Defiance College, an NCAA Division III institution located in northwest Ohio and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference (HCAC), seeks qualified applicants for the position of Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. With four indoor tennis courts and six outdoor courts, our tennis teams have some of the nicest facilities in NCAA Division III.
The head coach is responsible for the total operation of the men’s and women’s tennis programs under the direction of the Athletic Director. Tennis responsibilities include recruiting, match/practice management, budget preparation and management, scheduling, fundraising, and other duties normally associated with being the head coach. Additional expectations of this position include mentoring of student-athletes and commitment to their academic progress and degree completion; development of an annual service learning/engagement project for student-athletes; knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations; game administration duties; and some departmental and campus committee work/involvement.
This position requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), a valid driver’s license, and previous coaching and recruiting experience, preferably as a collegiate head coach. Applicants should possess a strong tennis coaching background with demonstrated success as a successful recruiter and positive role model for student-athletes. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, complete resume, and the names and telephone numbers of four professional references electronically to Defiance College at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus are especially encouraged to apply.
About Defiance College
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. The campus is located on 150 acres in a residential area in the city of Defiance in Northwest Ohio. The College offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, graduate programs in education and business, sponsors 21 intercollegiate athletic teams, and has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions for all students and is home to the McMaster School for Advancing Humanity, a unique research program serving as a focal point for teaching, service, scholarship, and action to improve the human condition. Defiance College is an equal opportunity employer committed to the diversity of faculty, staff, and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus and promote a spirit of inclusivity are especially encouraged to apply.