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Varsity Girls Tennis Coach

Position Status:      Contracted for season – paid by stipend

Reports to:              Director of Athletics


Summary Description

Nardin Academy is an Independent Catholic School located in Buffalo, NY.  Nardin asks all in our community to “Inspire hearts and minds to do amazing things for the world through faith, character, academic excellence, and service.” Nardin’s values include Embracing All, Nurturing Talent, Fostering Connection, Living & Serving Through Faith, and Igniting Possibilities.  Nardin is a diverse and welcoming community that fosters an inclusive environment that celebrates the background and experiences of all.

The Varsity Head Coach is expected to adhere to Nardin Academy’s sports philosophy. They direct, organize and administer the sport at all levels within Nardin Academy’s Upper School athletics program including organizing practices, and teaching skills, personal responsibility and teamwork.

The overall direction of each sport lies with the varsity head coach. This includes hiring and evaluating assistants.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support Nardin Academy’s mission.
  • Understand that the goals and objectives of the entire athletics program, including the welfare, development and safety of the student-athletes are more important than those of any one sport.
  • Participate in meetings including pre-season coaches, pre-season parents, and any league coach gatherings.
  • Conduct practices on days when there are no competitions, and allow for at least two days off per week.
  • Responsible for all agenda items handouts, coaches’ notebooks and checklists covered in the pre-season coaches meeting.
  • Be familiar with and follow the policies and procedures listed in Nardin Academy’s athletics handbook and coach’s manual; adhere to the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association standards.
  • Assist the admissions office in identifying prospective students.



  • Previous coaching experience at the high school or college level and/or experience coaching a high level travel program.
  • These certifications are required (these can be provided through Nardin):
  • CPR/AED/First Aid
  • Heads Up Concussion
  • Virtus through the Catholic Diocese



To apply, please submit the following materials as a PDF to Please include:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Minimum of 3 references with names, current addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses