• Full Time
  • Worcester, MA
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Website College of the Holy Cross


Assistant Coach – Tennis

College of the Holy Cross


Assist Head Coach with all facets of the Men’s and Women’s Tennis programs, primarily by: instructing student-athletes on tennis skills and techniques, educating on tennis rules and NCAA requirements, assessing comprehension of skills, techniques and rules and providing additional instruction as appropriate, and preparing team for competition and practice.

Assistant coach must perform duties in compliance with all College, Patriot League, and NCAA rules and regulations.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide individual and team instruction to student-athletes on:

rules & fundamentals

skill attainment

techniques and methods required to demonstrate satisfactory performance in a safe manner

team concepts

Provide individualized coaching/tutoring/mentoring to student-athletes, including preparatory work that includes:

assessing student-athlete skill attainment demonstrated during practice, competition, and in films of both practice and competition

determining specific daily practice activities that will be conducted by student-athletes

developing instruction for individual student-athletes and specific team needs

determining pre-competition activities that will be conducted during days of competition

attending workshops and training sessions for the purpose of researching methods to provide student-athletes with training and instruction on: rules, fundamentals, team concepts, physical health, safety, skill attainment, conference rules and regulations

Secondary responsibilities


. identifying talented, academically qualified prospective student-athletes

. administrative duties as assigned, including, but not limited to:

. collaborating with coach to develop annual goals for the program

. maintaining records

. effectively communicating with coaches, prospects and parents

. tracking academic progress and providing counseling as appropriate

. assisting with fundraising, marketing and promotional activities

. administering sport camps as directed by head coach and/or Athletics Administration

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required

Prior experience instructing and coaching, preferably at the Division I level

Knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations

Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills required

Computer and video editing skills strongly encouraged
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

Please upload your resume and your cover letter.

In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College’s commitment to inclusive excellence (https://aspire.holycross.edu/inclusive-excellence). Please provide examples of how you have integrated diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging into your past work. For more information, please visit http://holycross.edu/diversity.


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