As a head coach in Pfeiffer University’s intercollegiate athletic program, the incumbent will be responsible for all functions relating to the management and running of a successful Division III men’s and women’s tennis programs, including recruiting, budget management, student-athlete supervision, scheduling events, and fundraising. Knowledge of and adherence to all applicable NCAA rules, Conference rules & regulations, bylaws, constitutions and related university rules, regulations and policies.
•Responsible for recruitment of prospective student-athletes for both men’s and women’s programs as set my the Athletic Director and ADR.
•Manages all aspects of the tennis programs, including coaching the team during traditional and non-traditional segments; planning, organizing, and supervising practices.
•Develops and maintains a competitive program while maintaining compliance with NCAA and USA South rules and regulations. Educating self, assistant coaching staff and team on NCAA Compliance rules.
•Responsible for the overall discipline/conduct and academic progress of players.
•Inventories and orders supplies and equipment for both programs.
•Reports any needs or maintenance of the facilities and equipment to the Director of Athletics or sport administrator.
•Assist in academic monitoring and support for student-athletes.
•Maintain and develop alumni engagement and build donor relationships.
•Organize annual summer camps and clinics.
•Abides by Pfeiffer University, NCAA and USA South rules and regulations.
•Coordinate fundraising efforts for the sport within the guidelines set forth by the Athletics Department and the Advancement office.
•Represents the institution and the department in a positive and professional manner.
•Performs other duties that may be assigned by the Athletic Director, including but not limited to, game management responsibilities and assisting with department events and fundraising activities.
•Responsible for Work-Study students within the tennis program and manage volunteer assistant coaches.
•Participation in fundraising activities.
•Acceptance of service on college committees.
•Membership and active participation in professional organizations.
•Attendance of convocations, staff meetings, graduations.
•Staff member is responsible for the monitoring an institutional facility for the purposes of safety and facility security. Coach supervision is to prevent any activity that is dangerous to a student-athlete or other students. This does not allow the supervisor to direct or provide instruction to student-athletes while supervising.
Head Tennis position is normally outdoors with students training, supervising or competing. Unpredictable changes are to be expected and are considered normal circumstances that come with being a collegiate coach. Must be willing to work weekends, nights and certain holidays.
A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
Previous collegiate coaching experience, preferably at a NCAA Division III school, or success as a head coach at the high school level.
The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and a commitment to, and understanding and appreciation of, NCAA Division III athletics and wellness in a private liberal arts college.
A current and valid driver's license is required.
About Pfeiffer University
Pfeiffer University is a private, Liberal Arts University, rooted in its United Methodist tradition, known for its programs that produce global citizens of good character who are ready for a lifetime of achievement, scholarship, spirituality and service in a world community. The main campus is located in Misenheimer, approximately 40 miles northeast of Charlotte, NC, with additional locations in Charlotte and the Raleigh area. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, a 403b retirement account, and tuition benefits at Pfeiffer and other member institutions. Compensation is based upon education and experience.
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