Tennis Coach - Melbourne - International

Closing Date: 07 Mar 2020

  • Level 3
  • International
  • Accredited
  • Full Time
  • £20-30 Hourly
  • On application

Job Description

Inspired by the Australian Open?  Here is an opportunity to call Melbourne home whilst coaching at one of the leading programs in Australia.

You will naturally be able to work with players of all standard and ages whilst inspiring them with your playing skills and love of the game.

This position is only open to coaches who are legible for an Australian Working Holiday visa (typically aged 18 – 30).

You will need to have sound coaching knowledge (with qualifications to back it up) of junior player development using modified equipment.  You will understand that retaining and growing clients is key to any coaching business and your professional behaviours will reflect this.

You will be coaching a variety of standards and ages, including mini red beginners, orange and green ball regular players, Cardio Tennis and adults.

If you have played at a strong level and have had at least two years of full time work as a tennis coach we would love to hear from you. 

Please note, we are after that unique combination of humility, a desire to continuously improve and confidence in your own ability.

Overview of the Venue/Company 

We are one of the most respected coaching programs in Melbourne.  We have a long tradition of employing overseas coaches and as a result, our coaching team is multi-cultured and international. We will welcome you as one of our coaching family and will be on hand to help you with your transition to Australia. 

We have a proud record of employing female coaches and would welcome both female and male applicants.

We prioritise the culture of our coaching staff and as a result organize regular professional development opportunities to attend.  If you want to be part of a team that cares about your wellbeing and your development then look no further.

We have at least 25 hours of coaching to get you started which you would quickly build on to increase. 

Person Specification

The ideal candidate for this role will have the below characteristics:

  • Infectious personality
  • Desire to learn
  • Open to feedback
  • Strong playing ability
  • Team player – ability to help inspire other colleagues
  • The ability to relate with different clients
  • Good presentation skills
  • Self respect and love for the sport
  • Self motivated
  • A desire to live in Australia and embrace the Aussie way of life.

How to Apply

Email a cover letter along with your CV, outlining your experience and suitability for this position. Email to Tim Hill at coachdownunder@gmail.com.  Please use the subject line: Melbourne Job Feb 2020

If you are shortlisted you will be required to make a video of you coaching and have a series of phone interviews.