Assistant Men's & Women's Tennis Coach

Position ID: 38478
Georgia Gwinnett College
Business & Finance
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Coach
Job Description: 


Job Details
Position Title:  Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach
Job Category:  Staff
Department:  Tennis - Men - 6510955
Division:  Business & Finance
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume
Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.


Georgia Gwinnett College seeks an Assistant Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach to provide development, leadership and supervision of a comprehensive and competitive varsity tennis program.

Job duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with Head Tennis Coach to coordinate the implementation of the College's inaugural tennis program
  • Compliant with institutional, conference and association rules and regulations
  • Coordinate and recruit prospective student-athletes through personal visits, telephone conversations, and mail solicitations
  • Plan, develop, and run organized practice sessions
  • Assist with the development, planning, and administering of athletics camps to promote GGC and the athletics program
  • Monitor student athletes academic progress and implement strategies to ensure academic and athletic success
  • Ensure the tennis program will be an integral part of the Integrated Educational Experience where learning takes place continuously, in and beyond the traditional classroom
  • Reinforce the GGC culture by demonstrating sportsmanship, integrity, a competitive spirit, and the importance of academics
  • Ensure academic success of tennis student athletes. Student athletes' retention and graduation rates and GPA should be comparable to those of all GGC students
  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Tennis Coach

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree including graduate level coursework or higher from an accredited college/university required.

  • General knowledge of intercollegiate athletics at NAIA or NCAA level
  • Experience with fundraising
  • Proven record of success both on and off the field
  • Excellent fiscal, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead and manage assistant coaches and student staff members
  • Extensive knowledge and skills in budget development and management
  • Ability to work well with all employees in Athletic Department
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally
  • Effective organizational and time management skills
  • Considerable knowledge of computers and various software packages used for word processing, graphs, tables, etc. (Microsoft Office 2003, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree

EXPERIENCE: 3 or more years of coaching experience in Intercollegiate Athletics at the NAIA or NCAA level.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion.

Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel.  Depending upon specific duties, position may require a College-issued uniform or shirt to ensure employees engaged in representing the College to the community are clearly identified as such.  Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing.  Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:  Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).
Position Status:  Full-Time
FLSA:  Exempt
Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Tennis (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II