Christopher Newport University: Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

Title: Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach

Department: Athletics

Reports to: Head Women’s Tennis Coach

Summary: Christopher Newport University seeks a highly motivated and energetic individual to become part of a top 25 Division III tennis program.The Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach will assist in all aspects of running a highly competitive tennis program. Duties of the Assistant Coach include daily practice oversight and/or participation, individual workouts prior to practice, limited recruiting correspondence, and assisting in other duties as assigned by the Head Coach. Position will require evening and weekend work and travel.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Observing and/or participating in daily practices (fall and spring)

  2. Individual player workouts before practices as assigned/requested

  3. Assist in planning practice and outlining player development progression

  4. Assist in the recruiting process as assigned by Head Coach

  5. It is expected that these duties be performed within the NCAA, CAC, and University guidelines

Experience and Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  2. Valid Driver’s License Required

  3. Collegiate playing experience preferred (or comparable working experience)

Compensation: CNU will provide a base salary for the position and opportunities to teach lessons as part of camps/clinics associated with the tennis program. There is also an opportunity for substantial additional income as part of an agreement with our indoor facility partner, where the assistant coach will also be able to work part time at the facility with both hourly and lesson compensation available. It is reasonable to be able to earn 25-35k between the 2 positions, working reasonable hours. 

About: Christopher Newport University is a liberal arts institution located in Southeastern Virginia, approximately 20 miles from Virginia Beach. One of the top five regional universities in the South, CNU enrolls around 5,000 students for mostly undergraduate degree programs. The campus at CNU was also recently named one of the 20 most beautiful campuses in the country by the Princeton Review. Additional information can be found at

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