Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis - Hoya Athletics

Washington D.C.
May 02, 2018
Jun 01, 2018
Full Time
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Head Coach, Men's and Women's Tennis - Hoya Athletics

The Head Coach for Men's and Women's Tennis is responsible for the recruitment and retention, supervision, and coaching of NCAA Division I tennis student-athletes, carries out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission, and adheres to all institutional, BIG EAST and NCAA regulations to ensure the University's compliance. Reporting to the Director of Athletics (or designee) and supervising 1 FT Assistant Coach, the Head Coach has duties the include but are not limited to:

  • Makes the decisions required for successful achievement of department goals and objectives, and is accountable for the development of team policy and goals. 
  • Oversees and leads all practices and competitions, such as game preparation, practice planning, individual skills and video sessions, scouting, scheduling, weight training and fitness programs. 
  • Evaluates prospective student-athletes, and analyzes and determines their abilities and whether or not they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown. 
  • With the Academic Coordinator for Student-Athletes and the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations, monitors student-athlete academic performance and conduct, and identifies and addresses student-athlete welfare issues.
  • Represents the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs. 
  • Works with the Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance to develop an annual budget for the tennis program and runs the program within budgetary guidelines set forth by the Athletics Department.


  • Bachelor's degree - Master's preferred
  • 3 year experience related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university at the NCAA Division I level, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of the game of tennis
  • Knowledge of strength and conditioning programs and routines
  • Knowledge of NCAA regulations and guidelines governing the recruitment, academic eligibility requirements, and retention of student-athletes
  • Knowledge of athletics recruitment methods and techniques.
  • Ability to create a database for all prospects
  • Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills that demonstrate an ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • General knowledge of budget preparation and fiscal management
  • Possession of a valid driver's license with good driving record and insurability
  • Proficient computer use and knowledge of relevant Microsoft applications
  • Willingness and availability to work weekends and evenings
  • Preference for current First Aid/CPR certification

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