The Head Men's Tennis Coach is a full-time, 12-month position reporting directly to the Director of Athletics.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Adhere to the core covenants of Flagler College Athletics, which are: Professionalism, Teamwork, Accountability, Sportsmanship, and Integrity; Adhere to the mission statements of Flagler College and the Department of Athletics; Carry out all aspects of the tennis program necessary to accomplish objectives of the sport within the guidelines of the Department of Athletics, the Peach Belt Conference and NCAA Division II; Comply with all Flagler College and NCAA Division II rules and regulations; Create and adopt sportsmanship initiatives with the team on an annual basis; Meet team fundraising minimums established by the Director of Athletics; Ensure team is engaging the local community, participating in at least one community service event per year; Select, hire, supervise and evaluate assistant coaches; Conduct efficient and effective practice sessions, focusing on student-athlete development and competitiveness; Schedule contests and obtain game contracts with opposing teams; Recruiting highly skilled student-athletes that fit the profile of the institution and are good citizens on campus, the playing field, and in the community; Work closely with Athletics Compliance and the Office of Enrollment; Monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and work with advising staff on campus to ensure academic success; Oversee the conduct and discipline of student-athletes; Prepare and report in a timely manner, particularly regarding operating budget, eligibility, compliance and travel documentation; Arrange all team travel, including buses, vans, hotels, flights, and other potential accommodations; Assign athletics scholarships within all budget and financial aid guidelines; Work within the team operational budget provided by Flagler administration; Provide end-of-season documentation as required by the department; Provide team handbook on an annual basis, clearly stating the rules and regulations of the team; Attend monthly athletics department staff meetings; Attend quarterly NCAA education sessions conducted by the Director of Compliance; Participate in promotional activities geared towards promoting the men's tennis program, the College, and Flagler Athletics; All other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Demonstrated strong leadership ability.
Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally and effectively.
Strong work ethic.
Positive, enthusiastic approach to job responsibilities.
Demonstrated ability to work within a team, placing departmental and institutional priorities above personal advancement.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: exerting up to 70 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.