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Position: Head Varsity Tennis Coach (boys and girls teams)
Location Seattle, Washington
Description Lakeside School, an independent coeducational day school located in North Seattle, is currently recruiting for a
Head Varsity Tennis Coach for the 2018 tennis season. The season begins on Monday, February 26, 2018 and concludes on May 26, 2018 (state championship weekend). There will be a required pre-season coaches meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 3:30 – 7 p.m.


The head varsity tennis coach, reporting to the director of athletics, will join an athletics program that includes 23 varsity teams, most of which have both sub-varsity and middle-school counterparts. The tennis program has boys and girls teams at the varsity and JV levels with a combined team roster of about 40 athletes. There are no Middle School teams. The head varsity tennis coach is directly responsible for the coaching and management of the varsity teams as well as leading the JV coaches to provide a consistent experience throughout the program. Also, the head coach can be assigned other duties within the program by the director of athletics. Specific responsibilities include:

• Compliance with all Lakeside School, Metro League,
and WIAA policies and procedures;
• Supervision and instruction of tennis student-
athletes during all team activities;
• Maintenance and inventory of team equipment and
• Development of tennis practice and competition
• Supervision of, and coordination with, all
assistant coaches;
• Attendance at required tennis program and
interscholastic athletics program meetings;
• Support of multi-sport participation for student-
athletes; and
• Promotion of balanced achievement in all areas of
school life for student-athletes.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Successful candidates must be 25 years of age, possess a valid Washington State driver’s license, and be available for all practices and competitions. Practices are held after school for about two hours each day beginning at 3:30 p.m. Matches are held in the afternoons (3:30 or 4 p.m. starts) around Seattle. Experience coaching tennis at the youth, club, high school, or college level is required. Additionally, candidates must satisfactorily complete a criminal background check and must possess, or obtain prior to their season, First Aid and CPR certifications.

Compensation and Benefits:

Lakeside School is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding coaching candidates who will add to the racial, cultural and gender diversity of our school community. We offer a stipend schedule that compares favorably with those of peer schools and clubs both locally and nationwide. Coaching stipends are paid in installments twice a month during the primary competition season. Other benefits include Lakeside Athletics apparel and access to funds for professional development.

Additional Information:

Lakeside School was founded in 1919, and currently enrolls 858 students in grades 5 through 12 from diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and economic backgrounds.

The School’s Mission and the shared commitment of all Lakeside employees is to develop in intellectually capable young people the creative minds, healthy bodies, and ethical spirits needed to contribute wisdom, compassion, and leadership to a global society. We provide a rigorous, dynamic academic program through which effective educators lead students to take responsibility for learning. We are committed to sustaining a school in which individuals representing diverse cultures and experiences instruct one another in the meaning and value of community and in the joy and importance of lifelong learning.

Lakeside School is an Equal Opportunity Employer seeking to diversify its workplace.
Application Procedure/
Contact Information
Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via the online application located on Lakeside’s website (www.lakesideschool.org). From the home page choose About Us / Careers / View and Apply For Available Jobs. Questions about this position may be directed to Chris Hartley, director of athletics (chris.hartley@lakesideschool.org).
Link for More Info www.lakesideschool.org
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