28 November 2017 | Tennis ACT

Canberra will host a Tennis Australia Junior Development coaching course (JDCC) commencing in February 2018.  The course also includes a Certificate III in Sports Coaching and will be held over 17 days from Tuesday 13 February to Sunday 29 July 2018 at the Canberra Tennis Centre.

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.

Interested applicants can download the application form here.

For any questions, please contact Sam Bradshaw, Coach Development Coordinator NSW & ACT on 0478 339 995.

Applications close on 31 January 2018.