Associate Women's and Men's Tennis Coach

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.

Position Details

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).

Coaching Responsibilities:
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.

Teaching Responsibilities:
As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction.
Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit.

Recruiting Responsibilities:
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.

Administrative Responsibilities:
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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of coaching experience at the college level.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work in a diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications

NCAA division III and NESCAC conference experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

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,

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