Posted January 18, 2024

Click HERE to view the job description. Please send resumes to ooshea@hollyburn.org.

Posted January 17, 2024

Part-Time Coach, New Westminster Tennis Club, May to August

Address: 305 Royal Ave, New Westminster, BC V3L 1G7
Position Summary: This position is for a part time instructor to be available to teach
junior and adult clinics, group lessons, private lessons and run the summer camps at the
club. The instructor needs to be available from the beginning of May – end of August
2024.

  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience
  • Must be certified with Tennis Canada Instructor level or Club Pro 1
  • Must pass a criminal record check.
  • For international applicants – must have a valid Canadian Work visa.


The instructor must be highly motivated and work well with both adults and children and
have a strong understanding on Tennis Canada coaching methodology, (such as the
progressive tennis system).
If interested, please contact: Shelley Roxburgh (604-782-5024) or email at
shelleyroxy@yahoo.com and be willing to supply a resume and reference contacts.

Posted January 2024

This is a unique seasonal opportunity in beautiful Penticton B.C. from April – October.

Penticton Tennis Club has approximately 300 members and 4 outdoor tennis courts adjacent to Okanagan Lake.  We are looking for a seasoned tennis professional to help grow our club who has experience coaching junior and adult players, individual lessons as well as group clinics.  To date we have had a very successful junior program with approximately 75 junior members.  In addition, our adult members have been avid lesson takers, keen to improve their game. 

We are flexible in both the working terms and rate of compensation and look forward to discussing this opportunity with any interested individuals to explore how we can meet each others needs.

Our community is passionate about tennis and keen to welcome a qualified tennis professional to our club.

Qualifications:

TPA (Tennis Professional Association) Member

International Applicants:  You must have a valid Canadian Work Visa

Contact:

Cher Watkins:  chercwatkins@gmail.com

Posted October 202

Position Details:

Posting Starts: 9/1/2023
Posting Ends: 2/31/2024
City: Vancouver
Province: BC
Contact Name: Greg Macken (Head Coach)
Email: greg.macken@ubc.ca
Company Name: UBC Tennis Centre
Website: recreation.ubc.ca/tennis
Job Type: Full-Time (Casual Hourly - Term Appointment)

The University of British Columbia is looking to hire a Progressive Tennis Coordinator to add to our team of full-time coaches. The UBC Tennis Centre is one of the premier indoor tennis facilities in Vancouver with 1 outdoor and 12 indoor courts. Here at UBC, we strive to create a culture that promotes teamwork, inclusivity and excellence while aiming to achieve our full potential.

The Progressive Tennis Coordinator will have the opportunity to build their career and play a key role in our mission to become leaders in the tennis community by overseeing and implementing our junior progressive tennis programs. With quality instruction and customer service, they will also play a critical role in ensuring a great tennis experience for everyone who walks through our doors.

If you are a driven individual that believes in higher standards and does not accept the status quo this is the place for you. We’re looking for someone who will make a positive impact on our team and who thrives on the development of people and tennis players at all levels.

POSITION DETAILS

The Progressive Tennis Coordinator must have specific experience in the areas of junior development, program administration, and event management. This Coach will be directly responsible for overseeing and coordinating all junior fundamental programs, shaping the mission and vision of our junior fundamental pathway, and organizing events for over 200 progressive tennis players. They will work closely with the leadership team to deliver successful programs and initiatives on and off the court to grow Tennis within the Centre, University and Community.

Reporting directly to the Tennis Director and Head Coach, the Progressive Tennis Coordinator, in cooperation with the leadership team and coaching staff, will also be responsible for implementing the Tennis Centre’s junior program curriculum while leading a team of coaches to employ this curriculum on the court. This position may also include training coaches, running adult and junior competitions, assisting, organizing, and attending social events, assisting with program registration, and promoting the game of tennis at the Centre.

The Progressive Tennis Coordinator will be expected to have excellent organizational & interpersonal skills. This position requires flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends, according to program or event needs.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Design and implement fundamental program mission, goals, and curriculum in collaboration with the leadership team
  • Teaching private lessons, camps, and junior and adult group clinics as required.
  • Assist or lead the delivery of adult and junior leagues and programs.
  • Perform all administrative duties required for areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in junior and adult social events as required.
  • Attend team meetings and assist with program development.
  • Monitor and assist with the safety of our players/participants.
  • Provide and maintain superior customer service to clients in the overall delivery of the tennis program.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, and guests as well as external organizations and partners (i.e., Tennis Canada, Tennis BC, Schools and other facilities);
  • Assist in the creation of competitive opportunities (i.e., leagues, ladders, and events) to inspire participation.
  • Assist in the evaluation of junior and adult tennis programming on an annual basis. Make recommendations to the Tennis Director to improve service or programming.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Tennis Canada certified Club Pro 1 or International Equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 -5 years of experience in the Tennis Industry
  • Strong understanding of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Willing to obtain, or currently has First Aid Certification
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, responsible, motivated

PLEASE NOTE:
Only applicants with the necessary minimum Tennis Canada certification or equivalency will be contacted regarding the position.

