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Head Coach, Men's Tennis (1577)
Posting Number: req980
Working 10 months per year

Non-classified Staff
Athletic Administration
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

The Head Tennis Coach is responsible for managing all aspects of the Idaho State University NCAA Division I Intercollegiate Tennis Team, a member of the Big Sky Conference. 

Key Responsibilities

1. Oversee and direct all aspects of the men’s tennis program during pre-season, in-season, and off-season periods.

2. Manage and be accountable for the prescribed annual tennis program budget.  Work with the Department of Athletics Business Officer to prepare and forecast budget, allocate resources effectively, and operate the program within the prescribed budget.

3. Coordinate with External Relations and Marketing to help grow tennis attendance.

4. Participate with Associate AD for Development and Director of Athletics to steward program support.  Participate in the cultivation and solicitation of charitable gifts.

5. Recruit, retain, and graduate successful student-athletes for Idaho State University and the Men’s Tennis program.  Develop, direct and supervise a comprehensive recruiting program with the goal of sustainable high academic and athletic performance, retention and graduation of the majority of all Tennis student athletes.

6. Provide and direct instruction and coaching across the program with the goal of player development and maximum performance. Direct strategic decisions and training.

7. Work effectively and collaboratively with medical staff, including athletic trainers, nutritionist, team physicians and strength coach to ensure the health and well being of student athletes.

8. Develop a competitive regional NCAA Division I Tennis schedule.

9. Ensure proper supervision of athletes during practice, travel to and from competition, and during competition.

10. Ensure proper maintenance and repair of program equipment and coordinate appropriate replacement schedule and budget.

11. Build and maintain relationships with alumni, organizations, high schools, and other groups to promote the tennis team and other athletic programs at Idaho State University.

12. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and commitment to follow NCAA, Big Sky Conference, and Idaho State University rules, policies, and regulations.

13. Participate at a high level in all department meetings, serving as an important part of the department leadership team.  Contribute to and develop a culture of excellence in Idaho State University Athletics.

14. Coordinate with Strength and Conditioning Staff to develop, execute and supervise effective strength and conditioning programs for conference competition seasons, training seasons and summer program.

15. Develop, promote and operate an effective camp program with the goal of developing  regional talent; building relationships; identifying, evaluating and recruiting student athletes.  Properly account for revenue and determine the use whether to enhance coaching incomes, provide NCAA compliant resources and stipends for players in the summer, provide equipment upgrades or budget enhancements, or serve other purposes related to coaches and program.

16. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree.

Competitive coaching experience of at least three (3) years.
Preferred Qualifications

Collegiate level coaching experience of at least three (3) years.

Professional certification(s): USPTA Elite or Master, PTR level II or III.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Resume, Cover Letter, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

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