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SPORTS DIRECTOR / HEAD COACH

Job Summary

As part of its current restructuring program is looking to recruit a Director of Tennis/Head Coach to bring new ideas, further develop the club and oversee all academy related activities. We want someone driven and open minded to work alongside the committee and the current group of staff of the club to take our academy to the next level.

Venue and Company description

We are one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in Cyprus having been created from 1925 in its original home of Famagusta. It is currently located in a prime location in central Limassol and has at its disposal 10 courts (7 hardcourts and 3 artificial grass), a gym, an orange court and a red mini tennis court.

FTC has currently over 200 registered members as well as over 350 junior members who are registered at the academy. Moreover, FTC has more than 20 of the top 10 ranked players, according to the latest Cyprus Tennis Rankings. FTC has a proud tradition of producing some of the best junior athletes in Cyprus and is looking to further enhance its reputation as one of the leading tennis clubs in Cyprus.

Job duties and responsibilities

Main Responsibilities

– To create a complete academy structure, utilizing to the maximum and in the correct positions,FTC’s current staff of 8 existing coaches and one fitness coach and to carry out recruitment of any new staff required by the created structure.
– To lead and supervise the coaching team and create structured programs, mainly for competition/tournaments, as well as social tennis and to correctly monitor them, with emphasis given on a structured development of FTC’s competitive tennis players.
– To undertake a certain number of lessons for the FTC’s elite players himself and to be actively monitoring and taking part in lessons that are being given by other coaches with the purpose of improving both players and coaches at the same time.
– To give tennis related fitness guidelines to the FTC’s fitness coach.
– To set the FTC’s sporting strategy and goals and carry out continual monitoring to ensure that the set goals are achieved at the end of the season.
– To be responsible for planning and implementing other tennis related activities like leagues, tournaments, camps etc.
– To promote FTC and act as the club’s sporting ambassador with the aim of attracting other talented players or sponsors to join the club.
– To Identify tennis related business opportunities for FTC and work in conjunction with the FTC’s Committee, in a continuous effort to increase revenues from various sources like sponsors, special events etc. and any possible overseas collaborations with other academies.
– To guide and nurture the FTC’s players in a way so as to create well rounded athletes and people by mentoring them.
– To create guidelines and criteria for the special benefits that are given to the FTC’s elite players and assist these players in finding sponsorships, gaining scholarships etc.
– To arrange conferences and seminars so both players and coaches can continually improve their education and knowledge.
– To create and uphold the sports performance and tennis records of the athletes with the assistance of the clubs’ administrator.

Candidate qualifications and skills

Main Qualifications

– A degree qualified in a sports related field is preferable.
– At least 5 years’ experience either as a head coach or as a sports director with proven results.
– Previous hands-on coaching experience required as well as coaching certification.
– Strong personality and team player who is able to act as a leader.
– Good communicator and organizer (Fluent English is essential).
– Hard working and results driven.
– Computer literate.

All applications must be submitted by the 15/10/22. Interviews will take place during October.

Benefits

Salary & Benefits

– A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate depending on qualification.
– A chance to work in a challenging environment and in a pleasurable location.
– Relocation assistance will be offered to the successful candidate if he or she are currently residing outside Cyprus.

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Famagusta Tennis Club, Limassol, Cyprus Location
  • 09 Sep 2022 Published
  • Head Coach Listing type
  • 20220909F4A4 Listing number
  • Negotiable Salary type
  • Negotiable Indication of working hours
  • 12 Oct 2022 Closing date
  • To be announced Starting date
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