Tennis Director - London

Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
30 Nov 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Tennis Director, The Wimbledon Club, London

The Wimbledon Club is a premier sports club in the heart of Wimbledon, situated on Church Road opposite the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Members enjoy a picturesque setting from the balcony of our multi-level clubhouse looking out over Wimbledon Park.

We have a friendly, thriving tennis section with superb facilities including 7 grass courts; 7 synthetic clay courts (3 covered by an air dome for 7 months of the year); 1 acrylic court; 1 permanent indoor court; and a fully equipped modern gym. With over 700 adult and over 200 junior members, we provide a range of coaching services for all ages and abilities and run multiple adult and junior club teams.

Our adult and junior coaching programmes are currently delivered by three self-employed coaches, one qualified to level 3 and two to level 4 senior club coach standard. We are seeking to employ a Tennis Director to manage, develop and deliver all aspects of The Wimbledon Club tennis programme and manage our coaching team.

The successful candidate will be passionate about tennis and demonstrate an understanding of what is required to teach tennis at all levels of the game. They will be highly motivated, have a good knowledge of the infrastructure of British tennis and aspire to maximise the potential of The Wimbledon Club for the benefit of the club’s members and the sport.

Excellent communication, organisational and team-working skills are essential and management experience is desirable. A minimum playing standard commensurate with the ability to relate to players of all ages and levels is desirable. Recognised LTA or equivalent coaching qualifications are desirable.

Please note that an offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. The Wimbledon Club is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.