Level 2/3 Coach - St Leonards & St Ives Tennis Club

Closing Date: 25 Jun 2021

  • Level 2
  • Dorset
  • Accredited
  • Full Time
  • £20 to £30 Hourly
  • Paul Handford

Job Specification

The coaching programme at St Leonards & St Ives has been established for a number of years and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, forward thinking Level 3 coach or an experienced Level 2 coach who is currently undertaking their Level 3, or looking to undertake their level 3 qualification. The candidate needs to be self-motivated with a “can do” attitude to help us continue to develop and improve the coaching program.

Who we are looking for, someone who:
•Is passionate about the game.
•Can deliver high quality sessions for all age groups and abilities.
•Excellent communication skills are vital.
•High player retention.
•Has a strong work ethic.
•Willing to work in all areas of the programme such as LTA Youth and LTA Youth Start.
•Experience in the delivery of primary and secondary school coaching would be an advantage.
•Experience in running school holiday camps.

Coach must:
•Have a valid LTA Level 3 Accreditation, or a Level 2 Coach currently undertaking / looking to undertake their Level 3 certification would be considered for the right candidate.
•Have a car and a full driving license.

We are looking for a coach to develop our school links and to further expand our school holiday program. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to build their hours within the range of 20-35 hours per week. Coaches will work at St Leonards and St Ives Tennis Club on a self employed basis.

The successful candidate will have a free membership at St Leonards and St Ives Tennis Club, all equipment and floodlight usage will also be provided as well as a very competitive payment structure.

The Head Coach will provide guidance and support to the successful candidate.

A high playing standard is desirable but even more important is the ability to deliver high energy, quality sessions and build strong relationships with our members.

Overview of Venue /Company

St Leonards & St Ives Tennis Club which is located near to Ringwood provides a fantastic coaching program for all ages and abilities. We have excellent facilities with 4 artificial clay courts and 2 hard mini courts, all of which are LED floodlit. The courts are all weather courts so we are able to play throughout the year in all conditions.

Person Specification

We aim to be renowned as a friendly, welcoming and fun tennis club. We are looking for a coach that will help to contribute to this.

If you're enthusiastic, friendly, fun and proactive in building relationships and links then get in touch!

How to apply

Please email your CV and a Covering Letter to Head Coach Paul Handford. Email : paul_handford@hotmail.com

For more information about the coaching program go to www.stleonardsandstives.co.uk or call Paul Handford directly on 07709 821006.