The head men’s and women’s tennis coach is responsible for the recruitment and retention, supervision, and coaching of NCAA Division I student-athletes, under the guidelines of the BIG EAST and the NCAA. Incumbent will carry out duties within the stated philosophy of Georgetown athletics and its educational mission, and will adhere to all institutional, BIG EAST and NCAA regulations to ensure the University’s compliance. The Head Coach will make the decisions required for successful achievement of department goals and objectives, and be accountable for the development of team policy and goals. The Head Coach will oversee and lead all practices and competitions, including, but not limited to: game preparation, practice planning, individual skills and video sessions, scouting, scheduling, weight training and fitness programs. The Head Coach will evaluate prospective student-athletes, analyze and determine their abilities and whether or not they may succeed athletically and academically at Georgetown. The Head Coach, with the Academic Coordinator for Student-Athletes and the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Internal Operations, will monitor student-athlete academic performance and conduct, and identify and address student-athlete welfare issues. The Head Coach will represent the University in donor/alumni public relations and community programs. The Head Coach will work with the Associate Athletics Director for Business and Finance to develop an annual budget for the tennis program and is responsible for running the program within budgetary guidelines set forth by the Athletics Department.
Work Interactions The head tennis coach reports to the Director of Athletics (or designee). There are 20 positions called Head Coach who support all intercollegiate programs. There is one full-time assistant coach that reports to the head coach.
Requirements and Qualifications Bachelor’s degree, though Master’s preferred; five years minimum of experience related to duties and responsibilities specified, preferably at college or university at the NCAA Division I level, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: JR10499
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