Associate Women's and Men's Tennis Coach
Primarily reporting to the head coach tennis, this position will assist the head coach in all phases of the program. Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75% of expected effort) and administrative duties (25% of expected effort).
Assist with and provide on field instruction during practices and games.
Provide video analysis for match and practice sessions.
Participate in the planning, organizing and execution of practices and contests.
Evaluate the athlete’s performance and progress to ensure peak performance during practices and contests.
Oversee the mental and physical preparation of athletes for contests.
Assist in the development of conditioning programs.
Assist with scouts and evaluating opponents’ performance and recommend game strategy based on the evaluation.
As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction.
Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit.
Oversee the recruitment of student-athletes; evaluate prospective students’ academic and athletic abilities.
Attend permissible off campus recruiting events.
Manage Front Rush recruiting database.
Coordinate on campus recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes.
Provide academic support and monitor academic progress for student-athletes.
Participate in planning for alumni events including fundraising and or special functions.
Plan and execute team community service efforts.
Coordinate team travel for in/out of region trips.
Provide additional support for contest management as needed.
Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of coaching experience at the
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in a diverse community.
NCAA division III and NESCAC conference experience.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, email@example.com.