Newberry College – Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach


Newberry College (NCAA D2) seeks qualified applicants for Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach. 

The selected candidate will help ensure the program operates and conducts itself within the ideals, goals, rules, and regulations set forth by Newberry College, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the South Atlantic Conference (SAC). 

This position reports directly to the Director of Athletics.  The successful candidate provides leadership, organization, supervision, instruction, and strategic planning for the Wolves men’s and women’s tennis and field program. The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Foster an atmosphere promoting academic success and personal development
  • Meet recruiting and retention goals
  • Establish an effective communication plan with student-athletes
  • Plan a competitive schedule
  • Conduct practices in a safe environment
  • Organize home events
  • Effectively manage the budget
  • Fundraise for additional program needs
  • Provide safe and efficient travel to competitions
  • Implement an effective community service plan
  • Promote the tennis program in the community
  • Order equipment to serve the needs of the program
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of uniforms and equipment

Other responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Requirements include a bachelor’s degree, and previous collegiate tennis coaching or playing experience is preferred.  Upon employment, the candidate must successfully complete the NCAA certification exam.

To apply for the position, send resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Wayne Alexander
Senior Associate Athletics Director
[email protected]

Application Deadline: Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Any offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law or university policies. 

College Employment Policy

These job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement or contract of employment, expressed or implied. Unless designated in writing and signed by the College President, all College employees are considered to be EMPLOYED AT WILL. Newberry College reserves the right to change, alter and amend job descriptions, functions and duties at the pleasure of the College President or Board of Trustees.

About Newberry College

Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational institution with a diverse student population. Founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church, Newberry College continues to be ranked among the South’s best colleges by U.S. News & World Report, consistently honored for value (No. 4), social mobility (No. 7) and overall best (No. 11). Offering baccalaureate degrees in 37 majors, four online degree-completion programs, five dual-degree programs, and one graduate program, the College’s foundation remains grounded in the liberal arts. In addition, the College offers 21 NCAA Division II sports, cheerleading, dance and esports. Newberry College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, and the National Association of Schools of Music.

Newberry College does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Newberry College is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from people from diverse identities and backgrounds.

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