Performance Coach - Assistant
Great opportunity for someone finishing their playing career and wanting to start a coaching career with will to develop his coaching skills in the younger ages in a highly developed tennis country, close to an experienced head coach (head of performance coaches education of a National Federation)
Young project for the development of competition players between 8/9 and 16/17 years old (From bottom to the top), is looking for an assistant coach to cooperate in the development of several players, including:
- n2 from Belgium under 11 ; n1 Belgium of sub 13 ; n1 of Belgium under 15
Among many others.
Starting the 4 of October 2021
Project fully focused on performance development path and player centered.
Working base in a club with 12 clay courts (6 indoor and 6 outdoor), 4 padel courts and permanent restaurant/bar , in the middle of a sports park with several other sports (athletics track, soccer field, 25m pool…). Next to Highway and walking distance from a Hotel.
Coach will be required to coach perfromance players from 8/9 to 16/17 years old, and sometimes younger talented kids from 6 years old.
1 - 44 weeks of work per year:
1.1 - 30 hours per week on court with competition training of different ages - 34 weeks per year
1.2 - 10 weeks of travel and support in international tournaments (TE, ITF , Belgian Junior Championships) – with all base costs covered
2 – Driving license mandatory (car is desirable but not mandatory)
1 - High level of tennis and competitive experience - necessary for sparring with best players 14 and 15 years of the project and/or experience in developing competitive players
2 - Minimum level 1 ITF (or equivalent) – or in the process of finishing it
3 – Preferably (but not mandatory) with a higher coaching degree, or with a degree in Sports Science or Physical Education (optional)
4 - High level of spoken English (mandatory) – or Dutch/Flemish
5 - High energy and dynamics oncourt
6 – Visa to be able to work in Europe
1 – Base salary (first year) of 2000 euro/month (x 12 months) - possibility to increase 1,000 Euros monthly hours with extra hours (non - competitive). Possible ncrease in the second season for the right person.
2 – Accommodation (room) and lunch at the club (whenever necessary) included in the first 3 months in Belgium – possibility to extend until 6 months