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Head Coach/National Manager 16U

Tennis Scotland

Tennis Scotland is the official governing body of tennis in Scotland. It was founded as the Scottish Lawn Tennis Association in 1895.

Posted
30 May 2024
Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Location
England
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

About The Role

Tennis Scotland is the Governing Body of tennis in Scotland. Our vision is 'Tennis Opened Up' and our mission and strategy is aligned with the LTA and focused on growing the sport by making it relevant, accessible, welcoming, and enjoyable. Our plans see; more people playing across clubs and pay as you go facilities; more quality facilities and world class workforce development and coaching; an all year round sport in our communities with tennis accessible to anyone from any background; more Scottish players succeeding at the very top of the game in juniors and on the ATP and WTA and UNIQLO WC tours and see a range of events and competitions to showcase tennis and increase its visibility in Scotland.

Tennis Scotland is an ambitious confident organisation engaging with everyone involved in tennis to create investment and growth to ensure a sustainable and healthy future for Scottish tennis. The performance team is responsible for building a World Class Player Development Pathway. The SPDC (Scottish Player Development Pathway) Head Coach/National Manager 16U will play a key role in the Performance team to achieve success for our top Scottish players aged 16U who are part of the Scottish National Player Pathway (SNPP). We are looking for an individual with the passion, commitment and expertise to deliver a performance programme and create an outstanding training environment.

The successful applicant will lead the on court programme as well as being individual coach to a small number of high potential juniors aged 16U, with the aim of achieving international success and players being selected onto LTA player pathway programmes. The SPDC Head Coach/National Manager 16U will work closely with the Head of Performance and the wider Tennis Scotland performance team to play a vital role in the implementation of the overall Tennis Scotland and LTA Performance Strategy. This role will require experience in player development and the performance strategy for the player pathway. The role will involve working closely with other partners including sportscotland Institute of Sport and the LTA performance team as appropriate.

Job Description

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit a CV and Cover Letter via ‘Apply Now’

Make sure you also complete our Tennis Scotland Equality Monitoring Survey.

Applications close on 24th June 2024


Additional Information

Status
Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Coaching
Sport
Tennis

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