Head Women's Tennis Coach - Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University
May 9, 2018
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Administrative Posted On: Tue May 8 2018 Job Description:
Western Kentucky University, a member of Conference USA and a Football Bowl Subdivision NCAA member institution, seeks to hire an individual for the full-time position of Head Coach for Women's Tennis. This is a 12-month, full-time position. Applicants must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of WKU, Conference USA and the NCAA.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The following duties are customary for this position, but are not to be construed as all-inclusive. Duties may be added, deleted, and assigned based on management discretion and institutional needs.
Administer all phases of the program with integrity and within the guidelines, rules and regulations of Western Kentucky University, Conference USA and the NCAA.
Assist in the implementation of the academic program, including the monitoring of individual student-athlete's progress to ensure academic eligibility, the enforcement of study and tutorial programs, and referral to appropriate University academic resources.
Have a comprehensive and functional knowledge of the sport, and maintain thorough and continual familiarity with all applicable University, Conference USA, and NCAA rules and regulations.
Coach practice sessions and workouts, as allowed, and coach during athletics events.
Scout for and recruit quality student-athletes and effectively communicate with them.
Coach, train and motivate student-athletes in order to achieve competitive success.
Work with student-athletes and monitor adherence to rules and regulations concerning conduct, appearance, and behavior.
Manage scholarships, team travel, scheduling and equipment purchases within the allotted budget.
Engage in fundraising efforts and other public relations activities representing Western Kentucky University and the women's tennis program.
Knowledge and Skills Considered Essential for Success:
Must have knowledge and an understanding of NCAA rules regarding the sport of Women's Tennis.
Must be self-motivated.
Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills.
Ability to manage game day preparation and activities.
The duties and responsibilities of this position must be performed in a competent manner following the highest standards for leadership, professionalism, integrity, accountability, responsibility, cooperation and customer service.
Minimum two years of collegiate coaching experience, teaching professionals or professional playing experience.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age, uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disability in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
Internal Number: 97558
About Western Kentucky University
Western Kentucky University (WKU) prepares students of all backgrounds to be productive, engaged, and socially responsible citizen-leaders of a global society. The University provides research, service and lifelong learning opportunities for its students, faculty, and other constituents. WKU enriches the quality of life for those within its reach.