Any interested applicants must send a resume and a cover letter to Greg Macken at greg.macken@ubc.ca. Any inquiries can be directed to the same email.

Posted October 2023
Position Details:
		
Posting Starts: 9/1/2023
Postings End: 2/31/2024
City: Vancouver	
Province: BC
Contact Name: Greg Macken (Head Coach)
Email: greg.macken@ubc.ca	
Company Name: UBC Tennis Centre
Website: recreation.ubc.ca/tennis	                                         
Job Type: Full-Time (Casual Hourly – Term Appointment)

The University of British Columbia is looking to hire an experienced Tennis Professional to add to our team of full-time coaches. The UBC Tennis Centre is one of the best indoor facilities in Vancouver with 1 outdoor and 12 indoor courts. Here at UBC, we strive to create a culture that promotes teamwork, inclusivity and excellence while aiming to achieve our full potential.

This coach will have the opportunity to build their career and play a key role in our mission to become leaders in the tennis community by offering a comprehensive tennis program with quality instruction and customer service for all ages and levels to ensure a great tennis experience.

If you are a driven individual that believes in higher standards and does not accept the status quo this might be the place for you. We’re looking for someone who will make a positive impact on our team and who thrives on the development of people and tennis players at all levels.

POSITION DETAILS:

The Tennis Professional must have a comprehensive and diverse skill set with experience in the areas of junior development, junior and adult programs, and event management. The Tennis Professional will work closely with the leadership team to deliver successful programs and initiatives on and off the court to grow Tennis within the Centre, University and Community.

Reporting directly to the Tennis Director, the Tennis Professional, in cooperation with the leadership team and coaching staff, will be responsible for implementing the Tennis Centre’s development plan. This position may also include teaching clinics, running adult and junior leagues, assisting, organizing, and attending social events, preparing records and reports, and promoting the game of tennis at the Centre.

The Tennis Professional will be expected to have excellent organizational & interpersonal skills. This position requires flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends, according to program or event needs.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teaching private lessons, camps, junior and adult group clinics as required.
  • Assist or lead the delivery of adult and junior leagues and programs.
  • Perform all administrative duties required for areas of responsibility.
  • Participate in junior and adult social events as required.
  • Attend team meetings and assist with program development.
  • Monitor and assist with the safety of our players / participants.
  • Provide and maintain superior customer service to clients in the overall delivery of the tennis program.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, and guests as well as external organizations and partners (i.e., Tennis Canada, Tennis BC, Schools and other facilities);
  • Assist in the creation of competitive opportunities (i.e., leagues, ladders, and events) to inspire participation.
  • Assist in the evaluation of junior and adult tennis programming on an annual basis. Make recommendations to the Tennis Director to improve service or programming.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Tennis Canada certified Instructor or International Equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 -5 years of experience in the Tennis Industry
  • Strong understanding of Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Willing to obtain, or currently has First Aid Certification
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Enthusiastic, responsible, motivated

PLEASE NOTE:
Only applicants with the necessary minimum Tennis Canada certification or equivalency will be contacted regarding the position.

Any interested applicants must send a resume and a cover letter to Greg Macken at greg.macken@ubc.ca. Any inquiries can be directed to the same email.

Posted October 2023
Position Details

Posting Starts: 9/1/2023
Posting Ends: 2/31/2024
City: Vancouver
Province: BC
Contact Name: Greg Macken (Head Coach)
Email: greg.macken@ubc.ca
Company Name: UBC Tennis Centre
Website: recreation.ubc.ca/tennis
Job Type: Part-Time (Casual Hourly - Term Appointment)

The UBC Tennis Centre is looking to hire a part-time Tennis Instructor to add to its coaching team. The UBC Tennis Centre is one of the best indoor facilities in Vancouver with 1 outdoor and 12 indoor courts. Here at UBC, we strive to create a culture that promotes teamwork, inclusivity and excellence while aiming to achieve our full potential.

This coach will have the opportunity to play a key role in our mission to become leaders in the tennis community by offering a comprehensive tennis program with quality instruction and customer service for all ages and levels to ensure a great tennis experience.

If you are a driven individual that believes in higher standards and does not accept the status quo this might be the place for you. We’re looking for someone who will make a positive impact on our team and who thrives on the development of people and tennis players at all levels.

