• Assistant Coach, Women's Tennis

    Requisition # 2018-8804
    Date Posted 4 weeks ago(5/21/2018 10:11 AM)
    Full-Time / Part-Time
  • Overview

    The mission of Princeton University Department of Athletics is to strive for excellence in academics and athletics, while embracing equity in opportunity, good sportsmanship, and ethical conduct. In keeping with this mission, the role of the Assistant Coach of Women’s Tennis is to provide a quality varsity program which will challenge and develop the physical, mental and personal abilities of student-athletes of a Division I program. 


    Reporting to the Head Coach of Women’s Tennis, the responsibilities of the assistant coach include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Assist in all aspects of coaching a nationally competitive Division I Women’s Tennis program including thorough knowledge of the sport, coaching strategies and player development.
    • Assist in overall program planning and organization.
    • Assist in recruitment of student-athletes on national and regional levels. 
    • Adhere to Ivy League and NCAA rules and regulations.
    • Communicate effectively with students, faculty, administration, staff and alumni.
    • Work within the framework of the Department of Athletics administration and coaches. 


    • Bachelor's degree.
    • Successful tennis background preferably at the collegiate level.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
    • First Aid, AED, and CPR certifications within four months of hire.
    • Successfully pass NCAA recruiting examination within four months of hire.
    • Excellent computer skills.

    Please note that this position is 95% duty time.  


    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADC, 005

    Standard Weekly Hours


    Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard Hours

    Nights and weekends required.

    Eligible for Overtime


    Benefits Eligible


    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)


    Estimated Appointment End Date


    Comments Related to End Date

    Assistant Coach contracts are renewed on an annual basis.

    Physical Capacity Exam Required


    Valid Driver’s License Required



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