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TO ALL COACHES: TPA MEMBERSHIPS EXPIRED AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2018. YOU MUST RENEW IN ORDER TO MAINTAIN YOUR ACTIVE STATUS. VISIT WWW.TPACANADA.COM AND CLICK "RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP".


Is Your Club Pro 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. To check this out, please go to www.tenniscanada.com and go to the Tennis Professionals Association (TPA)/List of Certified Coaches page. If your pro'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 an instructor/coach to maintain his/her fully certified status, he/she is required to attend a professional development activity every 2, 3, or 4 years depending on his/her level of certification. This important feature ensures your pro is up to date with regard to teaching methodology.

 


CURRENT POSTINGS


Job Title: Head Pro

Location: Toronto 

Sir Winston Churchill Park Tennis Club (SWCPTC) is a community tennis club in Sir Winston Churchill Park located at the southeast corner of Spadina Road and St. Clair Avenue West. We are a non-profit organization with a 50-year history.

The courts and club have been closed due to renovations on the site and will reopen in April 2020 with 10 brand-new hard courts. Our club runs mid-April to mid-October with over 1,000 members.

Please visit winstonchurchilltennis.ca to learn more about our club and facilities.

Position summary: Reporting to the Board, the Head Pro will be expected to lead his/her team in developing, implementing and overseeing all SWCPTC tennis instruction in a professional, courteous and enthusiastic manner. We are dedicated to building a tennis club environment for all ages and skill levels, that reflects the diversity of its members, employees and tennis partners.

Applications and enquiries to Hiring@winstonchurchilltennis.ca. Deadline October 31, 2019.

 

VIEW FULL JOB POSTING HERE

 


Job Title: Tennis Professional Services

Location: Toronto 

Calling all GTA tennis professionals! Howard Park Tennis Club (Toronto) is requesting proposals to undertake the club's tennis professional services. 

The request for proposal (RFP) document can be found on our website (www.howardparktennis.com) or by clicking here.

 We invite all interested and qualified parties to submit proposals by Friday, November 15, 2019.

Please direct any questions related to this RFP to our Treasurer, Brock O'Reilly, at treasurer@howardparktennis.com.

 


Job Title: Head Tennis Professional

Location: Toronto 

North Toronto Tennis Club (NTTC) located in Lytton Park in Toronto (Avenue Rd./Lawrence) is an organized community tennis club operating since 1936.  The club has over 400 members and features a vibrant active membership base and organized lesson programming.

NTTC has 3 lit hard court tennis courts and a clubhouse.  We offer full service programs to our members and offer a junior program that is open to all.

NTTC is looking to hire a head tennis professional.

The head professional position reports and works directly with the club’s general manager and programming director.  The role would include private lesson, group lesson, and special themed coaching.  

Candidates must have over 3 years of coaching experience and must be able to engage and work well in social situations.  Being able to run both the adult and junior programs along with court monitoring and organizing club social events and tournaments is required.  The position will run from mid-April until the end of September, 2020.

Candidates must have a Tennis Canada TPA Club Professional 1 certification or higher.

Please send your resume to: mark@northtorontotennis.com Interviewing for the position will start November 15.  Only potential candidates will be contacted.

 


Job Title: Director of Tennis/Head Tennis Professional

Location: Lawrence Park Tennis Club, Toronto 

We are a community tennis club operating on three clay courts in central Toronto with approximately 370 adult and 80 junior members.

We are looking for a service orientated professional who is interested in a long term relationship starting with the entire 2020 outdoor season (May 1to October 31), and who is able to provide junior and adult members with instructional, coaching and recreational programs. Preference would be given to someone who can also supervise our court and clubhouse maintenance. A successful candidate will have experience in delivering a full spectrum of programs for juniors (lessons, teams, camp and tournaments) to adults (teams, clinics, round robins, house leagues). The candidate would be expected to develop a professional relationship with the club, have excellent communication with the members and partner with the volunteer Board to deliver an exceptional member experience. We are open to various models to deliver this service.

We are requesting that qualified individuals submit a proposal to the Board. We will be interested in your subsequent proposal on how to best offer our members the services we seek. Your proposal will address key areas such as your experience, how you would staff the instructor and maintenance positions, how you would manage the programs, what compensation model you propose and your relationship with the Board. 

Candidates must be currently certified as s Club pro 1 or higher, possess 5 or more years' experience and provide 3 references.

 

VIEW FULL JOB POSTING HERE

 


Job Title: Assistant Tennis Professional

Location: Toronto 

Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year-round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families.  We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC.

We are seeking a dedicated, member service-oriented professional to join our team as an Assistant Tennis Professional.  This is a permanent full-time position with benefits requiring shift work which includes evenings and weekends and holidays.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to Member Service and Public Relations, Private Instruction and Coaching, Operational and Administrative.

Those individuals, who are interested in applying, please complete the Online Application form on our website at www.donaldaclub.ca. Please do not send resumes without applying on our website.

