Millsaps College - Assistant Men's & Women's Coach 

Position Description: The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach reports directly to the Head Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach.  This position shares responsibility for the success of the Athletics Programs and Student Life programs at Millsaps College. The Assistant Men’s & Women’s Tennis Coach supports the head coach, but also the Department of Athletics and the Division of Student Life at Millsaps College. Millsaps College is seeking a highly motivated individual for the position of assistant softball coach. This is a full time, 10-month position including a 10-12K stipend along with housing and meals, and will begin July 2019.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Recruit and evaluate junior tennis players

  • Will travel regionally to tournaments and academies to scout recruits

  • Provide on court coaching of athlete skill development;

  • Assist in the planning of practice sessions;

  • Help coordinate team travel and logistics, including vehicles, lodging, and meals;

  • Assist in scouting opponents;

  • Maintain parent and alumnae communication;

  • Will work 30 hours per week.

  • Assist with court and equipment maintenance 

  • Accept additional duties assigned by the Athletics Director and Head Coach.


Commensurate Responsibilities

  • Comply with all NCAA Division III, Southern Athletic Association (SAA), and Millsaps College guidelines;

  • Partner with the Department of Athletics and Division of Student Life to find new and exciting ways to energize the scholastics-sports environment at Millsaps College;

  • Accept game-day administrator obligations each semester, if necessary;

  • Participate in various other areas of interest for the College, Student Life, and Athletics.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required

  • College varsity coaching experience or related experience preferred

  • The desire to continue fostering a strong academic and athletic program through creative and educational means.

  • Must be organized and a self-starter. Will be given several tasks to help gain experience in the coaching world.


Please send resume, Cover letter and three references to Davis Elkins @ elkindl@millsaps.edu