Smith College – Assistant Coach for Alumni Tennis

About the Graduate ProgramSmith’s unique graduate program in Exercise and Sport Studies (ESS) is dedicated to preparing individuals to coach collegiate women’s teams. The program connects theory with practice by linking coursework to internship experiences. Examples of graduate classes taken over the two years include: Biomechanics of Sport. sports psychology; Sports leadership for coaches. gender in sports; mass recruitment; Legal issues in sports.

All students in the program participate in an internship that includes their responsibilities as an assistant instructor. Coaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the Head Coach with hiring, planning, directing skill development, managing social media accounts, fundraising, and film breaking.

The master’s program is nationally recognized for excellence and accredited by the National Commission on Accreditation of Training Education (NCACE).

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Work Awards and Scholarships are available to individuals interested in obtaining a master’s degree with a major in training at the university level. Candidates must have an undergraduate academic record with high collegiate play experience and a past
Training experience preferred but not required.

Job award depends on the candidate: $0 – $7,000. Scholarships are available with fees reduced to $5,000 or less.

The deadline to apply for the program is March 1, 2023. The position begins in summer 2023 and continues until graduation in May 2025.

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Visit our website at for an overview of the program, forms, course requirements, and to apply officially

If you plan to apply to the program or are interested in learning more about the tennis program and the ESS program, please contact tennis coach Kaitlin Lawrence at

If you have questions regarding the application, contact our administrative assistant Justin Allard at

Registration deadline: 03/01/23
work start: August 2023

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Smith College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of its faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities. , as defined by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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