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Tennis Coach - Manchester Tennis Centre

Manchester Tennis and Football centre

Manchester Tennis and Football centre, Lancashire
Min. Qualification:
Level 2
Min. Accreditation:
LTA Accredited
Job Type:
Part Time (20 hours or less a week)
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Job posted on:
13 February, 2024
Closing date:
04 March, 2024

GLL is looking for a Tennis Coach to work at the Manchester Tennis and Football Centre but also support programmes across our other Manchester venues. If you have the skills and ambition to join us as a Tennis Coach, there's never been a more exciting time to join the team.

Our Tennis Coach sits within our junior and adult brands division with the majority of our sports courses being delivered to children; nationally over 120,000 children attend our sports courses.

As a Tennis Coach you’ll be highly motivated and committed to engaging and inspiring participants of all ages and abilities within a safe setting. Providing a fun, friendly and encouraging environment you’ll pass on your knowledge to help improve participants Tennis performances whilst teaching the fundamental skills - you’ll get great satisfaction seeing participants progress and develop.

Your LTA level 2 or above qualifications will ensure that you can comfortably deliver high-quality sessions at a variety of levels, abilities and age groups from children through to experienced adults.

What you need:

  • A can-do attitude
  • A real focus on customer service
  • Passion and personality
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • Be a great team player
  • A coaching qualification (Level 2)
  • A First Aid qualification
  • Experience of coaching in a community setting 

As a Charitable Social Enterprise and workers cooperative GLL has grown over the last 30 years to become the UK’s largest public leisure and libraries operator. As a staff owned business we ensure all our people are paid the Real Living Wage and in 2023 were awarded with Investors in People Gold status, whilst offering a range of meaningful careers and training for everyone in our local communities.

We manage over 370 facilities across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including public sport and leisure centres, elite sporting venues, libraries and children’s centres. Our people are from the communities we serve and help us make real changes in their local area. To make sure we’re having a positive impact on our people, we also offer some flexible and part-time working options so you can make sure your new job works for you. 

You will be responsible for the delivery of a tennis programme which will be well structured, focusing on progression and the development of your participants.

  • The delivery of high-quality coaching
  • Improving the level of coaching and increasing the numbers on the programme
  • Be aware of participant status, nature and needs
  • Maintain a good and positive image of the Centre to customers and the public generally by providing a welcoming, helpful and professional service.
  • Setting up equipment
  • Deliver first-class customer service
  • Deal with customer queries

How to apply

Please use the 'Apply' button below to complete our online application form.

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