Head Men's/Women's Tennis Coach

Penn State University

Penn State Abington
Campus City:
Abington, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Abington
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Penn State Abington College, a NCAA Division III member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seeks candidates for the Head Men’s/Women’s Tennis Coach position for the Athletic Department. The Nittany Lions compete in the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC). Reporting to the Director of Athletics, the head coach will be responsible for the organization and management of both the men’s/women’s tennis programs. (Men’s and Women’s traditional season is in the spring and non-traditional in the fall) This individual must have strong interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills in order to teach/coach, recruit and deal with others both inside and outside the College. Duties and responsibilities: The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following functions: Recruiting: develops and executes an effective recruiting plan to increase numbers and competitiveness; identifies prospective student-athletes qualified for admission to Penn State Abington College; effectively communicates with prospective student-athletes; effectively communicates and coordinates recruitment efforts with Penn State Abington’s Office of Admissions. Coaching/Student-Athlete Experience: demonstrates knowledge of, and ability to develop, sport skills, strategies and philosophy; promotes student-athlete welfare and provides appropriate mentoring to student-athletes. Schedule practices; maintains inventory of equipment, uniforms, and supplies; carry out team travel according to established policies and procedures; effectively communicates within the Department and with the College community on matters pertaining to program. Supervision: identifies, hires, trains and evaluates assistant coach, including volunteers. Minimum Qualifications: Two to three years experience in coaching at the college level or significant experience coaching at the high school or club level, or equivalent required and/or collegiate playing experience. Ability to recruit outstanding student-athletes to a strong academic environment. Ability to effectively teach and coach students in both a team and individual setting. A commitment to providing a positive role model and leadership to the team as well as excellent communication skills. Ability to effectively interact with a wide variety of people in a manner that positively portrays the College. Must possess a current driver’s license valid in the State of Pennsylvania and a driving record insurable by the College’s insurer. Successful clearance of a criminal history record check.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088