SEATTLE UNIVERSITY – VOLUNTEER ASSISTANT MEN’S AND WOMEN’S TENNIS COACH


Seattle University Athletic Department is seeking a volunteer assistant coach for the Winter and Spring 2019 season.   We are looking for someone who is dynamic and passionate about collegiate tennis and wants to become a member of our tennis staff to help promote and advance our program academically, athletically, and with our University’s Guiding Principles.


Description:

To assist the Head Coach and Tennis Staff in the management of the women’s tennis program.  Responsibilities will include but not limited to:


Assist with on and off court coaching individual and team practices sessions.

Assist with administrative requirements as well as perform other off court duties including social media, fundraising functions, team meetings, and other duties assigned by the Head Coach

Hitting Partner during practices as assigned and requested

Assist with home and away matches

Travel to away matches, tournaments, and events

Assist with the preparation, administration, management and Coaching/Instructing of all tennis 

Campus

Assist with recruiting material and process

Video set-up and analysis

Volunteer Assistant Coach will work closely with the Head Coach and Assistant Coach and as a active team member of the Head Coaches’ Staff


Job comes with:

This is a none paid and/or benefits position.

Access to equipment: Balls and Accessories etc.

Guaranteed Summer Camp Position when approved by Head Coach

Ability to do private lessons and clinics under the direction and approval of the Head Coach and under the rules set forth by the Head Coaches’ LLC and Seattle University’ Athletics guidelines

Additional equipment as needed and approved by the Head Coach


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree Required

Tennis Teach Certification by the USPTR, PTR, or ITF is requested by not required

Prior experience coaching tennis at the professional, collegiate or high school levels

Competitive personal playing experience, High-Level Playing Skills (Collegiate and/or Professional Playing Experience and/or College Coaching and/or High Performance Coaching Experience

Knowledge of NCAA Division 1 Rules

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent work ethic, attention to detail, reliability and willingness to lean

Excellent communication skills and maturity

Ability and willingness to work well with others and get along with a diverse population of students

Positive attitude and enthusiasm for working in multiple aspects of our program

Valid Driver’s license and an acceptable driving record in accordance with the university’s Motor Pool policy

Must be willing to travel and be available to work Flexible Hours including weekends as required.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.  

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.


All interested individuals should email their cover letter, resume, and four (4) references to barnesjoseph@seattleu.edu.