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Assistant Tennis Coach

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
April 17, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S11951P
Working Title Assistant Tennis Coach
Department Athletics-Men's Tennis
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
Ability to work non-traditional work hours that include nights, weekends, and holidays. Hours will vary based on practice, competition, and recruiting schedules.
Advertised Salary Commensurate with experience
Posting Date 04/16/2024
Open until filled No
Closing Date 04/23/2024
Proposed Starting Date 07/01/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).
Position Information

Classification Title Coach
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.00
Minimum Qualifications
Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Position Summary
Responsible for providing assistance to the Head Coach in assigned areas of the intercollegiate Men's Tennis program. This incumbent will assist the head coach in coaching, planning, organizing, directing, recruiting, and implementing all phases of a Division I Men's Tennis program as well as assist in all areas of team performance which includes but is not limited to pre-season, post-season training, practice and competition and academic progress .
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

  • Organize and administer all phases of a NCAA Division I Men's Tennis program.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience recruiting at the Division I level.
  • Comprehend and adhere to NCAA, SEC, and institutional policies and procedures in the sport of men's tennis.
  • Evaluate and compare athletic talent for potential growth and development of student-athletes.
  • Support public relations, fundraising, and promotional activities.
  • Possess good organizational skills in coordinating recruiting travel and visit itineraries.
  • Oversee conditioning programs for the Men's Tennis student-athletes.

Physical Demands

  • Stand; walk; use hands and reach with arms.
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Close and distance vision, and peripheral vision.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but escalates to high during practice and athletic competitions.
  • Driving as needed to perform job tasks.

Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) No
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the .
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the .

  • Assist Head Coach with organizing and administering all phases of a NCAA Division I Men's Tennis Program including but not limited to: training and preparing athletes for competition; overseeing conditioning programs; supervising, and evaluating student-athletes.
Percentage of time 40

  • Evaluating and recruiting qualified student-athletes to the University of Georgia whose athletic and personal skills make them highly competitive in the SEC and nationally, and whose academic potential makes them good candidates for a meaningful academic experience and graduation at the University of Georgia; coordinating recruiting travel and visit itineraries.
Percentage of time 25

  • Assist with administration as it relates to recruiting, budgets, traveling, public relations, fund-raising, and camps and clinics.
Percentage of time 15


  • Assist with match requirements and fund-raising events.
  • Assist in the planning and designing of a yearly tennis training program; assisting in the planning and designing of specific strength and conditioning sessions for student-athletes in cooperation with the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Head Tennis Coach.

Percentage of time 10


  • Assist the Head Coach and Academic Advisors in monitoring the academic performance and general well-being of student-athletes.
  • Assisting the athletes with community service projects and helping them realize and achieve full potential in each area.

Percentage of time 5

  • Other duties as assigned by the Head Coach.
Percentage of time 5