Drake Athletics is seeking applicants for the Head Women's Tennis coach. This individual will be responsible for providing leadership and a positive academic, athletic and social environment to student athletes. In addition, the successful candidate will develop and implement effective practice plans, organize competitive scheduling and adhere to Drake University budget parameters. The Head Athletics Coach is fully responsible for compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations as well as Conference rules and University policies governing intercollegiate athletics.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Experience: At least three years of experience in coaching at the intercollegiate level or three years of professional experience coaching tennis is preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility and related functions is required. Experience in administrative functions, budgeting, fund-raising, promotional activities and public relations is required.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Management and organizational skills are required. A record of inclusive conduct and evidence of multicultural skills in the workplace are required.
Internal Number: 999785
About Drake University Athletics
Drake University is a private, co-educational university located in the city of Des Moines, Iowa. The institution offers a number of undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as professional programs in law and pharmacy. Located in Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, the University is uniquely positioned to provide learning opportunities through partnerships with the city's bounty of businesses, schools, government and cultural activity.Drake is an NCAA Division I member and competes in the Missouri Valley Conference in all sports except football and crew. In football, Drake competes in the FCS NCAA Division I Pioneer Football League. In crew, Drake competes in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.