 

VIEW FULL JOB POSTING HERE

 


Job Title: Assistant Lead Tennis Coach

Location: Niagara Academy of Tennis, 3373 First Ave, Vineland, ON

Niagara Academy of Tennis is a private school and tennis academy that provides top-level academics and high -performance tennis coaching for students in grades 7 – 12. In addition to our academic program for full-time students, we operate an after-school Junior program for competitive and progressive players.

Job Responsibilities:

Will work with lead coach in training our high-performance academy students 
Assist with Junior program development 
Be willing to do some weekend tournament travel 
 
Qualifications:

Coach 2 certification/equivalent 
Experience working with competitive players ages 12 – 18 
Enthusiastic individual with excellent teaching and leadership skills 
Proven playing skills

Duration:

This is a full-time position involving 40 hrs. per week. Periodic weekend travel will be required to local venues for tournament play.

Interested candidates should forward a cover letter along with their CV to Doug Carter at info@niagaraacademy.ca

 


Job Title: Head Professional and Director of Tennis 

Location: Sudbury Indoor Tennis Centre 


Successful Candidate:
Ideal for an entrepreneurial tennis professional who is willing to work to help grow tennis across Northern Ontario, including through partnerships with surrounding Communities and other outreach programs with the
support of strong leadership, management and an influential member base.


Wages and Income Opportunities:
The SITC can provide a base annual salary of $30,000 in return for approximately twenty-five hours per week of group lessons, summer and PD day camps, special events, program development and tournament organization. A well enrolled three day a week after-school Academy offers a revenue-sharing model and room to grow income as the program continues to grow. In addition, the Club Pro will be able to tap into robust demand for additional private lessons that could easily provide a similar amount and likely more in
additional income. Total expected compensation from all sources should easily exceed $60,000.


How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter and resume to sitcpresident@gmail.com.

 

CLICK TO READ FULL JOB DESCRIPTION AND REQUIREMENTS 

 


Job Title: Retail Sales Associate 

Location: GTA

 

Job Description

RacquetGuys is a dynamic and fast-growing racquet sports retail and distribution company. We are looking for an enthusiastic retail sales associate to join our team. The following Responsibilities and Qualifications are expected of the successful candidate:

Responsibilities

  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction with thorough product knowledge, excellent interpersonal skills and communication, and a service mindset.
  • Connect with every customer by asking open-ended questions to assess in needs
  • Provide customers with a personalized experience based on learned product knowledge and a service mindset that predicts customer needs.
  • A demonstrated ability to learn product knowledge and new skills in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Maintain a thorough basis in product knowledge in products, industry trends and retail sales practices.
  • Ensure retail store inventory is stocked and displayed professionally, in addition to maintaining a tidy sales floor.
  • Operate the sales register and accurately process proper payments.
  • String and grip customer racquets in addition to other racquet maintenance requirements (training will be provided).

 

Qualification

  • Retail sales experience is an asset
  • Friendly personality and strong interpersonal skills
  • A solid foundation in problem-solving skills and multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Interest and knowledge of racquet sports and associated equipment (tennis, squash, badminton, racquetball, and pickleball) considered an asset.
  • Weekend and evening shifts may be required
  • Racquet stringing experience is an asset

 

***A competitive compensation package will be provided

Permanent Full/Part-time

To apply, please email your resume to lisa@racquetguys.com

 


Job Title: Tennis Instructor

Location: Oakville

 

Joshua Creek (Oakville) is currently searching for a vibrant, team-oriented and reliable tennis instructor to work in our afternoon and weekend programs for youth ages 10 and under. 

 

Qualifications: 

- Preferably 18 years or older

- Tennis Canada Level 1 Instructor Certification (or equivalent)

- Excels in working with beginner and intermediate children

- Ability to organize a safe and productive environment with for youth (ages 10 and under)

- Friendly, energetic, punctual and reliable

 

Availability Requirements and Commitment: 

- Contract starting from the present day (potentially) to April 2020

- Weekday afternoons and weekend mornings

- Further enrolment will be considered upon the candidate’s experience and qualifications

 

Compensation will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. 

 

Please send your resume to Gloria Liang, Head Professional/Coach at Joshua Creek to apply:

 

gloriaaliang@gmail.com 

 


Job Title: Progressive Tennis Head Coach 

Location: Burlington

 

Ace Tennis Burlington, one of Canada’s top training school located at Cedar Springs Racquet & Sportsclub in Burlington, Ontario is looking for an individual who is motivated to pursue a successful career as a coach and a leader and wants to be a valuable contributor to the growth and development of recreational and competitive tennis for young players.

Starting as a coach in our Progressive and Competitive streams, the main goal of this role is to introduce more kids in the community to tennis, to nurture their love of the sport and to influence more youth to pursue the competitive stream. The position will provide a strong pathway for the coach to develop their skills and experiences through a wide range of on-court coaching within our progressive and competitive streams, as well as working in a collaborative team environment with a wide range of professional development opportunities.

