Athletics Program Director for Girls and Boys Tennis - Beginning 2024-2025 Academic Year
Location: Atherton, California
Type: Full Time
Salary: $83,000 - $125,000
Menlo School is seeking an exceptional coach to lead, support and manage all phases of the girls and boys tennis program (6-12 grade) beginning with the 2024-2025 academic year. The successful candidate will have competitive tennis coaching experience either at the high school, college and/or elite club level, the ability to teach tennis fundamentals, conduct productive practices, and develop a strong program to improve the skills of tennis players of varying abilities.
This is a 12 month, full time position.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide the organization, direction, and administration of the girls and boys tennis teams from grades 6-12.
Plan and conduct effective training sessions.
Schedule contests, and ensure transportation is arranged.
Hire assistant tennis coaches and provide structure and leadership.
Coach various middle school teams throughout the school year as assigned by the Middle School Athletic Director.
Stay current with Athletics rules and policies within the WBAL and CCS.
In conjunction with the conditioning staff, develop an off-season conditioning and practice program that will enhance the progress of the players.
Work collaboratively and effectively with the Athletic Trainers, Sports Performance Coaches, Equipment Manager, other coaches, Facilities personnel and others in the Department.
Ability to work with parents, faculty, staff and students in a constructive manner - even under stressful conditions.
Ability to both represent as well as teach the school’s Mission and Values as an integral part of the educational experience.
Exemplify and teach the values of the Menlo Athletic Department (attached)
Other duties as assigned by the Athletic Director.
Required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include but are not limited to:
At least three years prior tennis coaching experience at the high school, college and/or elite club level.
Experience that includes knowledge of National Federation High School (NFHS) rules and regulations of the sport and a knowledge of adolescent psychology as it relates to sports participation is preferred.
Prior head coaching experience is highly desirable.
Possession of valid, unexpired CPR, and First Aid certifications.
NFHS coach certification.
An exceptional work environment and caring community
Excellent professional development opportunities
Highly competitive salary
For full-time employees: a comprehensive benefits package, including generous contributions to a retirement plan for eligible employees and their families. Learn more by going to https://www.menloschool.org/employment-benefits.php.
To be considered for this position please submit your resume and cover letter.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Menlo School is an independent, coeducational, college preparatory school for students in grades six through twelve. Located in Atherton, California, and established in 1915, the School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National and California Associations of Independent Schools.
Menlo is dedicated to providing a challenging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletic programs. The School helps students develop positive values and nurtures character development in a supportive environment that upholds the highest moral and ethical standards. Our program encourages students to reach their fullest potential and to develop the skills necessary to respond intelligently and humanely to the complexities of a diverse and increasingly interconnected world.
At Menlo School, equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging are at the core of our organizational identity. Through our daily efforts, the School demonstrates a shared commitment to the development of all stakeholders by supporting a campus ethos where equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging reflect the major cornerstones of our community.
Our equal opportunity employment policy:
Menlo School is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants. We administer all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or domestic partnership status, disability, protected veteran status or military status, genetic information, or any other category protected under applicable law.
In the spirit of pay transparency we share the base salary range for this position for the 2023-2024 academic year. The full pay range, which encompasses all experience levels is $83,000 - $125,000. Within this broad range, we pay each employee in accordance with what could be reasonably expected based on an individual's experience level. Base salary is exclusive of fringe benefits, retirement plan employer contributions or potential stipends (for eligible employees). Pay ranges at Menlo are reasonable estimates of what the School anticipates paying for a role but are not guaranteed. If hired at Menlo School, your final base salary will be determined by factors such as skills, education, experience, job level, part-time status and number of months of work per academic year. In addition to those factors, we believe in the importance of pay equity and consider internal equity with our current employees as a part of any final offer. Please keep in mind that the generous range mentioned above is the full base salary range for the role. Hiring at the maximum of the range is not typical for Menlo School in order to allow for future and continued salary growth.
MENLO SCHOOL ATHLETICS VALUES:
LIFE LESSONS THROUGH SPORT
Embrace and celebrate competitive excellence while taking responsibility for meeting the highest standards in both academics and athletics.
Develop a growth mindset, build resiliency, and commit to continual improvement.
Find joy in the process.
Develop a sense of commitment to purposes larger than yourself.
Cherish the legacy you’re inheriting and recognize that it is a privilege to play sport at Menlo School.
Recognize that everyone on the team is valuable, and treat them accordingly.
Honor the Game
Perform as ethical, responsible, and engaged members of ever-wider communities.
Celebrate and honor your team, officials, opponents, school, fans and sport.
Strive to compete at your highest level possible.
Uphold Strong Values
Exhibit courage, appreciate inclusiveness and diversity, and commit to moral behavior.
Act with integrity.
Lead responsibly, with humility, honor, fairness, honesty, virtue, and character.