Oct. 5, 2009

The University of Iowa is now accepting applications for the full-time position of Head Women’s Tennis Coach. The head coach is responsible for directing all phases of a competitive Division I women’s tennis program within the NCAA and Big Ten Conference. Responsibilities include: Provide leadership and instruction in the personal and athletic development of female student-athletes; recruit and retain qualified student-athletes; plan and conduct practices; develop a competitive schedule; develop training and conditioning programs; prepare and manage budget; hire, supervise and evaluate assistant tennis coach; establish and maintain effective relationships with the University community and its various constituents; adhere to all rules and regulations of the University of Iowa, Big Ten Conference and NCAA; and other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent); demonstrated knowledge of USTA/ITA and NCAA rules and a proven commitment to high ethical standards and academics; demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment; excellent organizational and administrative skills and some computer knowledge; superior knowledge of the techniques and strategies of the sport, success in recruiting student-athletes to a tennis program committed to athletic excellence, and superior communication and public relations skills.

Preferred qualifications: Master’s degree; NCAA Division I head coaching experience and a minimum of five years of successful intercollegiate coaching (assistant coaches from highly successful programs are encouraged to apply). Preference will be given to candidates that can most effectively meet the recruiting and development needs of the women’s tennis program.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes full University benefits package. This is a 12-month appointment.

Application Process: To apply for this position, visit our website at and search for Requisition #57221. Only applications submitted at will be accepted. Screening will start immediately and continue until position is filled.

The University of Iowa is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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