Muhlenberg College – Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis


Position Title: Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis 
Supervisor: Athletic Director 
Classification: Full-Time, Exempt, year-round

Overview: Muhlenberg College, a Division III institution and a member of the  Centennial Conference is seeking applications for a full-time Men’s and Women’s  Tennis Head Coach. Responsibilities include planning and managing all phases of the tennis program within College, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations.  Responsibilities include planning and managing all phases of the tennis programs,  ensuring compliance with conference and NCAA rules and regulations, identifying,  evaluating, and recruiting prospective student-athletes; planning and implementing strategies for success in daily practices on and off the court, supporting athletics alumni engagement, contributing to a diverse and inclusive campus culture and collaborating effectively with various entities across the college. 

Schedule & Benefits: This is a full-time, year-round position based on campus in  Allentown, PA with partial remote work available during off-peak times. Muhlenberg offers a highly competitive benefits package, including but not limited to, generous holidays (including three days off for Thanksgiving and an extended winter break between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day), vacation (22 days per year), sick leave,  paid parental leave, tuition programs at the undergraduate and graduate level,  medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending plans, College-provided short and long-term disability, life insurance, and retirement. 

The College & Surrounding Area: Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a private,  residential liberal arts college offering baccalaureate and graduate programs. At Muhlenberg, we are committed to a campus community that ensures students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel welcome, respected, valued and included. Muhlenberg College is dedicated to shaping creative, compassionate, collaborative leaders through rigorous academic programs in the arts, humanities, business, natural sciences and social sciences; pre-professional programs in law, health and theology; and progressive workforce-focused post-baccalaureate certificates and master’s  degrees. A diverse city of 125,000 located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, Allentown is the third-largest city in the state and is located just 60 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of New York City. The region, also comprising neighboring Bethlehem, Easton and more, is home to a vibrant arts scene, extensive  parks and recreational opportunities, and a rich blend of diverse cuisine. Check out  Allentown and Life in the Lehigh Valley | Muhlenberg College to learn more.

Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruit qualified student-athletes, which includes the identification, evaluation, recruitment, and retention of prospective student-athletes. 
  • Organize and manage a competitive NCAA Division III program in accordance  with College/NCAA policies. 
  • Provide successful coaching, counsel and direction, to ensure that team members have the opportunity to realize their potential as athletes, students and members of the general college community. 
  • Mentor student-athletes to foster athletic, academic, emotional, and social  growth. 
  • Create positive support for the program within the campus community and outside constituencies including alumni, parents and friends of Muhlenberg College. 
  • Hire, supervise, and mentor coaching staff. 
  • Actively participate in fundraising activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

While no one person may possess all the qualifications listed below, the ideal  candidate will have many of the following professional experiences and  characteristics: 


  • Bachelor’s degree required 
  • Minimum 3+ years of related coaching experience. 
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and commitment to, the Division III philosophy of athletics and adherence to NCAA regulations regarding operation of athletic programs. 
  • An active commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. 
  • Capacity to market the department to the various constituencies of the College and surrounding community.  
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to build relationships, in both individual and group settings.
  • Successful completion of background checks including but not limited to child abuse clearance, education verification, criminal background, and driving record.

To apply, upload your complete application package as a single PDF document. A  complete application package includes: 1) cover letter; 2) resume; 3) separate diversity statement summarizing professional experiences and capacities that prepare you to contribute to our diversity, equity, and inclusion goals; and 4) names/contact information for three professional references. Application review will begin early  January and continue until the position is filled.  

Below is the direct link for the Head Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis position on our website.

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