Tennis Coach Job Description

A tennis coach is a coach who teaches tennis to students or athletes.

A tennis coach might teach only adults, only children, or both.

Tennis coaches may teach in public or private schools, or private tennis clubs.

They may also teach people privately.

Tennis coaches may also teach people at recreation centers or at colleges and universities.

A tennis coach may teach beginners how to play sports or tennis, or coach more advanced players.

Tennis coaches may teach students to play tennis competitively in tournaments, or they may help players in college or club teams improve their game.

Tennis coaches can teach players of all ages

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an experienced Tennis Coach to join our team and help us take our game to the next level. If you have a passion for tennis and helping others improve their skills, then we want to hear from you!

Tennis Coach Duties:

  • Understand the goals and strategy of the sport and develop a concise outline of how to get there
  • Stay abreast of coaching techniques and history
  • Overall coaching philosophy
  • Examine the player’s aptitude for various tennis skills
  • Design a plan for improvement
  • Meet with players to assess their level of skill
  • Coordinate with parents on game strategy, scheduling, and discipline
  • Provide ongoing encouragement and motivation
  • Maintain a schedule to plan and track progress
  • Attend tournaments, league matches, and other events
  • Develop and maintain player statistics
  • Coordinate travel plans for team outings
  • Guide players in team and group activities
  • Provide positive feedback
  • Include individual and team goals in overall strategy for the program
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Tennis Coach Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, coordinate, and manage team practices, practices with outside teams, and lead players through practices, matches, and tournaments
  • Select, train, and instruct junior players, and create and implement junior development programs
  • Evaluate players’ strengths and weaknesses and make necessary adjustments, and oversee junior development programs, including scheduling training sessions and tournaments
  • Educate players on proper techniques, rules, and strategy, and develop individual player development plans to improve player performance
  • Evaluate player progress and performance, recommend coaching changes, and provide feedback to players and parent(s)
  • Supervise field operations, including organizing teams for matches, assuring player safety, and executing tournament logistics
  • Develop and implement short- and long-term goals, and monitor and update player development and progress
  • Maintain effective communications among players, coaches

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in tennis or physical education or related field
  • Strong knowledge of tennis and coaching techniques and strategies
  • Knowledge of training methods, and experience in constructing training curriculum
  • Ability to motivate players and encourage teamwork
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills

Company Name is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, , , gender expressions, and ages.

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