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South Australia Metro Zone Squad Coaches (11U & 13U)

Placed: 7 December 2023


The Tennis Australia 11&U and 13&U Metro Zone squads are part of the SA Talent Development pathways and are designed for competitive boys and girls aged 10 -13 years old, who are highly committed to their Tennis but either too young or not yet within the National Development Squads (NDS) eligibility criteria . It provides them with an opportunity to train together in a competitive and engaging environment and it offers a direct pathway towards our NDS which regroup the top juniors in the state aged 11-16 years old. Set for Term 1, 2024, we have a fantastic opportunity for passionate and experienced private coaches to be involved in the development of South Australia’s next generation of talents in 2024.

Zone squads are delivered early morning, before school, at Tennis SA, Memorial Drive as per the following schedule:

  • 11&U Boys, Monday 6.30am-8am
  • 13&U Boys, Tuesday 6.30-8am
  • 13&U Girls, Wednesday 6.30-8am
  • 11&U Girls, Thursday 6.30-8am.

9 weeks per term,  4 terms per year.  Each squad has 12-14 players and is delivered by 2 zone squad coaches with the assistance from the SA Talent Development Team. You might be interested in being part of one or several squads depends on your interest and availability.

We invite expressions of interest from suitable private coaches that share our passion for the development of young talented athletes to run Zone Squads in 2024. Applicants should be able to commit to at least one semester but preferably the whole year.

To be considered you will need to be/have:

  • Tennis Australia Club Pro qualification
  • Current TA member
  • Passionate in the development of young athletes and support the Tennis Australia Player Development Pathway
  • Currently coaching players in your private program that are involved in the Talent pathway
  • Committed to work within the zone squad delivery guideline  set by the Tennis Australia Talent Development Team and keen to work alongside another coach on the delivery of the squad(s).
  • Professional – i.e. dress code, communication, punctual
  • Ability to design lesson plans and annual plans in consultation with TA

If you are interested in delivering one of the above Zone Squads, please express your interest (identifying the specific squads/days) by sending through your resume, including details of how you meet the above criteria.

Please be aware that only applications from candidates with a right to work in Australia will be considered for this role.


Employment Status

Adelaide Metro – South Australia Casual

Start Date

Applications Close

Term 1 2024 24 December 2023


No minimum required
Must be a Tennis Australia coach member or be able to provide proof of adequate insurance, qualification, Working With Children Checks and First Aid certification.


All interested coaches please apply to Sacha Vlamnyck, Talent Operations Manager
E: [email protected]