During the Junior Development coaching course, participants learn to develop the skills of junior tennis players through the delivery of the ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program. There is a major focus on planning, delivering and reflecting on coaching sessions and creating positive learning environments for children. The course covers the Tennis Australia technical and tactical fundamentals, Cardio Tennis, legal and ethical responsibilities of a coach, risk management, program planning, tennis rules, personal development and using technology.
Module 1 – Coaching tennis
|SISSSCO101||Develop and update
knowledge of coaching practices
|SISSSCO202||Coach beginner & novice players
to develop fundamental motor skills
|SISSTNS307||Coach red stage tennis players|
|SISSTNS308||Coach orange stage tennis players|
|SISSTNS309||Coach green stage tennis players|
|SISSTNS205||Interpret and apply the rules and regulations of tennis|
with others in a sport environment
|SISSSCO304||Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs|
|SISXFAC207||Maintain sport, fitness and recreation equipment for activities|
|SISSSCO303||Plan and deliver coaching programs|
Module 2 – Responsibilities of the coach
|SISSTNS206||Develop and update knowledge of tennis development programs|
|SISXRSK301A||Undertake risk analysis of activities|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|SISSCOP202A||Develop a personal management plan|
Relevant State/Territory Working with Children Check
Minimum age – 16 years
Coaching a minimum of 5 hours per week
Have a Tennis Australia Club Professional coach (or higher qualified) as a supervisor
17 days over 6 months.
Trainee coach members, assistant coaches.
Tennis Australia Junior Development coach
These coaches are responsible for planning and delivering ANZ Tennis Hot Shots sessions and programs for players aged 4-14 years.
When and where is the next course?
How do I enrol?
Applications are located in the calendar next to the corresponding course.