The Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach will oversee all aspects of the tennis program and is responsible for, but not limited to: the integration of Christian faith, the recruitment, retention and academic success of student-athletes. In addition to coaching, this position requires control and oversight of budgets and scheduling of athletic practices and competitions. The Coach will be responsible to maintain compliance with all Montreat College, Appalachian Athletic Conference, and NAIA rules and regulations.
Efficiency in computer applications (Microsoft Office, Excel, etc.)
Ability to read, understand, and apply instructions
Hear and understand telephone conversations
Ability to coordinate different tasks simultaneously
Move about the campus freely (including all facilities)
Ability to multi-task
Proactively engage in departmental and institutional persistence efforts to meet retention goals.
Perform additional administrative duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics, such as, but not limited to Fitness Center Coordinator or Facilities Manager.
Oversee the successful recruiting efforts for the tennis program, recruiting student athletes for the athletic team who will represent the mission of Montreat College.
Work a close relationship with the Montreat Retreat Center to plan for the usage of their tennis courts.
Maintenance of the Montreat Tennis Courts.
Maintain full rosters set forth by the Director of Athletics (20-24 tennis-only recruited, student athletes).
Scheduling of contests and ensure that contests do not conflict with the academic schedule, examination schedule, and regularly scheduled chapel and convocation services.
Attend all departmental meetings.
Be familiar with and adhere to departmental policies and procedures as well as NAIA and AAC regulations.
Participate in the college and departmental planning process by assisting in the formulation of goals, objectives, and outcomes and establish budget priorities.
Participate in college activities, which include Discovery Days, orientation and registration.
Develop and maintain a work schedule (office hours) centered on student-athletes accessibility.
Be responsible for the conduct of athletes, both on and off the playing field.
Prepare and maintaining a budget for the athletic program.
Actively participate with all athletic fund-raising programs.
Communicate the needs and maintenance of facilities and equipment to the Director of Athletics.
Maintain scholarship amounts according to allotted budget.
Shall be responsible for providing statistical information to the Conference SID and Montreat College SID in a timely fashion.
Organizes and conducts practice sessions.
Lead the team with at least two service projects per academic year to reach out to the community in servant-leadership.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution is required; Masters degree preferred. Extra consideration will be given to candidates with successful recruiting and college coaching experience.
Accountability: The Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach is accountable to the Director of Athletics.
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Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Montreat College
Montreat College is an independent, Christ-centered, liberal arts institution that educates students through intellectual inquiry, spiritual formation, and preparation for calling and career, all for the glory of God.
We are more much more than a Christian college. We provide a broad, rigorous liberal arts curriculum for traditional and non-traditional undergraduate students. We also provide leading accelerated programs for adult students, including graduate, professional, and online degree programs. Our goal is to provide higher education that is high quality, relevant, and diverse—united by a single, clear focus.