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Head Tennis Coach

Staff Openings

Head Tennis Coach

Hours: Full-time
Department: Athletics and Physical Education
Overtime: Exempt
Reports To: Athletic Director
Status: 10 month
Job Grade: 6

GENERAL SUMMARY: Provides leadership and coaching for the women’s intercollegiate tennis program within the guidelines of applicable laws, NCAA rules and regulations, coach’s rules and practices, and College and departmental policies and procedures.  Teaches one physical education course per semester.  Reports to the director of athletics/chair of physical education or other designated person and works with student athletes, college athletic directors, coaches, high school athletic directors and coaches, hotel and restaurant management, alumnae, and their spouses to further develop the women’s intercollegiate program.


  1. Coordinates all on and off-campus recruitment activities within the guidelines the NCAA.
  2. Complies with all NCAA, GSAC, college and department of athletics regulations and policies.
  3. Teaches one physical education course per semester.
  4. Provides leadership and coaching for the women’s intercollegiate tennis team.
  5. Schedules, implements, and attends all pre-season, in-season, and post-season practices and contests.
  6. Schedules all varsity contests; coordinates special events, hosts college tournament(s) and provides financial accountability for all ASC and non-ASC tennis functions hosted by the coach/team/department.
  7. Prepares athletes for competition and performs post-season evaluations.
  8. Makes team travel arrangements. 
  9. Supervises the laundering and care of team uniforms, and care and maintenance of team facilities and equipment
  10. Serves as a resource for subordinate personnel.
  11. Insures compliance with athletic department facility contracts, scheduling priorities, and guidelines
  12. Administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics
  13. Report weekly recruiting contact data; participate in designated staff functions including job related in-service training.

Education:  Undergraduate degree required; masters’ degree preferred in related occupational field of study
Experience: Minimum of two years work experience at the collegiate level.

  • Considerable knowledge of fitness concepts and techniques, NCAA rules and regulations, tennis rules and scoring.
  • Familiarity with recruiting techniques, high school coaches and athletes, and their concerns, and student-athlete concerns and issues at Agnes Scott.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to maintain confidentiality, and to supervise others.


  • Irregular hours are required on a regular basis.
  • Travel required from office to other locations on a regular basis.
  • Coaches must comply with all NCAA rules and regulations, and have a duty to cooperate with and furnish the NCAA and the College with truthful and accurate information regarding rules violations.  Coaches may be suspended or terminated if found to be in deliberate or serious violation of NCAA regulations.

Expect intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, running, walking, throwing, and occasional moving of light objects. Work is performed in an office and sports fields, courts, etc.

Reference the position title of Head Tennis Coach on the Subject line and e-mail a resume, letter of interest, and professional references to  Position is posted until filled.  Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.

Agnes Scott does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Posted on: 6/12/2013