Under the direction of the Head Coach, you will help run the inter-collegiate Women's Tennis program at Harvard. You will help instruct and develop student athletes; assist in making strategic decisions in contest situations; oversee the strength and conditioning of the athletes; assist in developing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy; and handle administrative responsibilities associated with the program operations, including recruiting logistics and planning, team travel details, and equipment ordering. You will also assist in fundraising efforts and running special events.
Bachelor's degree required. At least 1 year of experience coaching or teaching tennis - playing tennis at the Division I collegiate level or professional level may count towards this requirement. Outstanding technical, tacktical and strategic knowledge of tennis needed. Must be able to respect and comply with guidelines set forth by Harvard, the Ivy League and the NCAA.
Internal Number: 49177BR
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