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Head Coach – Contract for sale

Placed: 2 May 2024

Overview

The Happy Valley Tennis Club is one of the largest and most successful tennis clubs in the southern area of Adelaide. Nestled amongst the trees of the Happy Valley Sportspark, the Happy Valley Tennis Club has 10 lit hardcourts and 2 unlit community courts which are used for competition and tournaments. The large two story clubhouse with modern facilities would provide the new coach with an excellent venue to start a new business.

This long term Head coaching contract is available and is for sale. It offers security and many benefits that protect the coach and the tennis club (details on inquiry).

This would be an ideal opportunity for a coach or coaches to start and build a business in an area with exceptional potential to expand, as there are four primary schools and a high school within walking distance. This contract includes established clientele with enormous potential to grow.

Applicants must have:

  • Tennis Australia Club Professional Tennis Coach qualification (must provide proof of Qualification and Insurance)
  • Working with Children’s check
  • Current National Police Check
  • Current First Aid Certificate

All applicants must have a good coaching history, with experience in working at all levels of Tennis Coaching.

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

Location

Employment Status

Happy Valley Tennis Club, Aberfoyle Park Full Time

Start Date

Applications Close

15 July 2024 24 May 2024

Qualifications

Junior Development Coach.
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.

Apply/Contact

All interested coaches please apply to Simon Longhurst, Head Coach/Development Officer.
E: [email protected]
T: 0412 196 574

National Wheelchair Coach

Placed: 8 April 2024

Overview

It is an exciting time for Tennis in Australia and we have ambitious plans to continue to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. Our Performance team is focused to become global leaders in Players with Disability tennis. Together, we’re creating an inclusive, high-performance environment where players with disability thrive in tennis. To help us achieve our plans we are looking for a National Wheelchair Coach to join our team!

We will consider applicants from all states and territories.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Players with Disability, The National Wheelchair Coach is responsible for the holistic development of select Australian wheelchair tennis players. Central to the role, the National Wheelchair Coach will oversee the daily training environment and tournament schedules of assigned players nationally. This will include daily on-court training with players in their home state, and daily/weekly touch points with select players in other states.

In this role you will:

  • Deliver professional on-court coaching for all assigned wheelchair athletes (private and group as needed) in their home state.
  • Oversee the training and competition schedules for assigned athletes.
  • Collaborate with each assigned player and their private coach to create an appropriate touring schedule.
  • Provide professional coaching and support services for touring athletes (nationally and internationally).
  • Support the development of a talent ID strategy to ensure a pipeline of players throughout the pathway.
  • In conjunction with other stakeholders, select Australian representative teams.
  • In collaboration with the Coach team, increase the awareness and development of the private coach network in wheelchair tennis coaching.
  • Deliver coaching workshops on wheelchair tennis where required.

About you

What you will bring to the role:

  • High Performance coaching qualifications or willing/ability to attain (essential)
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Proven ability to develop and implement a high-performance tennis program and environment for developmental and elite tennis athletes
  • Extensive experience coaching tennis at an elite national or international level and a successful track record
  • Past playing experience at the elite international level (preferred)
  • Alignment with the Tennis values of Excellence, Humility, Collaboration and Imagination
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check

What’s to love

  • Tickets to the Australian Open & Superbox tickets to concerts and events at Rod Laver & Melbourne Arena
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Monthly health & wellbeing activities through our Serving Your Health program
  • Flexible working practices
  • Salary packaging
  • A range of discounts from our sponsorship partners

Employment Status

Applications Close

Full Time 14 April 2024

Qualifications

High Performance Coach
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.

Apply/Contact

If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! A copy of the position description can be found here. Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered.

Players with Intellectual Impairment & Deaf/Hard of Hearing National Coach

Placed: 8 April 2024

Overview

It is an exciting time for Tennis in Australia and we have ambitious plans to continue to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. Our Performance team is focused to become global leaders in Players with Disability tennis. Together, we’re creating an inclusive, high-performance environment where players with disability thrive in tennis.  To help us achieve our plans we are looking for a Players with Intellectual Impairment (PWII) and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHOH) National Coach to join our team!

We will consider applicants from all states and territories.

About the role

The Players with Intellectual Impairment (PWII) and Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHOH) National Coach is tasked with overseeing the development, performance, and selection of PWII and DHOH players on both national and international stages. This coach is required to integrate tennis expertise with a profound understanding of intellectual disabilities, Autism, and deafness in order to optimise each player’s potential. Additionally, the role involves the formulation of a comprehensive PWII and DHOH talent identification strategy, aimed at ensuring a steady stream of players progress through the pathways. This strategy is geared towards achieving the overarching objective of consistently producing world #1 PWII and DHOH players year-on-year.

