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Passionate Tennis Coach at Holmenkollen Tennis Club

Job Summary

We are looking for a passionate coach to join our tennis program Holmenkollen Tennis Club.

Venue and Company description

Holmenkollen Tennis Club, established in 1936, is one of Norway’s largest tennis clubs located in Oslo. The club has more than 800 members and runs a tennis program with around 300 members including adults, juniors and kids. The club has a general manager, two full-time coaches, five part-time coaches, and several assistants at the academy.

We are known for our unique club culture combining social interactions among members while also catering for players who are competing at national levels.

The activity level at the club is very high with multiple functions, events, tournaments organised at our premises. In 2025 and 2026 our club will host the national senior championships for woman and men.

Over the years we have fostered multiple national champions among juniors and senior players. We also have several members who have played college tennis in the United States. In addition, we have very active club teams who compete up and down the league system in Norway, including the top division for women and men. 

Job duties and responsibilities

Your main responsibility will be to coach competitive players; predominantly juniors who participate in tournaments and league competitions. You will proactively follow up players and teams who participate in tournaments and you will from time to time support in organising tournaments hosted by club. As part of the job you will contribute to other general tasks required to keep the club running smoothly.

All coaches at Holmenkollen Tennis Club have some level of admin time to organise and coordinate group lessons to deliver high quality on and off the court, while also follow up individual junior players and its families.

As part of our tennis program we strongly emphasise teamwork across all functions of the club; we look for someone who values team spirit and dedication. We strive to retain our tennis program players for as long as possible, a focus that is particularly important for the club.
 

Candidate qualifications and skills

  • Education – Minimum Coach 1 certification in Norway or equivalent from abroad.
  • Good knowledge of the ROGY system is desirable. Experience and personal qualities can compensate for lack of education.
  • Admin – Good computer skills including knowledge of Word, Excel, Google Docs, video recording, etc.
  • Communication/Language – Scandinavian language skills are preferred. This requirement can be temporarily waived, but with a candidate’s plan to learn Norwegian for coaching purposes within 1 year.
  • You are required to present a criminal record check, as per the Norwegian Sports Federation’s recommendation for obtaining police certificates for employees and volunteers working with children and youth.
  • You have a high professional integrity.
  • You are service-minded, sociable, cheerful, and welcoming.
  • You are an enthusiastic person who enjoys working with all players, especially children and youth.
  • You are independent and flexible, with the ability to multitask.
  • You enjoy working in a team where everyone has a common desire to create a good environment and a great club experience.
  • You take initiative and enjoy learning new things and developing yourself and the club together with us.
     

Benefits

Competitive terms

Job Summary

    Job Summary

  • Oslo, Norway Location
  • 05 Jun 2024 Published
  • Tennis Coach Listing type
  • 2024060587C7 Listing number
  • Negotiable Salary type
  • Negotiable Indication of working hours
  • 05 Jul 2024 Closing date
  • To be announced Starting date
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