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Tennis Coach - South Oxfordshire

Venues within South Oxfordshire

Venues within South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
Min. Qualification:
Level 3
Min. Accreditation:
LTA Accredited
Job Type:
Full Time (21 hours or more a week)
Contact Employer
National Tennis Assosiation
Job posted on:
20 May, 2024
Closing date:
15 June, 2024

This is a full-time position based within an established multi-club programme in South Oxfordshire. The programme sees over 400 weekly players across three well-established tennis clubs, all in close proximity (within 30 min drive time). The successful candidate will support the Head of South Oxfordshire Tennis and Programme Manager.

Responsibilities at Portcullis Tennis Club, a premier club based in Wallingford with 5x courts within a Sports Park, and Boundary Park Tennis, a newly built 4x court facility based at Boundary Park Sports Ground in Didcot, and some additional hours in various Schools too. The successful coach will work within a team to support the delivery and development of the largest and most successful programmes in Oxfordshire.

On-court delivery consists of a current well established programme at three venues, seeing over 400 weekly players. Delivery includes: LTA Youth Start, adult groups and individuals tuition.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business alongside delivering a group coaching programme. The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10-15 hours of regular individual coaching sessions, which will be supported with marketing by NTA.

Key Responsibilities:

On-Court Delivery: Continue to deliver and maintain high quality tennis coaching sessions, including LTA Youth Start, Tennis Express, Adult Sessions, and Cardio Tennis. Develop school/club links to enhance the outreach in South Oxfordshire.

Personal Coaching Business: Opportunity to supplement income through individual coaching on a self-employed basis.

Other duties may be required such as coach meetings, including on and off court training.

Hours & Compensation:

Full-time role, 22 hours per week, plus up to 10-15 hours of individual coaching.
Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Potential for additional income from personal coaching, competition, camps and community events such as Schools, estimated at £12,000 - £18,000 per year.
Total combined income potential: Up to £35k

Retain 100% income from self-employed individual coaching.
There are no court fees to deliver individual coaching
5x weeks paid holiday.
Personal Development Plan with NTA Management and CDP courses.
Workplace perks, including cinema and supermarket discounts.
All necessary equipment provided.
Racket Ambassadorship with Tecnifibre.
Adidas sponsorship, including paid clothing and 50% off all Adidas products.

The successful applicant will ideally be an LTA Accredited Level 3 coach or above and have:


A minimum 2 years experience as an Accredited LTA Coach, tailoring sessions to cater to a range of skill levels, ensuring a dynamic and engaging learning environment.

Commitment to ensuring the safety and welfare of all participants by adhering to safeguarding policies and promoting a positive and inclusive sporting environment.

Off-Court Responsibilities:

Strong planning skills to develop and execute long-term visions for programme growth.

Ability to engage with NTA management, Schools, Parents and Committees.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to problem solve.

General Skills and Qualities:

A dedication to personal and professional development, staying abreast of the latest trends in tennis coaching, sports management, and customer service.

How to apply

Please email a covering letter and your CV to scott@nationaltennis.org.uk

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