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Head Tennis Coach

Job Summary 

The role will be as a Head Coach with initially 21 hours of core group delivery, plus the opportunity to quickly build 10-20 hours of individual coaching sessions, with lessons to be handed over from the current Head Coach.

On-court delivery consists of delivering Academy Squads, LTA Youth Start and delivering Mini Tennis through to Adult group sessions on Mondays to Saturday with Sunday for a day off or to teach individual lessons.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business, which has a membership of over 500 players. There are no court fees to deliver individual coaching and the successful candidate will run a self-employed coaching business alongside delivering a group coaching programme.

The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10 hours of regular individual coaching sessions (as we have a current waiting list and lessons wanting to continue from the current Head Coach).

The total package in year one has the earning potential of £36,000 increasing to £42,000 thereafter.

Venue and Company Description

The National Tennis Association (NTA) has 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 NTA 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

– To deliver and maintain a high quality, all-round coaching programme that caters for all ages and abilities.
– To deliver an initial minimum of 21 hours of core group coaching per week and be available for individual coaching delivery. Group coaching hours are on afternoons, evenings and Saturdays. Full description available during the interview.
– To assess the programme quality as the Head Coach and check results regularly alongside the Programme Manager where necessary to ensure the programme and venues usage continues to grow.
– To undertake any other duties as may be required, such as coach meetings and off court training.

Candidate Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate must be a level 3 or above, ideally working towards their Club Coach Award.

They must be comfortable working with children aged 4-17 and be trained as an LTA Youth coach.

The candidate must also have:

– Passion and enthusiasm for the game
– Experience in delivering a wide range of coaching sessions.
– A strong customer service ethos and desire to improve coaching services to all.
– A professional manner and reliable
– The ability to offer professionalism and become a role model for players
– The ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team
– The passion for continued learning and self-development
– Some experience in working with the LTA and tennis clubs
– Experience in marketing coaching programmes in local communities and schools
– Experience in using software packages (including ClubSpark)

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Oxfordshire Location
  • 21 Sep 2022 Published
  • Head Coach Listing type
  • 20220921A34F Listing number
  • €£36000 - £42000 Annually per Year Salary type
  • 20-30 uur Indication of working hours
  • 21 Oct 2022 Closing date
  • To be announced Starting date
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