The Assistant Tennis Professional is responsible for assisting in professionals’ group lessons, junior tennis programs and camps. Assistants may also be able to provide hitting sessions and or play as a hitter in a lesson with a professional.
Venue and Company description
The clubs of the organization are premier healthy lifestyle clubs where work-life balance is promoted and healthy living is encouraged. The organization provides a fun environment designed to promote health and wellness for members and employees alike. The uniquely social culture makes the organization a great choice for employees who want to share their passion for health and fitness.
The tennis center has 10 outdoor lighted post-tension tennis courts and a 2000-ft clubhouse with men’s and women’s locker facilities, a lounge area, and a great patio to view the matches
The club provides beautiful facilities, state-of-the-art equipment, and dynamic programming, but what really set apart is the team of positive, friendly staff at each location. Employees encourage one another, working together to create a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere for everyone we encounter.
Job duties and responsibilities
- Assist Tennis Professionals in teaching group Tennis lessons private lessons (as applicable to the club)
- Responsible for interacting with employees, members and guests in a manner aligned with the People, Places and Programs components of the organization Standards
- Participate in and help promote programs, mixers, tournaments, round robins and other social competitive events
- Be able to provide hitting sessions for members or be a hitter in a professionals lesson
Candidate qualifications and skills
- High level of competitive tennis playing, ideally at a college level
- Able to feed balls and provide basic instruction
- Customer service focused attitude
- Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire through Company training
- Must be able to successfully pass a background check
- Industry experience working in tennis club environment
- Experience teaching tennis
- Collegiate tennis playing experience
- Physical Activity
Assistant Tennis Professional requires frequent standing, walking, and running, grasping, swinging, bending and kneeling and playing tennis on court. Sitting for some periods of time. Substantial repetitive movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, arms, legs, waist, back and/or fingers. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Involved in activities where one must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Requires the ability to receive detailed information through written and oral communication.
- Physical Requirement
Walking, standing, running and playing tennis are required daily. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, swing or otherwise move objects. In addition, involves physical movement which includes sports and activities related to membership events and programs.
- Visual Requirement
Assistant Tennis Professional requires close and distant visual acuity to perform sports and coaching activities.
Involves typical office or administrative work and member outdoor Tennis activity, assisting, coaching and participating in events outdoors in hot weather.