The Club Professional coaching course prepares coaches to become head coaching professionals at tennis clubs and centres. The course focuses on coaching tennis and growing a small business.
Participants will further develop their ability to plan and deliver coaching sessions with an increased emphasis on developing tactical skills and analysing and correcting technical skills of intermediate players.
Applying sport sciences, such as sport psychology, nutrition, strength and conditioning, using technology to analyse performance and planning programs for players of all ages are also covered.
The course will provide coaches with the basic tools to grow a small business, such as small business planning and finances, managing risk, providing customer service and customising programs for customers.
Module 1 – Developing players
|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*|
|SISSTNS410||Coach stroke production for intermediate tennis players|
|SISSTNS411||Coach tactics for intermediate tennis players|
|SISSSCO303||Plan and deliver coaching programs|
|SISSSCO304||Customise coaching for athletes with specific needs|
|SISXIND408||Select and use technology for sport, fitness and recreation|
|SISSSCO306||Provide drugs in sport information|
|SISSSCO307||Provide nutrition information to athletes|
|SISSSCO308||Support athletes to adopt principles of sport psychology|
|SISSSCO409||Work collaboratively with support personnel|
Module 2 – Growing your business
|BSBSMB404||Undertake small business planning|
|BSBSMB402A||Plan small business finances|
|SISXCCS404A||Address client needs|
|BSBWOR404B||Develop work priorities|
Module 3 – Providing opportunities to play
|SISXIND409||Organise a sport, fitness and recreation event|
|BSBRSK401A||Identify risk and apply risk management processes|
|SISXWHS402||Implement and monitor work health and safety policies|
|SISXIND410||Coordinate sport, fitness and recreation work teams or groups|
|SISXCCS402A||Coordinate client service|
*Participants who have completed the Tennis Australia Junior Development coaching course will receive RPL for these units.
These units are are delivered in the Club Professional coaching course (incorporating SIS40512 Certificate IV in Sport Coaching), delivered in partnership with YMCA Education and Training (RTO number 3979).
Hold a Junior Development coaching qualification for a minimum of two years
Current Tennis Australia Qualified coach member
Minimum age – 18 years
Currently coaching part-time (min of 12 hours per week) or full-time
Have a Tennis Australia Club Professional coach as a supervisor
23 days over 9-10 months
Junior Development coaches aiming to start a coaching business and become a Head coach at a club/centre and for those who are coaching talented club players
Tennis Australia Club Professional coach
These coaches are managing a small business, providing a range of coaching programs and services, managing and training staff, liaising with club volunteers and/or local council. Club Professional coaches may also be coaching talented regional and state level players.
When and where is the next course?
How do I enrol?
Applications are located in the course calendar next to the corresponding course.