• Tennis Coach

    Job Locations US-FL-Bradenton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 2:01 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Job Title:                                Tennis Coach

    FLSA Status:                          Exempt

    Department:                        Athletics

    Position Summary:              Responsible for all aspects of training and coaching student-athletes.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Prepares and delivers a tennis training program for all student-athletes.
    • Assesses the skill development of each student-athlete, and partners with school staff and performance coaches to ensure their ongoing comprehensive development.
    • Assists with the psychological preparation of the student-athlete in both pre-match and post-match.
    • Develops motivational approach to practice and matches.
    • Works to develop comprehensive knowledge of tennis in decision-making, handling authority and setting and meeting objectives.
    • Interacts with the student-athlete as a mentor and as an educator of the sport.
    • Partners with the student-athlete’s parent/guardian regarding their overall development.
    • Effectively communicates to student-athletes and their parents/guardians.
    • Assures that proper safety is maintained.
    • Assists in the college placement of the student-athlete.
    • Travels to tournaments and other events as needed.
    • Assists in the recruiting of prospective student-athletes.
    • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic codes.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Knowledge, Skills and Ability 

    • Experience in coaching &/or playing tennis at the professional &/or collegiate level
    • Bachelor’s degree in physical education, sports management, business administration or a similar sports or business related field or the equivalent
    • Proficiency in all tennis training and instructional techniques
    • Strong commitment to student-athletes and their development
    • Desire to work collaboratively with colleagues
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Commitment to comprehensive excellence


    Preferred Skills

    • Bilingual
    • CPR Certification
    • USPTA certification
    • Valid driver’s license with ability to drive for tournaments, games, travel


    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment in excess of 40 pounds
    • Ability to handle outdoor conditions for a reasonable period of time
    • Ability to move around campus including gym, turf, fields, etc.
    • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays


    Background Requirements

    • Requires a background check upon offer
    • Requires a drug check upon offer

    EEO Statement

    EOE, Disabled & Veterans


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