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University Tennis Coordinator

Loughborough University

Loughborough University is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, England. It has been a university since 1966.

22 May 2023
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

Job Purpose

To support the development and implementation of the Loughborough University Tennis vision that delivers innovation, inclusivity, and quality in all aspects of tennis participation and workforce development.

Key Tasks:
To work with and assist
the Loughborough Sport Tennis Team, the Coach and Volunteer Academy (CVA), The

Sports Development Centre (SDC) and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to:

  • Identify, train, deploy and continually develop students across coaching and volunteering roles that creates the capacity to support all aspects of tennis both internally and externally.
  • Support the coordination and implementation of a range of student based tennis programmes that increases engagement within the tennis participation pathway.
  • Create and maintain accurate records and reports of tennis participation and workforce development data, insights, and impact.
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of a targeted communications plan, including marketing and promotional materials, social media, and website.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Participation Pathway:

  • To work with the Recreational Sport, Intra Mural Sport, Social Sport and Athletic Union staff to create, coordinate and deliver participation opportunities for students within tennis.
  • To support, coordinate and deliver tennis activities and events, including booking facilities, scheduling and deployment of coaches and ensuring equipment is available.
  • To assist in investigating and identifying potential opportunities that will meet the needs of students and grow student participation levels in tennis.
  • To keep accurate records of participation and impact of the tennis programme.

Workforce Development (In conjunction with the Coach and Volunteer Academy CVA):

  • To support the recruitment, development, and deployment of the Level 1,2 and 3 (Assistant, Instructor and Coach) student coaches.
  • To work with The Coach Lab (LTA Coach Development Centre for Leicestershire) to facilitate coaching courses for students.
  • To meet regularly with student coaches and volunteers, keeping them up to date on developments and providing them with two-way feedback opportunities and continuous professional development opportunities through the delivery of training programmes.
  • To ensure student coaches and volunteers log their hours on the CVA Portal and keep accurate records of activity in the tennis programmes.
  • To assist with the measurement and evaluation of student tennis coaches and volunteers and the quality of the experience they are providing.
  • To oversee the ‘Loughborough University Affiliated Student Tennis Coach’ programme which allows eligible student coaches to coach private sessions within the tennis centre.
  • To assist with the creation and management of external partnerships that offer deployment & employment opportunities for student coaches and volunteers.
  • To support the creation and development of a Wheelchair Tennis Hub at Loughborough University.

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Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
Salary information
£23,149 - 26,642

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