Assistant Men's and Women's Tennis Coach (10 month position with benefits)
Requisition Number: 2020S028Posting Full Time/Part Time: Full Time Division: Athletics Department: TennisColgate Athletics Mission: To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence. Athletics Department Values: Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking. Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal. Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence. Cohesive – Close-knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork. Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners. Colgate University, a NCAA Division I member, invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Responsibilities will include assisting in the administration of all phases of our intercollegiate tennis program. This will include, but not be limited to coaching, recruiting budget management, and public affairs.
Department Statement: Colgate Athletics Mission: To be an inclusive community of competitive excellence. Athletics Department Values: Thoughtful – Careful, reasoned, inclusive thinking. Driven – Relentless, energetic, focused pursuit of courageous goal. Enthusiastic – Passionate, positive, fun presence. Cohesive – Close-knit, collaborative, consistent teamwork. Bold – Creative, resourceful, fearless winners.
Colgate University, a NCAA Division I member, invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. Responsibilities will include assisting in the administration of all phases of our intercollegiate tennis program. This will include, but not be limited to coaching, recruiting budget management, and public affairs.
Accountabilities: Responsible for execution of specific strategic activities and outcomes within assigned sport or area. This will include sustained performance and execution in the following areas:
Adherence to Head Coach's philosophy
Program operations and administration as designated by head coach Responsible for oversight of all administrative operations regarding student-athlete development. These will include:
Monitoring of student-athlete academic progress and well-being
Ensure student-athlete participation in all assigned community service activities Responsible for execution of all scouting, film preparation, and competition preparation. These will include:
Use of appropriate video-editing software
Coordination and oversight over film exchange program per conference policies
Coordination of team film sessions
Development of scouting reports Responsible for overall team recruitment strategy:
Exercises independent judgement regarding recruitment of prospective student-athletes.
Decision-making authority to determine which individuals to recruit
Attracting and evaluating prospective student athletes
Monitoring prospective student-athlete academic progress and well being
Developing and maintaining relationships with prospective student athletes and other recruiting constituents Accountable for maintaining personal compliance with all relevant governing bodies to include:
Patriot League specific conference
Successful completion of the annual NCAA recruiting exam
Attendance at all required compliance educational meetings
Successful on-time completion of all recruiting logs Accountable for maintaining professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. To include:
Responsible for all newsletters and communication with alumni
Responsible for team promotion and marketing to all constituents
Responsible for determining communication strategy within university and local community
Independent and unchallengeable decision-making regarding all student-athlete participation in assigned sport activities when head coach is not present. Accountable for student-athlete welfare while coaching
Responsible for maintaining a budget. Exercises independent discretion on all purchases and budgetary decisions for program
Responsible for hiring, oversight and management of student managers and part-time casual wage staff. Assistant Coach has independent discretion on all hiring and termination of student employees and part-time casual wage staff
Responsible for role modeling behaviors and leadership for student-athletes
Certifications A current valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy is required.
Other Information Colgate University is committed to the principle of institutional control in administering its athletics program in a manner consistent with the NCAA, ECAC, and Patriot League rules.
Each individual involved in the athletics division is obligated to maintain competency and knowledge of the rules, to act within his or her realm of responsibility in full compliance with the governing legislation, and to report any violation of NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules of which he or she is aware.
Should a situation warrant further investigation, you have an affirmative obligation to cooperate fully in the infractions process, including the investigation and adjudication of a case.
Without limiting remedies otherwise available to the university, if you are found to be in violation of any NCAA, ECAC or Patriot League rules, you may be subject to disciplinary or corrective action as set forth in relevant NCAA, league or conference disciplinary and/or enforcement procedures, including suspension without pay or termination of employment for significant or repeated violations.
Job Open Date: 06/11/2020
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
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