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Tennis Coach Level 4

Job Summary

The Organization is looking for a Tennis Coach level 4. We are a non-profit-making members’ association affiliated to the Lawn Tennis Association. The Association promotes and manages the sport of tennis in the county of Kent, London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich and Lewisham, and the Medway Unitary Authority. Its members are its affiliated Tennis Clubs, Parks, Schools and other associated venues.

Venue and Company description

We organize inter-club competitions, tournaments, county matches and the county training of young players. We also supports LTA Club Registration, LTA Club Forums, Safeguarding and Welfare, disability tennis, the Kent Coaches and Officials, and produces regular publications.

The Tennis team accommodation is based at the Bromley Tennis Centre in Orpington. You will be joining a small team that manages Governance, Competitions & County Performance, the Clubs and Community support working both from the Bromley Tennis Centre and from home. The role of Tennis Coach may periodically be required to attend and provide reporting to the Board of Management.

Job duties and responsibilities

  • Deliver the strategy and structure of the County Training programme
  • Recruit the best coaches in the county into the County Training Programme, in conjunction with the Kent Performance and Competitions Manager
  • Manage the coaching team (captains, vice-captains and coaches)
  • Manage the on court delivery of the County Training programme including any festival days
  • Develop a training syllabus that allows adaptation for the different age groups
  • Direct and monitor lesson plan delivery
  • Lead and deliver player selection days for the 8U age group
  • Run 1 County Coach training day annually prior to the start of the County Training season in conjunction with the Kent Performance and Competition Manager
  • Organise county friendly matches in accordance with the strategy agreed with the Kent Board of Management
  • Be an integral part of the selection panel for the County Training squads
  • Be the first point of contact for parents with any training squad / County Cup selection questions / issues
  • Work closely with the RPDCs & LPDCs to ensure all potential County Training Squad players are being identified
  • Liaise with the LTA South East County Lead Pathway Coordinator on a regular basis to ensure the Kent County Training Programme is the best of breed
  • Assist with the annual review of the County Training Programme, seeking feedback from parents and players, and propose any changes to the Board of Management for agreement.  Implement any changes appropriately, communicating effectively with all stakeholders
  • Assist in reviewing the location for County Training, considering how we can ensure players from all areas of the county are included, as appropriate
  • Manage all activities within the budget agreed with the Board of Management
  • Provide the Board of Management with a summary of the activities in the County Training Programme, highlighting any issues


  • Support Kent Tennis at a minimum of 4 days of the Kent County Junior Championships
  • Create and deliver a supportive communication programme around the county performance programme, including presentations to parents, juniors, coaches and Clubs
  • Attend LTA performance workshops with the Kent Performance & Competitions Manager
  • Produce content for the Kent Tennis social media platforms
  • Assist the Kent Performance and Competitions Manager with the annual performance player funding allocations


  • Full clean Driving License
  • Full DBS clearance, the results of which must be satisfactory to Kent Tennis

Candidate qualifications and skills

Essential skills Tennis Coach Level 4:

  • Minimum coach requirement of Accredited + LTA Level 4
  • Strong organisation, communication and presentation skills
  • Able to work within a small and focused team
  • Resourceful and proactive, with a flexible approach to work
  • An understanding of the LTA performance player pathway and LTA competition framework

Desirable skills Tennis Coach Level 4:

  • Tutoring experience

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Bromley Location
  • 07 Sep 2020 Published
  • Tennis Coach Listing type
  • 202009079150 Listing number
  • Negotiable Salary type
  • 10-20 uur Indication of working hours
  • 29 Sep 2020 Closing date
  • To be announced Starting date
  • Applications have closed
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