Assistant Tennis Coach
Notre Dame High School, a Catholic, college preparatory school in the Holy Cross tradition, educates the hearts and minds of students who are diverse in talent, ethnicity, and society. As a faith community, Notre Dame strives to provide each student with a rich academic background, an appropriate sense of self, an opportunity for growth, a commitment to family, community, nation and world, and a respect for the spiritual dignity of all persons. Notre Dame faculty and staff are expected to be men and women of integrity and able to espouse Catholic, Holy Cross, and Notre Dame mission values that will set a positive example for all students.
POSITION OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Head Coach, the Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting in the design and implementation of the athletic program for the assigned sport in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations.
Specifically, areas of responsibilities will include:
Teach the sport’s specific skills and techniques in group settings and individually;
Implement the teaching of skills, tactics, and team systems per the head coach’s philosophy and strategies;
Follow the head coach’s instructions in practice planning, executing practice plans and drills, game strategies, and game management;
Support the head coach’s teaching and messaging regarding all aspects of the management of the team;
At head coach’s direction, review and break down game and practice video;
At head coach’s direction, monitor locker rooms, attend non-practice/game team meetings and events, and ride on buses to away games;
Model appropriate behavior including emotional control, patience, sportsmanship, and respectful interactions with opponents and game officials;
Understand and maintain appropriate boundaries in the coach/player relationships;
Communicate with players only through approved school-based technology;
Inform the head coach of all individual player communication outside of practices and games;
Direct all parent inquires to the head coach and only engage parents in individual parent conversations about their son or the team at the direction of the head coach.
The Assistant Tennis Coach may perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Minimum 1 year coaching HS Tennis (Any Level).
Must possess effective coaching techniques and skills.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of the sport.
Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students.
Experience as a head or assistant coach at the high school or college level preferred.
Working knowledge of CIF Athletic Policies.
Knowledge of the existing athletic system, state and league regulations.
Consistent reliable attendance at practices and games;
Demonstrable knowledge of the skills, tactics and strategies necessary for success in specific sport;
Ability to evaluate an individual athlete’s skills, identify areas of deficiency, and teach drills and techniques to improve deficiencies;
Ability to teach skills and tactics individually and in groups
Knowledge of the injury risks of the specific sport and ability to teach generally accepted and school-approved techniques and are designed to minimize injury risk;
Effective interpersonal communications skills;
Successful completion of previous experience verification, background checks, and student safety programs;
Strong customer service skills and a positive attitude;
Ability to work and thrive in teams;
Ability to independently plan, organize, and coordinate multiple tasks;
Demonstrated strategic skills in short and long-term planning, facilitation, and collaboration;
Ability to negotiate, mitigate conflict, and build alliances;
Experience managing people and teams to achieve desired results;
Creative, innovative, and strategic thinking ability;
Excellent oral and written communications skills;
Analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills;
Ability to work efficiently and quickly under pressure;
Sensitivity for and understanding of academic disciplines and issues;
Ability to work with faculty, staff, and professionals to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
The rate of pay offered to the selected candidate is based on internal pay policy and budget. New hires are commonly paid at the minimum of the wage range or within the lower part of the range. We consider a number of factors when making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience, training and other department needs.
Notre Dame High School (Sherman Oaks)
13645 Riverside Dr.
Sherman Oaks, CA email@example.com