Marian University seeks a qualified, highly energetic, and ambitious professional to serve as Head Women’s Tennis Coach. Reporting to the Athletic Director, the Head Women’s Tennis Coach will embark upon providing leadership, management, and strategic planning for the women’s tennis program.
Responsibilities: •Leadership, organization, administration, and supervision of all aspects of the intercollegiate women’s tennis program •Recruiting qualified student-athletes with a commitment to academic success, in collaboration with the Admission Office •Planning, scheduling, organizing, and conducting practices and competitions (including travel arrangements and meal accommodations) •Providing feedback and evaluation to student-athletes as to potential, progress, and performance •Demonstrating a strong commitment to the academic achievement of student-athlete by monitoring and actively encouraging participants to succeed academically •Managing resources and budgets •Conducting fundraising and alumni development activities •Attending athletic staff meetings, mandatory student-athlete programs, admissions events, sports banquets, and athletic fundraising activities •Working with the Office of Athletic Media Relations and the Office of Marketing and Communications with respect to internal and external publicity •Representing the university and the Department of Athletics in an appropriate and professional manner at all times •Complying with all NAIA, conference, and college policies and regulations •Performing additional responsibilities as assigned within the Department of Athletics
Prior collegiate competitive playing experience
Prior tennis coaching experience and proven recruiting experience
Demonstrated leadership skills and effective communication and organizational skills
Basic competency in Microsoft Office applications
Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable by the school’s auto insurance carrier
Located within 10 minutes of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University is one of the nation’s preeminent Catholic institutions of higher learning, and ranks as one of US News & World Report’s top universities in the Midwest Region. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s cultu...re are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years. Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the most successful collegiate cycling program in the nation, which currently holds 36 national titles.