Piedmont College invites applicants for the full time position with benefits of Coach, Tennis
Summary Description: Roles and Responsibilities •Assists in coaching duties for both men’s and women’s NCAA Division III tennis programs. May specialize in one or more specific areas of coaching expertise or a specific component of a team program. Assists with all aspects of recruitment and training of student-athletes. •Assists in organizing, preparing, and conducting individual and team practice, training, and competition, typically in a key area of sporting discipline •Designs and implements specific conditioning programs and/or training routines as appropriate to improve athletic performance. •Conducts recruitment of student-athletes in accordance with NCAA and USA South rules through scouting, on-site attendance, and home visits. •Assists in monitoring and supporting student-athletes in academic progress. •May assist in planning and arranging team travel and may perform other administrative as appropriate. •Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned •Recommends athletes for recognition, including NCAA, and USA South awards and end of season banquet; •Abides by all NCAA and USA South rules; •Completes the NCAA rules test annually; •Maintains current certification in CPR/AED training
Preferred Skills/Other Experience •Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis. Bachelor's degree; minimum directly related experience requirement is determined by the Athletic Director.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort •Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than two (2) hours per day. •Work environment involves minimal exposure to physical risks, such as operating dangerous equipment or working with chemicals. •Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
To apply, applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, an application for employment http://www.piedmont.edu/files/docs/Employment-Applicationappended.pdf, and the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references via e-mail to Jamie Purdy at firstname.lastname@example.org and Jim Peeples at email@example.com.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Reliable, consistent attendance is a requirement and essential function of all positions.
Employees are expected to be punctual and dependable in order to meet the needs of their department and the College
Demonstrate competitive coaching skills in the area of tennis.
Strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills and the ability to work effectively with student athletes
In-depth knowledge of tennis and NCAA playing rules.
Knowledge of NCAA rules governing the recruitment and retention of student-athletes.
Knowledge of athletic training and conditioning programs and routines
Compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required in this position
About Piedmont College Founded in 1897, Piedmont College is a comprehensive liberal arts institution and also offers a variety of career-oriented majors, including education, business and nursing. Total enrollment is approximately 2,800 students on campuses in Demorest and Athens, GA .The Demorest campus is a traditional residential campus located in rural Habersham County, and the Athens campus is designed for commuting students and is located near downtown Athens. Both campuses offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs, including education specialist programs and an education doctoral program.Piedmont College educates students to become successful and responsible citizens through rigorous academic instruction in the liberal arts and professional disciplines. The College provides educational opportunities through a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. The institution emphasizes critical thinking, high ethical standards, and respect for diversity.