Girls Varsity Tennis Coach

  • Temporary
  • New York, NY 10028, USA
  • $5750 - $6400  USD / STIPEND
  • Season Start Date: August 19, 2024
  • Season End Date: November 6, 2024

Website The Chapin School

The Chapin School, an independent K-12 day school for girls located in New York City, is seeking a Varsity Tennis Coach for the 2024 season. 

The Chapin School, an independent K-12 day school for girls located in New York City, is seeking a Varsity Tennis Coach for the 2024 season. 

All candidates are encouraged to be familiar with Chapin’s DEIB commitment found on the School’s website. 

POSITION TITLE: Varsity Tennis Coach 

Under the direction of the Director of Athletics, the Varsity Tennis Coach will provide skill development and planning throughout the season. Candidates should have knowledge and experience within the sport and understand how to teach, mentor, and motivate student-athletes. 

A Chapin athletic coach demonstrates the following knowledge, skills, abilities: 

  • Clear commitment to the educational philosophy and mission of the School and Athletic Department and any ongoing diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. 
  • Is an effective communicator and educator who can teach tennis players of all skill levels and abilities and understands the importance of listening as a key component of teaching. Understands the sport. Not only must they possess in-depth knowledge of fundamental skills, progressions, and strategies, but must also be able to adapt teaching instruction to all athletes. 
  • Models professional leadership and behavior by adhering to the same rules expected of the athletes, displaying a positive attitude, and motivating and inspiring the team. Knowledge of appropriate safety measures to ensure the well-being of student-athletes.

The Varsity Tennis Coach’s specific duties and responsibilities will include: 

  • 5 days per week. Practices are 7-8am two days per week, and 3:30-5:30pm one to two days per week. 
  • Matches are generally 1 to 2 days per week, between 4-6pm. 
  • Pre-season: August 19th through August 30th ; Regular-season: September 3rd through November 6th. 
  • Special events requiring additional hours and responsibilities: Homecoming, Wednesday September 18th, post-season league playoffs, and NYSAIS state tournaments. Must meet and submit all required certifications and documents prior to working with student-athletes (such as Concussion education, First Aid/CPR certification, etc.) Communicate and mentor the coaching staff on a regular basis.
  • Communicate effectively and in a professional and timely manner with athletes, and when necessary, parents/guardians of athletes.
  • Assess skill level of athletes during tryouts and throughout the season.
  • Must care deeply about each student athlete’s experience on the team; make fair and equitable decisions about appointing lineups, strategy, practice times, support attendance policies.
  • Must abide by Chapin’s Coaches Handbook, Student-Athlete Handbook, Chapin’s Mission, NYSAISAA and AAIS policies.


  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Candidates must possess or be able to obtain First Aid and CPR certification. Has strong tennis coaching experience with high school aged athletes. Experience working in a school setting and coaching female athletes is preferred. 
  • Ability to attend all team practices, meetings, and games August through November. To Apply 

Salary Range: $5750 – $6400

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