Junior Development

During the Junior Development coaching course, participants learn to develop the skills of junior tennis players through the delivery of the 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.


Course structure

Module 1 – Coaching tennis

SISSTNS001 Coach junior players in tennis
SISSSCO004 Plan, conduct and review coaching programs
SISSSCO003 Meet participant coaching needs
SISSSCO005 Continuously improve coaching skills and knowledge
SISSSCO002 Work in a community coaching role

Module 2 – Responsibilities of the coach

BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
HLTAID011 Provide first aid
BSBOPS403 Apply business risk management processes
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SISXIND009 Respond to interpersonal conflict

These units are delivered in the Junior Development coaching course (incorporating SIS30521 Certificate III in Sport Coaching), delivered in partnership with Venture Education (RTO number 32071)


Relevant State/Territory Working with Children Check

Current National Police Certificate

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.


Course fee includes the cost of the Junior Development Coaching Course (incorporating Certificate III in Sport Coaching) $1,461 (incl. GST) plus Coach Membership* $399 (incl. GST)
Total cost $1,860 (incl. GST).

*Note – Coach Membership – coaches will receive a Trainee coach membership on enrolment and will be upgraded to Qualified coach membership upon successful completion of the qualification.


Recommended for:

Trainee coach members, assistant coaches.


Career outcomes

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?

View the calendar


How do I enrol?

‘Enrol Now’ link is located in the calendar with each course just below the course name