The Iowa State University Athletics Department is accepting applications for an Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach to assist the Head Coach with all phases of the NCAA Division I program. This position will:
Assist with planning practice sessions and competitive coaching situations;
Identify and successfully recruit and retain academically qualified and athletically talented student-athletes;
Effectively teach, mentor and coach to develop successful and well-rounded student-athletes;
Help ensure academic progress and graduation;
Contribute to and enhance a competitive athletic experience;
Assist with administrative and meet management duties;
Establish and maintain an environment conducive to the health and well-being and academic success of the student-athletes;
Establish and maintain effective interactions with students, colleagues, university staff and administrators, alumni, media and the public;
Commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of the University, Big 12 Conference, and NCAA.
This position requires a high level of tennis knowledge along with excellent work ethic, strong motivational, teaching/coaching and communication skills. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. Requires the ability to travel extensively including overnight stays for recruiting and competitions.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an on-going basis without sponsorship.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree. Experience coaching or competing in tennis at a highly competitive level (post high school).
NCAA Division I or professional tennis experience as athlete and/or coach.
Women’s tennis coaching experience.
Demonstrated ability to recruit highly skilled student-athletes, international recruiting experience, and strong recruiting connections.
To view full job details and to apply visit https://www.jobs.iastate.edu/. All applications must be submitted on-line by June 1st through Workday to guarantee consideration.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.
Iowa State University is a public, land-grant institution, where students get a great academic start in learning communities and stay active in 800-plus student organizations, internships, research and study abroad opportunities. More than 34,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
The Cyclones are a NCAA Division I athletics program and an original member of the Big 12 Conference. Iowa State began competing in intercollegiate athletics in 1892 and currently sponsors 18 intercollegiate sports. Iowa State University Athletics strives to help unite the university community and be a source of pride for all constituents by consistently demonstrating high levels of performance academically and athletically along with professional conduct by its staff and student-athletes.