Direct and coordinate the planning, organizing and coaching of the intercollegiate Men’s and Women’s Tennis program at Centenary College.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS•Recruits student-athletes in accordance with Centenary College and NCAA policy guidelines.•Provide leadership and guidance in the personal and athletics development of student athletes at Centenary College.•Arranges and organizes yearly competition schedules.•Over 25 percent travel required to attend SCAC and NCAA meetings, conferences, and training seminars, as well as traveling to support team competitions.•Must have access to mobile computing outside of the office for recruitment of student-athletes, scouting, travel arrangements, and budget management.•Schedules, organizes, and supervises practices in compliance with College and NCAA rules.•Ensures that athletic venue is properly maintained and set-up for practices and official athletic competition.•Counsel team members in academic, disciplinary and personal matters; consult with College administration and faculty for resolution of problems as needed.•Conduct annual summer camp activities, with all financial matters coordinated through the Athletic Business Coordinator.•Direct and coordinate activities, ensuring compliance with College, Conference, and NCAA policies and regulations.•Maintain control of college-issued credit card and submit timely reimbursement requests with accompanying support documentation.•Work with the Director of Athletics and Athletics Administrative Assistant to develop and monitor annual budgets.•Participates in approved fundraising activities under the coordination and direction of the Director for Athletics.•Monitoring of Athletic facilities as assigned by Athletic Director•Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.As an institutional staff member actively involved with NCAA Division III prospects, student-athletes, and athletic department personnel, you are responsible to uphold all conference and NCAA rules and regulations. In accordance with NCAA bylaw 11.1, you are responsible to report any known violations and will be held accountable for any violations committed within your department.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESAssistant coaches, student workers, volunteers (if applicable).
3 or more years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
Must have knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations.
Must be people-oriented individual, have good communication skills, and the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
Must be well organized and self- motivated.
Must be able to obtain First Air / CPR / AED certification and van driving clearance.
5 years as a competitive player or experience in college tennis coaching at the assistant or head coaching level.
Specific experience with a campus admission/recruiting office, NCAA compliance, event management, outdoor field management, or coaching in another sport.
Experience in a NCAA Division III program.
Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.
Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi river and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the South.