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Performance Coach

Tennis Scotland

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

30 May 2024
Contract - Fixed Term
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 sportby 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, 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 Performance Coach will play a key role in the performance team and will support the development of 16U players to achieve the performance elements of the Tennis Scotland strategy. The SPDC Performance Coach will assist the SPDC Head Coach/National Manager 16U with the planning management and delivery of the National Programme for Tennis Scotland’s 16U high performance players, ensuring that players progress and achieve their potential.

The SPDC Performance Coach will also feed into the development of the programme to produce robust and resilient competitors and will support the wider performance team and the Head of Performance to deliver the organisation's key strategic objectives and enhance the pathway. 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.

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Make sure you also complete our Tennis Scotland Equality Monitoring Survey

Applications close on 24th June 2024

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