Primary Purpose: Responsible for the general oversight, management and leadership of all aspects of the Men's Tennis program at University of the Pacific. Duties include general management, coaching, recruiting, extensive public relations and other duties as assigned. On a day-to-day basis, the coach will be expected to work with the Service Administrator as assigned. Will perform other duties as assigned or requested.
Essential Functions: General Management: Provide supervision and leadership to staff including recruiting and hiring staff, annual performance of staff, assisting in the development of staff job descriptions and performance criteria, providing recommendation for staff annual merit salary increases.
Oversee coordination of team travel ensuring timely and cost-effective arrangements are made.
Manage team budget, strategizes and forecasts budgetary needs, develops and recommends annual budget, approves expenses within assigned authority.
Assess needs, sets priorities for sport, and communicates to AD or Service Administrator annual goals or priorities.
Assist in the development of long-range planning of program.
Ensure student annual physicals are completed.
Coordinate annual banquet and presentation of awards.
Coaching: Coordinate planning for and attends all practice sessions for the program. Ensure the implementation of sound teaching practices and team strategies. Responsible for all aspects of strategies (both individual and team).
Monitor academic program of teams student-athletes, and counsels students on problems ranging from academic through social when needed.
Responsible for all aspects of student-athlete conduct during intercollegiate contests. Serves as a role model for Pacific students through personal display of honesty, integrity, energy and positive work habits.
Refer student athletes to campus resources as needed.
Collaborate with strength and conditioning staff on individual and teams fitness training both in-season and out-of-season.
Communicate with Athletic Training staff on student-athlete well-being both in-season and out-of-season.
Ensure team athletes are knowledgeable of training and department regulations as they relate to participation in Pacifics program.
Public Relations: Lead in the strategizing, development and implementation of existing or new programs to increase, enhance and sustain interest in Pacifics program.
Attend fundraising and other alumni/booster functions as requested, represents University at conferences and other meetings as appropriate.
Speak on campus and at clinics as appropriate in a general effort to develop interest in Pacific.
Work with Athletics Communications on materials and events to promote program, cultivates positive relations with members of the press and participates in TV and radio shows.
Recruiting: Lead teams recruiting efforts through developing and sustaining a network of contacts with coaches and others. Visit schools and families of prospective student-athletes.
Oversee and manage recruiting efforts of coaching staff to maximize resource usage.
Implement an aggressive program to acquaint self and assistant coaches with the rules and regulations of both NCAA and conference to insure prevention of inadvertent or deliberate rules violations. Directly responsible for all rules and compliance with the program.
Communicate with Enrollment Services on matters of admission and financial aid awards; recommend changes if needed.
Meet regularly with Athletic Director to communicate recruiting needs and keep updated recruiting priority list.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Sports Management or a related field plus two (2) years of experience coaching sport at college or university level. Foreign degree equivalent is acceptable. Experience should include operating budget management, international and domestic recruiting and fundraising.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Sports Management or a related field plus two (2) years of experience coaching sport at college or university level. Foreign degree equivalent is acceptable. Experience should include operating budget management, international and domestic recruiting and fundraising.
Physical Requirements: Job Location: University of the Pacific, 3601 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95211. Approximately 10% of mostly regional traveling in the U.S. to competitions and conferences required.
Background Check Statement: All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.