The Graduate Assistant Mens/Womens Tennis Coach will assist in all aspects of a competitive tennis program and is responsible for, but not limited to: the integration of Christian faith, and the recruitment, retention and academic success of student-athletes. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in college tennis and recruiting; strong people skills; maintaining eligibility; strong recruiting history; experience in coaching both individual and group sessions. In addition to coaching, this position requires assistance in multiple aspects of team management, including budgeting, facilities management, academic support, and retention of quality student athletes. This position will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Montreat College, Appalachian Athletic Conference, and NAIA rules and regulations.
The Graduate Assistant Wrestling Coach will assist in all aspects of a competitive wrestling program and is responsible for, but not limited to: the integration of Christian faith, and the recruitment, retention and academic success of student-athletes. Priority will be given to candidates with experience in college wrestling and recruiting; strong people skills; Experience working with weights 157-HWT. Candidates who wrestled 165 lbs- HWT preferred. In addition to coaching, this position requires assistance in multiple aspects of team management, including budgeting, facilities management, academic support, and retention of quality student athletes. This position will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Montreat College, Appalachian Athletic Conference, and NAIA rules and regulations.
1.Assist the head coach with recruiting efforts for the Tennis/Wrestling program; recruiting student athletes for the athletic team who will represent the mission of Montreat College. 2.Assist in the developing, implementing and evaluating match plan and strategies. 3.Plan comprehensive training plans for student-athletes. 4.Assist in operational procedures including scheduling, travel, budget management, and statistics. 5.Attend departmental meetings upon request. 6.Be familiar with and adhere to departmental policies and procedures as well as NAIA and AAC regulations. 7.Participate in the college and departmental activities as needed. 8.Assist in driving team vans/mini-buses to and from team functions/games. 9.Be responsible for the conduct of athletes, both on and off the playing field. 10.Actively participate with all athletic fundraising programs as needed. 11.Communicate the needs and maintenance of facilities and equipment to the head coach. 12.Assist with travel and facilities management for the wrestling program. 13.Other duties as assigned by the head coach and/or athletic director.
Skills: A.Essential Job Functions
1.Excellent writing skills 2.Excellent oral communication and relationship skills 3.Excellent recruiting skills to meet annual roster expectations 4.Efficiency in computer applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.) 5.Ability to read, understand, and apply instructions 6.Hear and understand telephone conversations 7.Ability to coordinate different tasks simultaneously 8.Move about the campus freely (including all facilities) 9.Working knowledge of game/facility preparation 10.Ability to multi-task
Work closely with the Admissions and Financial Aid office.
Articulate a clear vision for the soccer program
Set goals and objectives based on the needs and capabilities of the population served
Articulate and promote student learning and development in the following areas:
Prescribe and practice ethical behavior
Where appropriate, recruit, select, supervise, and develop others in the organization
Manage financial resources
Plan, budget for, and evaluate personnel and programs
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution is required. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with successful recruiting, athletic development, and/or collegiate Wreslting experience. Candidates who wrestled 157 lbs or more preferred. Candidates must support and affirm the College’s faith statement and Community Life Covenant: https://www.montreat.edu/about/mission/
The Graduate Assistant Tennis and Wrestling Coach reports to the Head Coach (of their respective sports) and Athletic Director.
Please email the following materials to Associate AD: firstname.lastname@example.org
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