability to foster a team environment; demonstrated coaching skills in sport of tennis; knowledge of travel, lodging, planning, and scheduling; a commitment to the NCAA Division III philosophy of athletics, sufficient knowledge of NCAA and SAA rules and regulations, and a demonstrated ability to successfully recruit, retain, and mentor student-athletes; the ability, and desire, to work successfully within a team-oriented athletic department.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling up to 25 pounds. Standing and or walking for more than four hours per day.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,400 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community.The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.