The Iowa State University Athletics Department is accepting applications for a Head Women’s Tennis Coach. Position is responsible for administering all aspects of the tennis program with a commitment to University, Big 12 Conference and NCAA policies, procedures, and regulations. Will identify and successfully recruit academically qualified and athletically talented student-athletes; provide solid teaching, mentoring and coaching; develop well-rounded student-athletes ensuring academic progress and graduation; direct practice sessions, evaluations of opponents and competitive coaching situations; and maintain a competitive and successful women’s tennis program. Must establish and maintain an environment conducive to the welfare and academic success of the student-athletes. Must effectively manage the program’s budget and staff; coordinate support services and appropriate public relations and promotional activities necessary for program success; other administrative duties. Must establish and maintain effective interactions with the university community and administrators, alumni, donors, media and the public.
Requires an excellent work ethic along with exceptional motivational, coaching/teaching, leadership, communication and recruiting skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Requires the ability to travel extensively including overnight stays for recruiting and competitions.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree. Experience coaching or competing in tennis at the collegiate or professional level.
PREFERRED: Proven head coaching experience at collegiate, professional, or elite club level.
Successful NCAA Division I tennis coaching experience.
Experience coaching female tennis athletes.
Demonstrated ability to recruit and develop highly skilled student-athletes.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 800088
About Iowa State University
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. Located in Ames, Iowa (35 miles north of the state capital in Des Moines), more than 36,000 students are enrolled at ISU and served by more than 6,200 faculty and staff.The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sportsIowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.