In this role you will:

  • Create a strategy to identify talented PWII and DHOH players nationwide.
  • Serve as the head coach for Australian representative events.
  • In consultation with the Head of PWD, Talent Development Manager – Tennis Inclusion (PWII And DHOH) and other key stakeholders, determine player selections for Australian representative events ensuring fairness, transparency and collaboration.
  • With the support of the Talent Development Manager – Tennis Inclusion (PWII And DHOH), ensure all logistics for each squad are arranged including (but not limited to) player registration, coach contract, coach hire, balls etc.
  • Support the development and upskilling of TA and private coaches working with PWII and DHOH players.
  • Meet with all Australian representative potential players and their private coaches bi-annual (at a minimum) to support training and competition schedules.

About you

What you will bring to the role:

  • High Performance coaching qualifications or willing/ability to attain (essential)
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Proven ability to develop and implement a high-performance tennis program and environment for developmental and elite tennis athletes
  • Extensive experience coaching tennis at an elite national or international level and a successful track record
  • Past playing experience at the elite international level (preferred)
  • Alignment with the Tennis values of Excellence, Humility, Collaboration and Imagination
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check

What’s to love

  • Tickets to the Australian Open & Superbox tickets to concerts and events at Rod Laver & Melbourne Arena
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Monthly health & wellbeing activities through our Serving Your Health program
  • Flexible working practices
  • Salary packaging
  • A range of discounts from our sponsorship partners

Employment Status

Applications Close

Full Time 14 April 2024

Qualifications

High Performance Coach
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.

Apply/Contact

If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! A copy of the position description can be found here. Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered.

Blind/Low Vision (BLV) and Alternative Disability Pathways National Coach

Placed: 8 April 2024

Overview

It is an exciting time for Tennis in Australia and we have ambitious plans to continue to grow the game from grassroots through to high performance. Our Performance team is focused to become global leaders in Players with Disability tennis. Together, we’re creating an inclusive, high-performance environment where players with disability thrive in tennis.  To help us achieve our plans we are looking for a Blind/Low Vision (BLV) & Alternative Disability Pathways National Coach to join our team!

We will consider applicants from all states and territories.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Players with Disability, The Blind/Low Vision (BLV) and Alternative Disability Pathways National Coach is tasked with the development, performance, and selection of BLV players on both national and international platforms. Additionally, the role will be charged with keeping abreast of emerging disability tennis pathways globally, with a focus on positioning Australia as a leader in this field. Integral to the role is the creation of a comprehensive BLV talent identification strategy aimed at fostering a continuous stream of players through these pathways. This strategy is designed to align closely with the overarching objective of achieving and maintaining a world #1 BLV player and ensuring Australia ranks #1 in international BLV medals year-on-year.

In this role you will:

  • Create a strategy to identify talented BLV players nationwide
  • Serve as the head coach for Australian representative events.
  • With support from the Talent Development Manager – Tennis Inclusion (Wheelchair and BLV ), develop and lead Australian representative camps.
  • Support the development and upskilling of TA and private coaches working with BLV players.
  • Advocate for the inclusion of growing disability pathways in Australia with the focus of being trailblazers in the PWD space globally.
  • In consultation with the Head of Players with Disability, Talent Development Manager – Tennis Inclusion (Wheelchair and BLV) and other key stakeholders, determine player selections for Australian representative events ensuring fairness, transparency and collaboration.

About you

What you will bring to the role:

  • High Performance coaching qualifications or willing/ability to attain (essential)
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Proven ability to develop and implement a high-performance tennis program and environment for developmental and elite tennis athletes
  • Extensive experience coaching tennis at an elite national or international level and a successful track record
  • Past playing experience at the elite international level (preferred)
  • Alignment with the Tennis values of Excellence, Humility, Collaboration and Imagination
  • You must hold (or be willing to obtain) a current Police Check and Working with Children Check

What’s to love

  • Tickets to the Australian Open & Superbox tickets to concerts and events at Rod Laver & Melbourne Arena
  • Career development with a range of formal education and on the job training opportunities
  • Monthly health & wellbeing activities through our Serving Your Health program
  • Flexible working practices
  • Salary packaging
  • A range of discounts from our sponsorship partners

Employment Status

Applications Close

Full Time 14 April 2024

Qualifications

High Performance Coach
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.

Apply/Contact

If you think you’re up to the challenge, we’d love to hear from you! A copy of the position description can be found here. Please submit your resume and cover letter via our online application system. Please note, only applications submitted through our system will be considered.