Eastern Illinois University is seeking candidates for the position of Head Coach for Men’s Tennis. The Men’s Tennis Head Coach is responsible for the management and administration of all phases of a varsity intercollegiate Tennis program and team, within the guidelines, rules and regulations of the University, Conference and the NCAA.
The Head Coach for Men’s Tennis will:
Identify, evaluate and recruit student-athletes to succeed at Eastern Illinois University.
Be responsible in all areas of team performance.
Work closely with support staff for both peak performance of the athletes as well as their academic and social development.
Oversee strength and conditioning program, academic and medical issues.
Organize, plan and conduct safe team training, practice and conditioning activities.
Participate in fundraising events, community events, promotion and marketing opportunities associated with the sport.
Produce a quality team capable of a representative win/loss record as determined by University Administration.
Represent EIU at national, regional, state and local professional organization events.
Supervise all men’s tennis operations including, but not limited to, NCAA paperwork, scheduling, academic monitoring, travel plans, equipment, marketing and budget management.
Maintain knowledge of, and compliance with, specific NCAA, OVC and institutional rules that relate to this position is required.
Manage annual budget.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.
Bachelor’s degree required/Master’s preferred. Possess (4) or more years of coaching experience or equivalent. Must have extensive knowledge of the sport of Tennis. Ability to recruit and retain quality Tennis student-athletes. Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills are required. Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete. Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the athletic department. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence. Strong commitment to the University, OVC and NCAA rules and regulations.
A completed application will include a letter of application, resume and contact information of at least three professional references. Send application materials to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/80786. For questions regarding this search, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Kiersten Klekner-Alt, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Eastern Illinois University
Eastern Illinois University is a Division I - FCS program that competes in Ohio Valley Conference for all sports except for Men's Soccer and Swimming that compete in the Summit League