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Job Summary

This is a full-time position based within an established multi-club programme. in West Berkshire. The programme sees over 200 weekly players across three well-established tennis sites, all in close proximity (within 20 min drive time).

The successful candidate will take on the Head Coach responsibilities, on and off the court.

On-court delivery consists of a current well established programme seeing over 200 weekly players. Delivery includes: LTA Youth Start, adult groups and individuals tuition.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business alongside delivering a group coaching programme. The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10-15 hours of regular individual coaching sessions, which will be supported with marketing by us.

Venue and Company Description

On-Court Delivery:

  • Deliver and maintain high quality tennis coaching sessions, including LTA Youth Start, Tennis Express, Adult Sessions, Club Nights.
  • Develop school/club links to enhance the outreach in West Berkshire.

Off-Court Management:

  • Oversee the respective tennis programmes, assessing the programme quality with the Programme Manager, manage your venues court bookings, handle small administrative tasks. Provide outreach support, assist facility users and perform additional duties to foster the programme growth.
  • Personal Coaching Business: Opportunity to supplement income through individual coaching on a self-employed basis.
  • Other duties may be required such as coach meetings, committee meetings, including on and off court training.

Overview of the Company:

  • We were recently awarded the management of the facility, and will be reopening the facility to the public in April 2024.
  • We have been supporting tennis within the UK since 2004. We are a social enterprise, working alongside the LTA as a National Partner to inspire, develop and educate.
  • Our ethos is to attract more people into tennis. As the leading national operator of tennis, we offer a wide range of management solutions and programmes empowering tennis coaches to succeed.
  • The team comprises over 50 dedicated people, committed to making an impact. We put our workforce first. Working in positive and rewarding environments, as a team or in partnership, is the best way to get results. Trust is at the foundation of who we are, from the trust built with each other, to our customers, partners and community.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Refer to Job Summary

Candidate Qualifications and Skills

The successful applicant will ideally be an LTA Accredited Level 3 coach or above and have:

On-Court:

  • A minimum 3 years experience as an Accredited LTA Coach, tailoring sessions to cater to a range of skill levels, ensuring a dynamic and engaging learning environment.
  • Commitment to ensuring the safety and welfare of all participants by adhering to safeguarding policies and promoting a positive and inclusive sporting environment.

Off-Court Responsibilities:

  • Strong planning skills to develop and execute long-term visions for programme growth.
  • Ability to engage with NTA management, Schools, Parents and Committees.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to problem solve.

General Skills and Qualities:

  • A dedication to personal and professional development, staying abreast of the latest trends in tennis coaching, sports management, and customer service.

Benefit

  • Retain 100% income from self-employed individual coaching.
  • There are no court fees to deliver individual coaching/
  • 5x weeks paid holiday.
  • Personal Development Plan with NTA Management and CDP courses.
  • Workplace perks, including cinema and supermarket discounts.
  • All necessary equipment provided.
  • Racket Ambassadorship with Tecnifibre.
  • Adidas sponsorship, including paid clothing and 50% off all Adidas products.

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Various Locations around West Berkshire Location
  • 08 May 2024 Published
  • Head Coach Listing type
  • 20240508A4AD Listing number
  • €Up to £42,000 per Year Salary type
  • 20-30 uur Indication of working hours
  • 07 Jun 2024 Closing date
  • To be announced Starting date
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