Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for Head Women's Tennis Coach. This is a part-time 10 month exempt position located in Upland, Indiana. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled
The head coach for the women’s tennis program will be responsible for the teaching and mentoring of student–athletes in a competitive environment. Within the confines of the Taylor University and Athletic mission statements they will model behavior and promote standards of the highest quality. This position will be responsible for maintaining an awareness and developing strategies that would be consistent with the most current philosophies within the scope of tennis. This would include being aware of and adhering to all NAIA, Crossroads League and Taylor University rules and regulations with regards to eligibility, recruiting, etc.
This position operates with autonomy and a high level of individual judgement in the areas of: competition and practice scheduling, recruiting, uniform and equipment purchases, travel arrangement, maintaining and managing university provided budget, fundraising initiatives, and spiritual discipleship of team. Other duties would include: attendance at all departmental meetings, reading and operating according to the policies and procedures of the athletic department, communication and effective collaboration with the sports information and athletic training departments.
START DATE July 30, 2018
This position must hold a Bachelor’s degree however a Master’s degree would be preferred.
The minimum level of experience would be no less than two to five years of head coaching experience at either the collegiate/high school level or high level assistant coaching within a collegiate program.
This individual must have tennis coaching experience and be committed to a Christian lifestyle and coaching perspective. They should be able to demonstrate the ability to mentor and motivate student-athletes in the areas of skill development, academic scholarship, and spiritual development. It would be preferred that this individual would have collegiate coaching experience and be able to demonstrate knowledge and/or experience with the development of an effective competitive and recruiting strategy that fits within the NAIA, League regulations and mission of the university.
About Taylor University
Taylor University is a four-year liberal arts college holding to a strong evangelical Christian position located in Upland, Indiana. Upland is on Indiana Highway 22, five miles east of I-69, fifty miles south of Fort Wayne and seventy miles north of Indianapolis.