Primary Purpose: Responsible for the general oversight, management and leadership of all aspects of the Women’s Tennis program at University of the Pacific. Duties include general management, coaching, recruiting, extensive public relations and other duties as assigned. On a day-to-day basis, the coach will be expected to work with the Service Administrator as assigned. Essential Functions
• Provides supervision and leadership to staff including recruiting and hiring staff, annual performance of staff, assisting in the development of staff job descriptions and performance criteria, providing recommendation for staff annual merit salary increases. • Oversees coordination of team travel ensuring timely and cost effective arrangements are made. • Manages team budget, strategizes and forecasts budgetary needs, develops and recommends annual budget, approves expenses within assigned authority. • Assesses needs, sets priorities for sport, and communicates to AD or Service Administrator annual goals or priorities. • Assists in the development of long range planning of program. • Ensures student annual physicals are completed. • Coordinates annual banquet and presentation of awards.
• Coordinates planning for and attends all practice sessions for the program. Ensures the implementation of sound teaching practices and team strategies. Responsible for all aspects of strategies (both individual and team). • Monitors academic program of team’s student-athletes, and counsels students on problems ranging from academic through social when needed. • Responsible for all aspects of student-athlete conduct during intercollegiate contests. Serves as a role model for Pacific students through personal display of honesty, integrity, energy and positive work habits. • Collaborates with strength and conditioning staff on individual and team’s fitness training both in-season and out-of-season. • Ensures team athletes are knowledgeable of training and department regulations as they relate to participation in Pacific’s program.
• Leads in the strategizing, development and implementation of existing or new programs to increase, enhance and sustain interest in Pacific’s program. • Attends fundraising and other alumni/booster functions as requested, represents University at conferences and other meetings as appropriate. • Speaks on campus and at clinics as appropriate in a general effort to develop interest in Pacific. • Works with Media Relations on materials and events to promote program, cultivates positive relations with members of the press and participates in TV and radio shows.
• Leads team’s recruiting efforts through developing and sustaining a network of contacts with coaches and others. Visits schools and families of prospective student-athletes. Collaborates with recruiting coordinator on extensive mass mailing program. • Oversees and manages recruiting efforts of coaching staff to maximize resource usage. • Implements an aggressive program to acquaint self and assistant coaches with the rules and regulations of both NCAA and conference to insure prevention of inadvertent or deliberate rules violations. Directly responsible for all rules and compliance with the program. • Serves as liaison between Enrollment Services and advises Athletic Director on matters of admission and financial aid awards; recommends changes if needed. • Meets regularly with Athletic Director to communicate recruiting needs and keep updated recruiting priority list. Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
Education/Experience/Certifications: • Bachelor’s degree. • Three (3) years’ experience coaching sport at college or university level. • CPR certification required by the end of the introductory period of appointment.
Internal Number: 201301358P
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