Allegheny College – Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach


Allegheny College, a small selective national liberal arts college, invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach. The position is a full-time exempt position reporting to the Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach.  

The Assistant M/W Tennis Coach assists the Head M/W Tennis Coach in the following:

  • Demonstrating a high level of teaching and coaching competency in sport skill instruction, sport strategy, tactics and rules, physical training and fitness and student motivation in practice execution..
  • Participate in on and off campus recruitment activities of athletically and academically qualified student-athletes which will include data entry and correspondence, talent identification, communication of College opportunities and expectations.
  • Active game preparation through scouting, image analysis, strategy discussions, travel arrangements.
  • Assist the head coach in all areas of implementing a competitive, successful educational athletic program emphasizing the quality experience for the student athletes.  While the ability to show initiative and work independently is essential, all activities will be under the direction and supervision of the head coach
  • Exhibits the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to the NCAA, PAC, Allegheny College, and Department of Athletics and Recreation’s values statement, including commitment to life- long learning, sportsmanship on and off the field of play, positive leadership and the desire and ability to act as a positive role model and representative of the College at all times
  • Demonstrating a sincere interest in the social, emotional, academic development, as well as the athletic welfare of student-athletes; collaborating on academic monitoring and guidance of students where appropriate.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of excellent working relationships with all members of the Department and promoting the philosophy and objectives of the intercollegiate athletic program.Assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Athletics and Recreation which may include supervision of students in recreational programs including intramurals, club sports, general facility monitoring, game-day management, concessions fundraising opportunities or other special projects.


Bachelor’s degree required. Should possess 1 to 3 years of coaching and/or playing experience or equivalent. Must have good knowledge of the sport of Tennis. Ability to recruit and retain quality Tennis student-athletes. Excellent organization, interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of the student-athlete. Ability and willingness to work effectively in a team atmosphere in the athletic department. Strong commitment to the College, PAC and NCAA rules and regulations. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusivity are required.

As one of the nation’s oldest liberal arts colleges, Allegheny College celebrated its bicentennial in 2015. A selective residential college in Meadville, Pennsylvania, north of Pittsburgh near Lake Erie, Allegheny is one of 40 colleges featured in Loren Pope’s “Colleges That Change Lives.” Allegheny also is one of the few colleges in the country that requires students to choose both a major and a minor, helping to cultivate intellectual growth and the creative, big-picture thinking desired by employers and graduate schools. In its 2020 rankings, U.S. News & World Report recognized Allegheny in the top 20 among all national liberal arts colleges for best undergraduate teaching.

The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks Allegheny as one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, specifically in the areas of compensation and benefits. Allegheny has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1,800 with students from 47 states (plus AE, DC, PR, and VI) and 70 countries. The College’s picturesque location is ideal for outdoor recreation, with eight freshwater lakes, ski areas and recreational opportunities all within easy reach.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and provide contact information for three references to [email protected].  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Allegheny College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are highly encouraged to apply. Allegheny does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, or national origin.

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