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Assistant Boys' and Girls' Tennis Coach

Job Details

High School - Orange, CA
High School



The position is responsible for assisting the Head Coach with organizing and instructing the Boys' and Girls' Tennis program at the School. Position assists with conducting practices, motivating students, and instructing student-athletes in-game strategies and techniques in preparation for competition.

Reports to: Head Coach, Athletic Director

Supervises: None


  • Assist the Head Coach with instructing players on the rules, regulations, equipment, and techniques of the sport
  • Organize and direct individual and small group practice activities/exercises as directed by the head coach
  • Assess player's skills monitor players during competition and practice and keep the head coach informed of the athletic performance of students
  • Report student concerns to the Head Coach
  • Assist with determining game strategy
  • Assist the Head Coach with supervising athletes during practices and competition
  • Follow established procedures in the event of an athlete's injury
  • Model good sportsmanship in behavior maintains appropriate conduct toward players, officials, and spectators
  • Maintain the equipment room in an orderly condition and assume responsibility for its security
  • Distribute equipment, supplies, and uniforms to students as directed by the head coach
  • Assist the Head Coach with end-of-season awards
  • Participate in special activities to include parent's night, banquets, award nights, and pep assemblies
  • Perform support tasks such as distributing and maintaining eligibility forms, emergency data cards, and other related records
  • May drive students to away games; assure student transportation procedures are followed


  • Maintain required coaching certifications
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or administrator
  • Attend staff development meetings, clinics, and other professional activities to improve coaching performance


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications and competencies listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and physical demands required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position


High School


Experience as an assistant coach or varsity player at the high school or college level preferred, or any satisfactory combination of education, experience, and training that demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed.


  • Valid Fingerprint, CPR, TB, and First Aid Certifications
  • Ministry Safe Clearance
  • Valid California Drivers License
  • NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching Certificate
  • NFHS Concussion in Sports Certificate
  • NFHS Heat Illness Prevention Certificate
  • NFHS Sudden Cardiac Arrest Certificate



  • The ministry and purpose of an Orange Lutheran education
  • Well-rounded knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and techniques of tennis

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent instructional skills; Identifies students' and coaches' educational and training needs, training, mentoring, and helping them improve knowledge or skills. Uses appropriate training methods. Accurately monitors/assesses the performance
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, parents, and students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Conveys information effectively; actively listens, giving full attention to what others are saying; writes so that others will understand; maintains timely and appropriate communication with the head coach, students, parents, and administrators
  • Effective interpersonal skills; effectively motivates, coaches, develops, and directs others, establishes effective working relationships with the head coach, students, parents, and administrators
  • Effective problem-solving skills; demonstrates effective judgment, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Chooses appropriate actions, identifies problems; uses critical thinking skills to develop options and implement solutions


  • Exhibit the highest level of Christian integrity his/her life reflects Christ-like morals, behavior, attitude, and leadership
  • Ability to articulate their Christian faith
  • An active member of a Christian church; Missouri Synod preferred
  • Support the Mission and Statement of Faith of Orange Lutheran High School


  • The employee is frequently required to stand for extended periods, speak clearly, hear accurately, and move about the campus, gymnasium, or athletic field
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls, and smell
  • The employee must occasionally lift push, or pull up to 50 pounds, and bend, stoop, sit on the floor, climb stairs, squat, kneel, twist, or bend
  • Specific vision abilities include near and far vision within the normal range, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


  • The typical working environment is in an indoor school classroom, gymnasium, locker room, or outdoor athletic facility with exposure to varying climatic conditions
  • Duties may occasionally be performed on field trips away from school with varying conditions
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may be loud at times

This job description intends to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of positions given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments to address the needs of the school and changing business practices. Specific job-related duties assigned by hiring departments shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be construed as expanding a particular position's role, scope, and FLSA status, or grade.