Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

  • Cardinal Stritch University
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • Oct 26, 2021
Full time Athletics & Coaching

Job Description


Cardinal Stritch University is currently seeking a qualified candidate for our Athletics department. The Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach will act as Head Coach of the Men & Women Tennis Teams.  The coach will be ultimately responsible for the overall administration and management of Men & Women Tennis programs, the performance of the teams, athletically and academically, and the coaching staff. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Oversee all aspects of the Men’s & Women’s Tennis Teams
  • As a member of the Student Affairs Division, the Men’s and Women’s Head coach will work to develop and nurture relationships within the division to achieve short and long-term goals that align with the strategic plan of Cardinal Stritch University
  • Schedule teams’ opponents
  • Arrange travel needs (transportation, hotels, and meals)
  • Arrange for referees at all home contests and review all contracts/contest agreements
  • Coordinate practice facilities and times
  • Inventory and maintain uniforms and equipment
  • Identifies program equipment and supply needs, gathers bids and coordinates purchase
  • Oversee recruiting of new student-athletes
  • Set/ achieve recruiting goals put in place by head coach and athletics department
  • Coordinate off-season workout program
  • Coordinates hiring of assistant coaches (both paid and voluntary)
  • Maintain statistics of teams’ performance with the Dept. of Athletic Communications
  • Prepare annual budget requests and maintain financial vibrancy including athletic scholarships
  • Maintain a proper accounting of university funds received and used
  • Coordinate all additional duties with department personnel
  • Actively participate in CCAC meetings of Men’s & Women’s Tennis coaches
  • Act as liaison to the NAIA and CCAC Tennis Administrators
  • Ensure that all student-athletes are performing to the standard in classes for eligibility
  • Perform semi-annual eligibility checks
  • Coordinate and ensure team fulfills community engagement
  • Oversee fundraising efforts for the Men’s & Women’s Tennis programs with Marketing and Development Director
  • Set annual fundraising goals
  • Other duties as assigned


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Student-athletes
  • Assistant coaches
  • Volunteers



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management or related field, required
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • 2-5 years of related experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  

  • Driver’s License, National license or certification in specific sport for coaching, if available
  • CPR/AED training as required by American Red Cross
  • OSHA & Sexual Harassment Training


To apply for this position, please visit https://www.stritch.edu/About/Careers-at-Stritch.

Cardinal Stritch University is a Catholic, Franciscan university rooted in four key Franciscan values: creating a caring community, sharing compassion, reverencing creation and peacemaking. Our mission is to transform lives through value-centered education.


A criminal background check is required prior to employment. 


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Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)