POSITION DETAILS

The Tennis Instructor must be open-minded, highly motivated and a team player. They must strive to meet high-quality standards on the court, deliver programs with care, and must have a strong understanding of Tennis Canada coaching methodology.

The Tennis Instructor will report directly to the Head Coach and Tennis Director and will work closely with all members of our coaching team to deliver successful programs on the court to grow Tennis within the Centre, University and Community.

The Tennis Instructor, in cooperation with other team members and coaching staff, will be responsible for carrying out junior lessons, junior match play, assisting with adult and junior leagues, attending and helping to execute events, executing and maintaining proper protocols and procedures, and promoting the game of tennis at the Centre.

The Tennis Instructor will be expected to have excellent organizational & interpersonal skills. This position is a part-time role with work hours on weekday evenings and weekends, according to program or event needs.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Teaching Junior Tennis lessons and programs year-round, assisting and leading Spring & Summer junior camps, leading junior match play
  • Perform all off-court duties required for areas of responsibility (completing report cards, administering consent forms, keeping attendance, and executing sign-in/sign-out procedures)
  • Assisting in junior and adult events as required that take place at the Tennis Centre.
  • Attend team meetings, on-court training, and carrying out designated curriculum with care and effort.
  • Monitor and assist with the safety of our players/participants.
  • Provide and maintain superior customer service to clients in the overall delivery of the tennis programs.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with staff, clients, parents and guests.
  • Assist in the evaluation of junior and adult tennis programming if required.
  • Make recommendations to the Head Coach and Tennis Director to improve service or programming when necessary.
  • Assist or lead the delivery of adult and junior leagues and programs

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Tennis Canada Instructor Certified or International Equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in coaching or in the tennis industry.
  • An understanding of the progressive tennis system.
  • Ability to supervise and oversee the safety of children and patrons.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with good organizational skills.
  • Criminal Record Check required
  • Willing to obtain, or currently has First Aid Certification
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and have excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Enthusiastic, responsible, motivated

PLEASE NOTE:
Only applicants with the necessary minimum Tennis Canada certification or equivalency will be contacted regarding the position.

Any interested applicants must send a resume, cover letter and a list of 2-3 references to Greg Macken at greg.macken@ubc.ca. Any inquiries can be directed to the same email.

Posted October 2023

North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1325 East Keith Road, North Vancouver, B.C., V7J 1J3
www.nswc.ca
P: 604-985-4135
F: 604-985-1519
E: fwalker@nswc.ca

The Tennis Professional will be responsible for teaching group and private lessons for the junior and adult tennis programs at the North Shore Winter Club. This full-time role includes teaching recreational and high performance juniors, and lessons for advanced, intermediate, and beginner adults including evenings and weekends.

This individual should be outgoing, reliable, and knowledgeable in all aspects of our sport, and 100% committed to providing a fun and competitive playing environment for all our junior and adult players at the North Shore Winter Club.

• Must have Tennis Canada Club Professional 1 certification

• Demonstrate good communication skills. Be direct in dealing with parents and club members.

• Design lessons/activities for the duration of the session that address the skill level of the students

• Help organize and structure the junior high-performance programs including setting up lesson plans, organizing team building events, and tournament trips in and out of town.

• Must have the ability to be upbeat and energetic throughout each lesson.

• Provide a friendly approach and be knowledgeable about both the junior tennis program and the adult tennis program and help provide a welcoming environment to each student.

• Adhere to all club/court rules and regulations, be a good example.

• Collect, manage, and return all club equipment in good working condition.

• Ensure that the students are always engaged in the lessons/activities and that each student feels successful at every session.

• Share your passion for the game of tennis and make your students smile!

• Other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the Tennis Director.

CONTACT fwalker@nswc.ca

Posted October 2023

Tennis Yukon operates four outdoor courts with programming from May-August, and then provides programming in school gyms for Sept-April. TY is a non-profit society offering coaching services, group activities, and tournaments. TY is the sport-governing body for tennis in the Yukon and was started in 2007.

TY is immediately seeking to contract with a certified tennis coach for approximately 35 hours per week, April-August 2024. We are seeking a coach who will prioritize building the player base.

The coach will deliver quality instruction and programming for adults and juniors, including group and private lessons, camps, and clinics. Organizing league and tournament play is also expected.

April 1-August 31, 2024

The Successful Candidate will require:

-excellent communication skills
-a track record of programming leadership and growth in recreation
-enthusiasm for developing and growing tennis programs and pipelines
-tennis instruction (private and group) and coaching for juniors and adults
-minimum of Instructor Certification but higher would be preferred
-TPA and SafeSport certified
-must be flexible with weekly schedule (i.e. evenings and weekend availability is a necessity)
-friendly, caring, outgoing, punctual, reliable, willingness to improve and be on court all day
-ability to play with all levels up to 5.0
-familiarity with social media
-Vulnerable Sector Police Background/Criminal Record Check
-Candian citizenship


The contract will pay $30,800
35 hours/week x $40/hour x 22 weeks
First Aid certification will be provided if the candidate does not already have it.

