US Sports Institute is seeking tennis coaches for part time work in the summer season and beyond. Work is available in Northern and Central NJ. Long term employment opportunities are available. Hourly rate to be determined based on experience, competitive hourly rates of pay available for the right person.
Tennis camps and classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and early evening. Camps run Monday to Friday, and can run up to 4 hours in length per day. Weekly classes run once a week for a duration of 6 weeks, and are an hour to two hours in length.
As a USSI tennis coach you will be responsible for working with young children ages 5 to 14. The majority of coaching you will be assigned to carry out will be with children aged 10 and under at a beginner to intermediate level. In many instances, this will be the child's first time playing the sport (there may be the opportunity to teach our Tennis Squirts program for 3 to 5 year olds). USSI will provide you with a specially designed curriculum, based on the structure set out by the USTA and the LTA’s (Lawn Tennis Association) Mini Tennis program.
Candidates with a PTR or USPTA 10 & under coaching qualification (or any equivalent) are preferred however all candidates with tennis teaching backgrounds will be considered. You will need to be able to deliver a confident, well-structured tennis lesson to all ages and abilities. We look for coaches who are able to cope and adapt their sessions dependent on any last minute changes which could occur. Applicants must understand the appropriate court size and set up requirement from USTA, dependent on the age group of the session. You must also possess the following qualities:
- A love and passion for working with young children
- Enthusiastic about tennis and patience teaching basic skills to beginners
- Experience working with and coaching tennis to groups sizes of 8
- Fun and bubbly personality
- Flexible outlook and "can do" attitude
- Good physical condition (due to the demands of the job)
- Ability to relate and communicate to children, parents, and co-workers
- Excellent organization and time management skills
US Sports Institute (USSI) is the premier provider of youth sports training in the Northeast and has offered sports programs and clinics for over twenty years. To learn more about us, visit: http://ussportsinstitute.com/
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