Responsible for the recruitment and development for the program including assessing academic eligibility of prospective student-athletes and athletic talent through observation and communication with coaches and other officials. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding to ensure team compliance with NCAA, Big South Conference, and institutional rules and regulations. Organize and develop a competitive playing schedule that minimizes missed class time and includes conference and non-conference opponents. Develop team travel itineraries and requests for transportation, meals, and lodging. Also, submit annual budget requests for equipment, supplies, officials, etc.
An accomplished coaching background in collegiate tennis; a thorough knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations; excellent communication skills; strong organizational and leadership skills, and a proven ability to instruct, develop and recruit student-athletes is required. Impeccable personal and professional integrity is essential.
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