Tennis Coach

Posted 30 March 2023
Job type Casual
Team Tennis & Community
Expiry 21 May 2023

Job description

We're looking for a tennis coach to join our team at Wimbledon. 

What you will be doing

  • Be a good ambassador for the WJTI
  • Deliver the coaching sessions scheduled by the WJTI in the ethos of the Initiative
  • Participate in the organising of groups and warms ups
  • Get to know the players and their families well
  • Participate in the setting up of safe areas to play in for the various sessions
  • Comply with health and safety policies and procedures and follow the Club’s Safeguarding Policy and Guidelines

Other Information

  • Other duties within the scope of the role as may be required by the WJTI Manager

About you

  • Up-to-date LTA Coach Accreditation, including satisfactory DBS disclosure
  • Work experience of junior tennis coaching with large groups and individuals
  • Enthusiasm for junior tennis development and able to pass on this enthusiasm to juniors; interest in working with all standards and abilities
  • Understanding of the tennis journey and why we play
  • Excellent communication skills and personal presentation
  • Excellent energy and self-motivation
  • Able to use initiative
  • Able to interact well with parents and other members of the coaching team

Other Information

  • There is an expectation for working hours and days to include regular weekend work

About us

  • The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) Limited (AELTC) organises and stages The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships, widely regarded as the world’s premier tennis tournament and are home to one of the world’s most prestigious tennis clubs.
  • Our business has grown in recent years and we expect that success to continue. We have plans to further improve our facilities and invest in our people in future years. Our success is important to us and we are guided by our key values of Heritage, Integrity, Respect and Excellence.
  • The WJTI provides over 10,000 hours of tennis coaching per year to over 20,000 people.  These range from former Wimbledon Champions to Nursery classes and their teachers in local primary schools.  Through the departments’ premier tennis programme, the WJTI, 210,000, children have experienced tennis in Merton and Wandsworth.  Players from the Initiative have played at Junior Wimbledon, represented Great Britain, achieved scholarships to US colleges, met HRH The Queen and featured on the Queen’s Christmas Speech in 2010.