28 November 2017 | Tennis ACT

Canberra will host a Tennis Australia Junior Development coaching course (JDCC) which includes a Certificate III in Sports Coaching.

Participants will 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 ANZ Tennis Hot Shots program, the Tennis Australia technical and tactical fundamentals, Fitbit Cardio Tennis, legal and ethical responsibilities of a coach, risk management, program planning, tennis rules, personal development and using technology.

Tennis ACT Participation Manager, Lenka Greenhalgh “We have such a great network of coaches in the ACT and we are pleased to be able to offer this course to increase the number of qualified coaches in the capital.”

“Over the past 12 months we have seen significant growth of the sport, particularly at the grassroots level.  An increase of qualified coaches will help to capitalise on this growth and ensure that tennis continues to flourish in the ACT,” Greenhalgh added.

For any questions, please contact Margaret Parker, Coach & Talent Development Administrator – NSW & ACT on [email protected] or (02) 9024 7642.

Women’s Coaching Scholarships

Tennis Australia is committed to increasing the number and quality of female tennis coaches in Australia.

To achieve this aim, Tennis Australia is providing an opportunity for female coaches to access funding to support their completion of a Tennis Australia qualification. Scholarship recipients will also be provided with mentoring during the completion of their studies.

Further information can be found here