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Club Coach

Placed: 19 May, 2017


Riverside Tennis Club AND Legana Tennis Club are looking for a highly motivated, reliable and energetic coach who enjoys working with children and adults to operate out of our tennis centres. Riverside Tennis Club consists of 4 synthetic grass courts of which two are being resurfaced in August, 2017 and Legana Tennis Club has 2 clay courts and 1 hard court.

Both clubs are within 5km of each other in a strong school corridor in a growing family region of Launceston. Both clubs are determined to grow the game at a junior level and will be supportive of any new and exciting initiatives that the successful applicant would bring.

This is a great opportunity for a self-employed operator providing incentive to revitalize a coaching at both clubs programs. The minimum of one(1) court will be available for coaching at all times. It would be envisioned that coaching programs would be available Monday to Saturday with Sunday optional.

The successful applicant will be offered an initial 12 month contract from the clubs with a no-penalty break contract clause for the coach.

There will also be no lease/hire fee for the coach. Free light usage for the first 12 months of their tenure would also be applicable.

It is hoped the successful applicant will start at the beginning of the third school term in 2017.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

•Will work extremely well with children of all ages and tennis playing abilities
•Will be an active club member be willing to assist with club initiatives
•Will help drive the growth of club membership through school coaching programs
•Will run ANZ Hotshots Red, Orange & Green ball program
•Will run Tennis Hot Shots and Pennant Match Play (Intra-Club, Intra-Coaching and Inter-Club), once coaching program is established
•Will run squad training
•Will run Fitbit Cardio Tennis program
•Will run private lessons

The mandatory requirements of the position include:

• Junior Development (Level 1) Coaching Certification
• Tennis Australia coach membership and be able to provide proof of adequate qualifications and insurance
• Current Working with Children Check – Blue Card
• First Aid certification

For more information, feel free to contact Marty (President, Riverside Tennis Club) on 0418 788 369 or email [email protected]


Employment Status

Launceston, Tasmania Full-time

Start Date

Applications Close

1 June, 2017 15 June, 2017


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.


All interested coaches please apply to Marty Howell, President – Riverside Tennis Club.
E: [email protected]
T: 0418 788 369