Shorter University – Men’s & Women’s Tennis Graduate Assistant Coach


About Shorter University

Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review annually include Shorter on their lists of best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, as well as online associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs.

Shorter University Mission Statement: 

Advancing God’s Kingdom through a commitment to academic excellence, spiritual growth, Christian leadership, and global service within the context of a biblical worldview.

Program Information: 

  • 1.5 – 2 years in length
  • Beginning May 2024

Job Duties:

  • Assist the head coach in duties that the tennis team requires.
  • Assist with office duties and paperwork.
  • Assist the tennis players in practice with feeding and improving tennis technique.
  • Assist with recruiting processes.
  • Assist with the academic success of the Shorter Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams.
  • Assist with match scheduling, weight training scheduling, and any other activities that the team will participate in.


  • Apply and be accepted into the Shorter University Graduate Program 
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year university. 
  • Coaching experience preferred.
  • Experience as a tennis player in college. 
  • A US driver’s license.
  • Able to travel with the team.
  • Computer and communication skills required.
  • Available to an untraditional work schedule.
  • Committed to Shorter University and its mission. 

If you are interested in learning more about the position please apply by sending an email JP Selle, the head tennis coach, at [email protected], and cc [email protected], the current graduate assistant of the tennis team. In the email, please introduce yourself and include: 

  • Full name
  • Updated Resume 
  • References 
  • Letter of Interest 

Interviews will be held until the position is filled.

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