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Tennis Coach

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Job description

The post-holder will deliver and coordinate new programmes of tennis activity in Finsbury Park and the surrounding areas in Haringey, Hackney and Islington. This will involve targeted outreach delivery within local community settings such as youth venues, school engagement, and by working closely with local groups.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Inspiring local people, sports, youth clubs and local community groups to increase tennis participation.
  • Coordination and delivery of the ‘Tennis for All’; a community tennis development programme.
  • Support the development of the Finsbury Park Tennis offer.
  • Support new tennis initiatives and funding bids.


Person Specification

  • Empathy – ability to understand the experiences and realities of different people from various backgrounds and respond in a positive way to better engage with them.
  • Flexibility – Prepared to travel locally throughout the community in order to deliver tennis using community venues. Able to design and run sessions that are suited to casual users who greatly benefit more from the social aspect of sport. Interested to deliver programmes that integrate tennis and youth work to tackle social issues.
  • Responsibility – Able to work to a high standard maintaining an excellent degree of professionalism and quality delivery even when working alone.
  • Motivation – A drive to want to make a positive contribution in line with the project mission statement and a preparedness to tackle obstacles that present themselves.
  • Engaging – exhibit a strong ability to interact and connect with young people of all ages communicating in a way that elicits the best positive response and encourages continued active participation on their part


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