The Athletics Department at Marist College invites applications for the part-time assistant position of Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach. Marist College is an NCAA Division I program and member of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).
Responsibilities Formulating effective game plans for competition. Conducting individual and small group training sessions. Preparing daily team practice plans. Working games and practices. Research tournaments, showcases, high school events, tryouts and other relevant recruiting opportunities of prospective student athletes. Preparing and coordinating the recruiting calendar and accommodations in accordance with the NCAA, MAAC and Institution regulations. Evaluating prospective student athletes by traveling to the tournaments, showcases, high school games, tryouts, and other relevant recruiting opportunities during permissible recruiting periods. Conducting appropriate communication with coaches, prospective student athletes, and parents. Coordinating and executing official and unofficial visits to campus for prospective student athletes and their families. Provide mentoring to student athletes inside and outside of practice on their academic, personal, civic, and career aspirations. Assist the Head Coach in developing the game strategy and designing effective and efficient training and practices for both the team and individual student athletes. Assisting head coach in performing other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required; strong college playing skills required; ability to play competitive sets against Division I level talent, and/or previous coaching experience preferred; strong knowledge of NCAA, MAAC and Marist College rules and regulations, along with excellent oral and written communication skills. Certification in CPR, first aid and AED will be required prior to completion of probation period.
Salary: Maximum salary for 12-month part-time position is $20,000; in addition, graduate credits up to 15 credits per academic year. Must receive acceptance to a Marist graduate program.
About Marist Marist College is located on the banks of the historic Hudson River midway between New York City and Albany and at its Florence, Italy campus. A comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts, its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees.
To learn more about this position or to apply, please visit http://appl.ink/130660ncaa. On-line applications accepted only.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Marist College Athletics, strongly committed to the principle of diversity, is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic minorities, women, disabled individuals, and other under-represented groups.