Sacred Heart University – Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach


Responsible for assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach with all aspects of its Division I Tennis Program (10 Month Position).

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsibilities include assisting the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach with the following:

  • Development and implementation of daily team practices as well as conduct individual practice sessions with student-athletes when needed.
  • Travel to and provide on-court coaching for matches and tournaments during the program’s competitive Fall and Spring seasons.
  • Assist head coach in recruiting Division I caliber student-athletes to the university. Duties may include in-person evaluation of prospects as well as email and telephone correspondence. Work collaboratively with the admissions office in the recruitment of these tennis prospects.
  • Perform administrative duties as directed by the head coach and work effectively with staff members in the areas of compliance, equipment, athletic communications, athletic development and internal/external operations.
  • Assist head coach in organizing team and coach travel, compliance paperwork and other administrative responsibilities.
  • Comply with all NCAA, Northeast Conference and SHU rules and policies.
  • Serve as a role model and advisor for student-athletes in a general capacity. Connect student-athletes to necessary resources within and outside of SHU athletics as needed. Provide a support system to all student-athletes on the team.


Working Conditions: Nights, Weekends


  • Bachelor’s Degree or college/professional level tennis playing experience preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Adherence to University and NCAA policies and guidelines.
  • Valid US driver’s license with clean driving record.

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