Columbia University – Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach


POSITION TITLE: Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach and Associate in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education.

REPORTS TO: Head Women’s Tennis Coach

SCOPE: The Assistant Women’s Tennis Coach provides recruiting, developmental, instructional and administrative support services under the direction and supervision of the Head Women’s Tennis Coach


  • Recruit qualified student-athletes effectively to Columbia under the direction of the Head Women’s Tennis Coach by building and cultivating strong relationships with prospective student-athletes, families and junior coaches.
  • Focus on developing the character skills of current student-athletes.
  • Help to create a culture that provides current student-athletes with the opportunity to reach their potential in tennis, academically, personally and career-wise.
  • Achieve a high level of competency in motivation and the conduct of practice sessions
  • Achieve competitive results that demonstrate athletic excellence
  • Demonstrate a sincere interest in the academic, personal and athletic development and welfare of student-athletes
  • Exhibit supportive and cooperative behavior in the program’s goals established by the Head Women’s Tennis Coach
  • Exhibit leadership and professional behavior in all interactions with people associated with the program
  • Complete all assignments made by the Head Women’s Tennis Coach, including but not limited to budget management, scheduling, recruiting and fundraising
  • Demonstrate excellent writing, speaking and listening abilities
  • Promote the success of gender and minority equity initiatives by engaging in related activities and programs
  • Participate in continuing education conferences, workshops, and/or meetings to increase professional skills and knowledge
  • Exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with adherence to NCAA, Ivy League Conference, University, and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations and/or Code of Ethics
  • Contribute to the maintenance of good working relationships with all members of the Department
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education

Minimum Requirements: 

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Qualification:

  • An understanding of the role of intercollegiate athletics in a highly competitive academic environment.
  • Strong recruiting, teaching and coaching skills.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • An ability to build and maintain positive relationships with student-athletes, staff and alumni.
  • Ability to work and communicate with faculty and administrators. 
  • Ability to work within the framework of NCAA and Ivy League regulations

Preferred Qualification:

  • Successful background in collegiate coaching preferred.

All applicants must apply via this link

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