Application Deadline: The position will be filled once a suitable candidate is found. 

 

Send CV, references and application to:

By post:

Ace Tennis

Attention: Coaching position

960 Cumberland Ave

Burlington, On

Postal code


By e-mail:

info@acetennis.ca

Subject: Coaching position

 

VIEW FULL JOB POSTING HERE

 


Job Title: Club Administrator

Location: Woodbridge

Veneto Tennis Club in Woodbridge requires a Club Administrator.  The ideal candidate will possess a working knowledge of the fundamentals of tennis, and will have both an organizational and financial aptitude.

Responsibilities will include:

  • hiring and managing all front desk and maintenance staff and working with the head pro to ensure all available coaching positions are properly filled
  • ensuring proper training of all staff
  • overseeing that the club and courts are maintained
  • working with the head pro to establish all instructional and recreational programs
  • ensuring proper promotion of the club and all programs, including an online presence
  • handling of all member and non-members concerns in a professional and courteous manner
  • analyzing and recognizing the strengths and opportunities for continued growth of the club
  • administrative responsibilities as required
  • managing the pro shop
  • reporting directly to the Board of Directors for any club issues

 

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to vtcjobs43@gmail.com. Compensation will commensurate with experience.

We thank all candidates in advance. However, we will only contact those selected for an interview. No phone calls or agencies please.

 


Job Title: Tennis Instructors 

Location: Toronto 

Toronto Athletic Camps are looking for Tennis instructors. TAC Sports is one of the premier sports academies in Toronto, with a massive community reach and a unique and supportive work environment. TAC Sports is the perfect place to grow, lead and learn.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

 

  • Leading Tennis programs and camps
  • Engaging students
  • Teaching and developing skills and abilities relevant to tennis
  • Tracking student progress
  • Providing feedback for students
  • Willingness to develop sports programming
  • Creation and development of daily lesson plans
  • Program set up and organization
  • Being a leader, role model and mentor to kids
  • Must be able to communicate clear instructions regarding the fundamentals of the sport.

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with students aged 3-16
  • Tennis Canada Instructor Level Coaching Certification
  • Background knowledge and experience in tennis
  • Good class management skills
  • Love working with kids and being an effective team member
  • Willingness to learn, taking initiative and working
  • First Aid, CPR Certificate (Level C)
  • Vulnerable Sector Check (Police Check)

 

Position: The instructor will be in charge of teaching children tennis fundamentals under our TAC Sports tennis program. The instructor will be responsible for designing lesson plans.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to hr@tacsports.ca

 


Job Title: Tennis Coach

Location: Vaughan 

ReadySetSports (Vaughan) is seeking part-time, the services of dynamic tennis coaches to teach our exciting community tennis programs. We are looking for reliable and punctual candidates, who enjoy coaching groups. Enthusiasm/Experience for teaching all ages and abilities. Would ideally be located in the Vaughan/York region area and needs to have own transport.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 17 years of age
  • Tennis Canada Level 1 (instructor) certification
  • Current Venerable Sector Screening
  • Current CPR-C & First Aid
  • Mandatory training orientation session

 

Compensation:

Based on experience and professional qualification

If interested, please contact Simon by phone (416-805-8334) or by email (info@readysetsports.ca)

 


Job Title: Merchandising and Racquet Sports Associate - 30 hours per week 

Location: Toronto at the Toronto Lawn Tennis Club and York Racquets Club

 

Job Summary:

 

Manage customer service, client relations and sales of Tennis Central’s retail locations to ensure that all product merchandising, marketing and sales goals are achieved through the application of Tennis Central’s merchandising.

 

Working with the Tennis Central team requires a passion for and knowledge of the clubs sports and a relentless desire to improve performance with the aim of creating the highest quality retail experience for all clients. 

 

Essential Functions:

  • Participate in the timely introduction of new product to the floor
  • Creatively promote and maintain stock levels on the floor
  • Plan, initiate, and implement required tasks with the oversight of Management
  • String tennis, squash and badminton racquets with proficient speed and tension accuracy

 

Job Requirements:

  • 3 years of Racquet stringing (Tennis, Squash and Badminton) 
  • Participation in the promotion of events at the clubs 
  • Provide  excellent customer service to Tennis Central’s internal and external customers
  • Participate with the store team in achieving all aspects of service, store readiness, store cleanliness, control of assets, health and safety practices and compliance with Tennis Central policies 
  • Maintain appropriate paperwork
  • Performs other related duties as required
  • Weekend and evening work required

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Merchandising experience in a retail environment
  • Enthusiasm for retail business
  • High standard of professionalism
  • Self-starter with ability to work well independently, produce results under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail, 100% accuracy
  • Ability to lift and weigh items of in excess of 30 lbs
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Friendly, outgoing personality
  • Committed to maintaining personal product knowledge and upgrading knowledge as the company makes training available

 

Remuneration based on qualifications.

 

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume and cover letter to:  jeff@landermanagementgroup.ca 

 



 

 

 
 
 
 
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