Ave Maria University – Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach



Ave Maria University is seeking applications for the position of Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach. This is a full time, 12-month position reporting to the Director of Athletics.


The primary duty of the Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach is to teach, train, and develop the skills of the student athletes in the sport of tennis while integrating the Catholic faith through mentorship and virtue development.

The Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach will also manage the planning and administration of the tennis program and will provide leadership and oversight to the student athletes, serving as a positive mentor, encouraging virtue development, and creating a positive image within the Ave Maria University mission for the tennis program.

The Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach will also be responsible for implementing a virtue development program, the sport’s administration including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, scheduling, travel, budget management, fundraising, equipment, overseeing court maintenance, and overall program management.

The Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach will adhere to all guidelines and regulations set forth by the Sun Conference, NAIA and Ave Maria University.


A Bachelor’s degree and previous tennis coaching experience are required.

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning that is dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service.

Candidates must show a demonstrated knowledge of and a strong commitment to the mission of the university and the teachings of the Catholic Church. The head coach is responsible for supporting the university in the formation of student-athletes in the intellectual and moral
virtues of the Catholic faith.


Interested candidates should complete the application form, submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to the following application portal.

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