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Newman University Assistant Tennis Coach in Wichita, Kansas

Occupational Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Head Tennis Coach, the Assistant Tennis Coach will provide support and assistance with all aspects of the intercollegiate tennis program. The Assistant Tennis Coach will instruct student athletes in the rules and fundamentals of tennis.

Work Performed:

  • Develops and maintains a system to identify potential recruits and to work closely with area high school coaches and parents to recruit quality student athletes to Newman University.

  • Instruction of physical health, team concepts and safety to student athletes.

  • Instruct 1 credit hour course(s) per semester within the Department of Athletics.

  • Develops and maintains an effective program of physical conditioning designed to develop strength and endurance.

  • Encourage the development of psychological, social, and mental skills necessary for the student athletes to be successful in the classroom, on the field, and in future endeavors.

  • Works with Admissions to expedite the registration, admission, and other administrative processing of all student athletes.

  • Assigned to work with selected athletes on various game day situations.

  • Works with the Head Tennis Coach in developing line-ups, game strategies, and individual work-out and practice needs for various student athletes.

  • Serves as a role model for the student athletes by exhibiting ethical and professional conduct at all times.

  • Represents Newman University at various civic events throughout the community.

  • Cooperates with Newman University personnel for efficient utilization of shared facilities.

  • Additional duties as assigned by the Head Tennis Coach.

Required Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Bachelor?s degree preferred from an accredited college or university.

  • Possess valid driver?s license and be in good standing.

  • Ability to recruit and retain qualified student-athletes and to facilitate timely progress toward graduation.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience competing at a collegiate level is preferred.

  • Ability to objectively evaluate physical skills in the areas of physical potential and mental capability for intercollegiate athletics.

  • Working knowledge of the rules and the ability to teach critical skills required.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

Physical Requirements: (Outdoor)

  • Position involves both inside sedentary work and outside work on the field in coaching and training situations with student athletes.

  • Demonstration of appropriate skills may involve strained muscles or orthopedic related injuries from running, throwing, pitching or hitting.

  • Major hazardous conditions can result from the operations of field maintenance equipment including, but not limited to, tractors, drags, and mowers.

  • Exposure to fertilizer, lawn chemicals, and weather conditions.

Physical Requirements: (Indoor)

  • Position requires durability.

  • Health and safety factors to be considered include injuries from court related activities and training responsibilities.

Founded in 1933, Newman University is a liberal arts institution grounded in Catholic values and traditions, yet is respectful of all faith traditions. At Newman you'll find people, programs, organizations and activities designed to educate the mind and inspire the spirit. Our low instructor-to-student ratio and collaborative faculty contribute to a positive learning environment. We are a sponsored ministry of the Adorers of the Blood of Christ, US Region. We invite you to help us empower our graduates to transform society!

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy of Newman University provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability or status as a protected veteran.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Newman University will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with a disability in completing the application form or in the interview process. Please notify the Human Resources Office at (316) 942-4291, ext. 2202 or email hr@newmanu.edu in advance so necessary arrangements can be made.