SUNY Oneonta University – Assistant Coach, Men’s and Women’s Tennis


Responsible for assisting the Head Coach in organizing and managing all phases of a Division III Tennis program, including recruiting, team travel, strength & conditioning, student-athlete academic monitoring, public speaking, competition scheduling, budget management, and community/donor relations.

Brief Description of Duties:

  • Assist with the planning, coordination, and overall operation of the tennis program in accordance with all University, conference and NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Assist with providing a competitive Division III tennis program that emphasizes integrity; supports the development, education, and welfare of its student-athletes; and strives for athletic and academic excellence within the University’s mission.
  • Effectively coach, organize, and conduct practice and competition, demonstrating thorough knowledge of the sport of tennis and an ability to develop student-athletes to their full potential.
  • Assist head coach with managing the operating budget for the tennis programs, successful recruitment of potential tennis student-athletes, and fundraising activities.
  • Travel to and provide on-court coaching for matches and tournaments during the program’s competitive Fall and Spring seasons.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Valid US driver’s license with clean driving record.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • NCAA playing experience.
  • At least one year of Collegiate level coaching experience.
  • Member of United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).
  • Member of United States Tennis Association (USTA).

Pay Range/Term Part-time with a stipend ($1,000-$9,400) over 10 months (August 1st to May 31st).

Application Process: Qualified applicants must submit the following materials: current cover letter, current resume, name, and contact information for three professional references.

Please submit these materials to Head Coach, Michael Harmon at [email protected]

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