Posted October 2023

Parks and Environmental Services-Panorama Recreation

Competition Number: 23/170
Employment Type: Auxiliary
Hours of Work: Up to 10 hours bi-weekly (as and when needed)
Rate of Pay: $23.09 per hour (plus 14% in lieu of benefits) (2023 rates)
Review of applications begins: 4:00pm on July 18, 2023, but this posting will remain open until filled

Job summary

The Tennis Instructor 2 provides direct instruction and leadership of private and group tennis lessons to adults, youth and/or children at Panorama Recreation.

qualifications

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Tennis Canada Club Instructor Certification
  • 1-3 years’ experience coaching tennis
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Minimum level of play: 4.0
  • Ability to increase/decrease the difficulty of drills to customize lessons
  • Possess the playing, demonstration and feeding abilities commensurate an ability to work with players up to a 3.5 level
  • An acceptable criminal record check will be required to work in this position

Applications

To apply for this exciting position, please visit www.crd.bc.ca and submit your application on our careers page.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

What is the crd?

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands, serving more than 432,000 people.

Our administrative boundaries span the Traditional Territories of many First Nations, all of whom have a long standing relationship with the land and waters from time immemorial that continues to this day.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace,, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Parks and Environmental Services-Panorama Recreation

Competition Number: 23/167
Employment Type: Auxiliary
Hours of Work: Up to 14 hours bi-weekly
Rate of Pay: $28.58 per hour (plus 14% in lieu of benefits) (2023 rates)
Review of applications begins: 4:00pm on July 31, 2023, but this posting will remain open until filled.

Job Summary

The Instructional Team Leader 1 provides direct instruction and leadership of private and group tennis lessons to adults, youth and/or children at Panorama Recreation.

Qualifications

Applications

  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Tennis Canada Club Professional 1 certification or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 3 years of tennis coaching experience
  • Current First Aid and CPR
  • Minimum level of play 4.5
  • Ability to increase/decrease the difficulty of drills to customize lessons
  • Possess the playing, demonstration and feeding abilities commensurate an ability to work with players up to a 4.5 level
  • An acceptable criminal record check will be required to work in this position

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please visit www.crd.bc.ca and submit your application on our careers page.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

What is the CRD?

The Capital Regional District (CRD) is the regional government for 13 municipalities and three electoral areas on southern Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Islands, serving more than 432,000 people.

Our administrative boundaries span the Traditional Territories of many First Nations, all of who have a long standing relationship with the land and waters from time immemorial that continues to this day.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

The Tennis BC Hubs @ Richmond and @ Stanley Park are looking to hire two Certified Tennis Professionals at Richmond, and three Certified Tennis Professionals for Stanley Park.

The Tennis Professionals will report to the Head Tennis professional and would be available to run adult and junior group lessons and teach private lessons.

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Current TPA Club Pro 1 certification minimum.
• Experience working with kids (5-16 years old)
• Solid experience teaching group lessons for adults. (1.0 to 4.0)
• Up-to-date Vulnerable Sector Police Background/Criminal Check
• Friendly, caring, outgoing, punctual, reliable, willingness to improve, and energetic.

Compensation starting from $35-40 per hour and going up to $70 per hour. Please send your resume to info@tennisbc.org
We thank you for your interest, only those who are being considered will be contacted.

The West Vancouver Tennis Club is looking for a certified coach. We have a full-time and a part-time position available.

Please send your CV to Karin Menke, Director of Tennis at karin@wvtc.ca for full details and to discuss the position.

RCC is looking to hire a full-time tennis professional who will fit well within our team environment and is also experienced teaching adult and junior players.

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE

Is Your Coach Fully Certified?

If he/she is, then his/her name will be posted on the list of certified coaches that appears on Tennis Canada’s website. Click here to view an updated list of coaches in BC. If your coach’s name is not listed there, then the person either does not have current certification and/or is not a current member of the TPA.

In order for a coach to maintain his/her fully certified status, he/she is required to attend a professional development activity every two, three, or four years depending on his/her level of certification. This important feature ensures your coach is up to date with regard to teaching methodology.

TO ALL COACHES: YOU MUST HAVE CURRENT TPA MEMBERSHIP IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN YOUR ACTIVE STATUS. VISIT WWW.TPACANADA.COM AND CLICK “RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP“.

For more information on becoming a certified coach click on the following links:

 

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