Head Coach Women's Tennis -Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Illinois Chicago Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Coaching - Tennis
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 1020901
UIC Flames Athletics is a NCAA Division I athletic program, sponsoring 300 student-athletes across 18 varsity sports. UIC will become the 12th member of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) beginning with the 2022-23 academic year.
The Head Coach Women’s Tennis is responsible for the development, implementation, and promotion of a successful sport program.
Duties & Responsibilities
•Coach and train the members of the team during practices and competitions. Assess skills and instruct athletes on technique.
•Oversee the recruitment of prospective student-athletes. Identify, evaluate, contact, and meet student-athletes and parents. Set up campus visits and attend competitions to observe prospects.
•Organize, plan and schedule daily practices and drills. Implement plan for game preparation; determine game strategy.
•Collaborate with athletic staff and university faculty to monitor academic progress of student- athletes to ensure that athletic eligibility and academic standards are maintained.
•Schedule competitions and develop travel plans. Manage budget.
•Develop and promote summer camps.
•Participate in fund raising and alumni relations activities.
•Adhere to all University, League and NCAA rules and regulations.
•Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met. Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that qualified staff exists to meet group objectives.
•Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in sports management, education or in a related field. Master’s degree preferred. Direct knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations required. CPR and safety certifications A minimum of five years of athletic coaching experience. Strong interpersonal, management and communication skills.
For fullest consideration, applicants must apply and submit a cover letter, CV or resume and names of three references (names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) no later than September 22, 2023.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About University of Illinois Chicago Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
University of Illinois Chicago
As a top research institute, a leading healthcare provider, and one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in the country UIC is paving the way for how modern, urban, global public education should work. We are, and have been since our earliest days, dedicated to opening doors and clearing hurdles to provide an outstanding education to bright and ambitious students, no matter what. This mission is amplified through our five-year, $750 million IGNITE Campaign that will redefine the model for student success, cultivate and empower faculty leaders, drive life-changing discovery and strengthen connections to communities.
UIC Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
UIC’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is a nationally competitive Division I program serving nearly 300 student athletes in 18 sports, which have won numerous conference championships and awards for both academic excellence and community engagement. The aim of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics is to project the University’s image as a national competitor in athletics while enriching the lives of student-athletes by providing opportunities for ph...ysical, intellectual, and social growth. As a Division I athletic program in a major city with highly competitive programs, UIC’s athletic mission is to attract top notch student-athletes reflecting the rich tradition of our students’ competitive work ethic and the campus’ ethnic and gender diversity. The Department’s goal is to win conference championships regularly and to be nationally competitive in men’s and women’s sports each year while demonstrating high standards of sportsmanship and ethical conduct. The University provides student-athletes with academic assistance to enhance opportunities for graduation, creates an enthusiastic arena in which student-athletes compete and showcase UIC’s winning team through effective media coverage.