James Madison University, a Division I member of the NCAA and Colonial Athletic Association, is accepting applications for a Head Women's Tennis Coach to work within a highly competitive program and manage all aspects of the Division I Women's Tennis Program, including but not limited to:
- Organize and schedule practices, facilities, competitions and conditioning program; arrange travel, lodging and meals associated with team travel; develop and monitor the budget for the program and oversee ordering of equipment.
- Coach, train and motivate student-athletes in order to achieve competitive success.
- Responsible for recruiting quality student-athletes who meet admission requirements.
- Commit to achieving a high APR and graduation rate.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant institutional, CAA and NCAA rules and regulations.
- Assist in the promotion and fundraising of JMU Athletics.
- Commit to the holistic development of the student-athlete.
- Supervise one full-time Assistant Coach.
- Bachelor's degree.
- Full-time collegiate coaching experience. Preference will be given to those with a minimum of three years’ experience.
- Proven recruiting skills; success recruiting high level student-athletes.
- Demonstrated ability to develop student-athletes.
- The ability to guide and support James Madison University student-athletes in pursuit of our vision: To be the NCAA model for the student-athlete experience distinguished by our academic achievement, integrity, personal development and nationally-competitive programs.
- The ability to establish a good rapport and effective working relationships with student-athletes, parents, administrators, faculty, staff and the community.
- Master's degree.
- Head coaching experience.
- Full-time coaching experience at the NCAA Division I level.
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