This role will provide the opportunity to experience the many different types of tennis coaching out there. It includes a mentored program which would ideally suit a younger coach eager to learn and trying to decide which direction they wish their career to take but could also work for a more experienced coach. You will be working directly with our Senior and Master Performance Coaches.
This job will involve taking group and individual sessions at our various venues which are growing in number all of the time. It will involve delivering LTA Youth, Tennis Xpress, Cardio Tennis etc as well as taking sessions with our 16+ scholarship players and taking our existing young playing base to the next level. You will have the opportunity to create your own performance players.
Financial support for your further development and CPD is included in this role.
It will be a full-time role from September but can start in June on a part-time basis
WimX Tennis was established in 2004 and continues to grow. Our founder coaches are all former Wimbledon competitors and have been developing tennis players in Waltham Forest since 2005.
Our highly successful and established tennis programme caters for adults and children just starting out right up to those pursuing a career in tennis.
In addition to serving the local community, we have created successful scholarship pathways supporting aspiring players on their whole journey. Starting with our Tournament Pathway for ages 5 years+, WimX scholarships for 11 years+, College and Uni scholarships for 16 years+ and 18 years+ wit our long term partners Barnet & Southgate College and University of East London
Our current main bases are both in Chingford at Ridgeway Tennis Hub (7 floodlit courts) and Chingford School of Tennis (3 indoor and 6 outdoor courts- 3 floodlit) and we also use Lee Valley for the scholarship squads.
We are also the official coach supplier to Waltham Forest and are also operating in Abbotts Park (6 courts), Lloyd Park (3 courts), Higham Hill Park (2 courts) and Chingford Memorial Park (4 courts).
We are proud of our established and diverse team of LTA accredited coaches which are the highest qualified in the county. Our full-time team is made up of three LTA Instructors (Level 2), five LTA Coaches (Level 3), two LTA Senior Performance Coaches (Level 4) and one LTA Master Performance Coach (Level 5). These coaches have all been with us between 4-17 years.
WimX Coaches become eligible for a profit share after their first three years of working with us
The ideal candidate will be confident in running all type of groups, have a high playing standard and either hold and be looking to take or hold a Level 3 qualification The rate of pay will be set based on the individual’s experience and will increase as the coach develops. Strong administrative skills is a must and a driving license preferred.
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