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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 TitleCoordinator, Tennis Development

Location: Tennis Canada (Toronto)

Who we are

The future is bright for tennis in Canada, and you will be right in the middle of it all at Tennis Canada! A national sport organization with a mission to lead the growth of tennis in Canada and a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation, Tennis Canada seeks to grow participation across Canada and develop champions on the international stage. Tennis Canada also owns and operates the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank tournaments in Toronto and Montreal, two of the best-run sporting events in the world which annually bring the globe’s best tennis players to Canada. In recent years, Canadian tennis has seen historic achievements, with players reaching Grand Slam finals and record high world rankings, and participation and interest on the rise. Join us as we look to build on this exciting momentum and produce even greater results. We are a team of innovators, who are passionate about our work and pursue excellence together every day.

What we are looking for

Coordinator, Tennis Development

Reporting to the Manager, Professional Events and Tennis Professionals Association, the position holder will assist with the success of the TPA. This includes growing membership, aiding in professional development opportunities, managing online content of the database, website and e-store, marketing of the TPA, and executing the day-to-day administration and customer service responsible of the TPA. This role will also support the Tennis Development department through court bookings, website management and content creation.

Branding/ marketing, growth and benefits of TPA

  • Help ensuring membership growth via new instructors, club pros and coaches renewals and new members at indoor clubs;
  • Coordinate the increase of the utilization of automatic membership renewal process;
  • Support annual membership renewal plan, emails, letters and phone calls;
  • Promote new and existing benefits/ services;
  • Support TPA branding through product and promotional items, e-blast and web communication;
  • Reward and recognize indoor clubs who hire TPA certified staff through gifts, certificates, listing on TPA and PTA sites and other avenues;
  • Seek out opportunities for TPA branding/ marketing.

 

Professional development

 

  • Aide with professional development opportunities across Canada, including annual conference and awards with PTA’s, CF’s, Community dept., TDC, etc.;
  • Coordinate the promotion of TPA events via website, emails and new stories.

 

Web management and communication

  • Coordinate website and e-store (front-end, back-end);
  • Aide managing the coaching database (updating coach certifications and expiry dates, TPA memberships, member addresses, # of courts, coaches working at indoor clubs, TDC coaches, etc.);
  • Provide support with regular newsletters and email service to all members;
  • Perform ongoing updates of articles, video clips, interviews and news sections;
  • Help with the management of continued enhancements to web properties.

 

Aviva Centre and administration

  • Manage all court bookings at Aviva Centre;
  • Complete court monitors schedule weekly;
  • Help administrate TPA strategic and annual plans;
  • Provide customer service and daily administration.

 

Who you are

  • University degree;
  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, independent work ethic;
  • Positive, passionate, hardworking;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to interact effectively with internal and external clients at all levels within the organization;
  • Organization skills, ability to maintain a number of different projects concurrently;
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel;
  • Ability to work under pressure, maintain tight schedules and work flexible hours in a dynamic and service-oriented environment;
  • Energetic, self-motivated, winning attitude;
  • Bilingualism (strong asset);
  • Knowledge and experience in tennis and coaching (asset).

 

What’s in it for you

  • Be part of a dynamic organization that makes a difference across Canada;
  • Get in the game! Join the Rogers Cup team;
  • Be part of an innovative, vibrant and passionate team;
  • Join the organization that sets the standard and always strives for excellence.

 

Interested?

Send us your resume at resumes@tenniscanada.com


Job Title: Retail Sales Staff

Location: Markham  

RacquetGuys is one of Canada’s leading racquet sports dealers.  Since 1994, we have been servicing tennis, squash, badminton, and racquetball enthusiasts across Canada. 

We are looking for full and part-time retail sales staff for our Markham location.  Hours are flexible, but candidates will be required to fulfill some weekday evening and weekend shifts.

Responsibilities:

·         Racquet Stringing (training provided)

·         Assist customers in-store and over the phone

·         Learn and keep up to date with racquets sport products and techniques (training provided)

·         Product merchandising and counting

·         Process and balance sales

·         Maintain a safe and clean workspace

 

Qualifications:

·         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

·         Positive, enthusiastic attitude and a desire to learn

·         Attention to detail

·         Team-oriented

·         General computer and typing skills

·         Participate or interested in a racquet sport

·         Retail or customer service experience is not necessary, but considered an asset

 

Salary or hourly rate of pay is above industry average, will depend on qualifications and may include a performance incentive.  

 

Please email resumes to Jay VanderMoer at jayv@racquetguys.com or deliver in person to:

 

RacquetGuys

7400 Victoria Park Avenue, Unit 7

Markham, ON

L3R 2V4

Ph.  416-292-8333

 

We look forward to hearing from you.

 


Job Title: Tennis Instructors

Location: Toronto  

THE BOULEVARD CLUB in Toronto is looking to hire Tennis Instructors for 2017 summer tennis camp program. 

Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications:       

  • Tennis Canada Instructor Level Coaching Certification
  • Valid First Aid, CPR and/ or certification
  • Current Police Record Check

 

Requirements:

  • Pleasant personality to apply to hospitality environment
  • Experience working with young children age (3 – 14 yrs.) 
  • Previous tennis teaching experience
  • Must be punctual, reliable and organized with good communication skills
  • Overall leadership of their camp group
  • Development of program plans for each day including coaching goals
  • Friendly and energetic with an ability to engage kids

 

The Camp environment is TEAM oriented, so all staff must be able to plan and work cooperatively with others. 
    Start Date:     June 19, 2017
    End Date:      Sep 01, 2017

Compensation/Salary:      Based on qualifications and experience
    
Please submit all resumes, with references to Paul Cairns tennis@boulevardclub.com, Tennis Director by March 28, 2017.

We thank all applicants for interest in our fine and dynamic club. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title: Tennis Instructors

Location: Toronto  

Bayview Village Tennis Club in Toronto is looking to hire tennis instructors for a wide range of programs offered to its membership.

One position is available (May 1st - end of September) to instruct Adult and Children private and group lessons, along with the tennis camp.

Six instructor positions are also available in the Bayview Village Junior Tennis Camp, primarily instructing the weekday half day (1 pm – 4 pm) tennis camp program in July and August.

The Bayview Village Tennis Club has a strong and very successful reputation for tennis instructional development, built on a quality foundation the past 27 years.

All candidates must be certified, motivated and highly enthusiastic.

Please send resumes to:
Peter Nielsen Tennis Director, 12 Baymark Rd, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3X9: 905-889-7293, or send to: pnielsen889@rogers.com, before April 7.

 


Job Title: Coach/Instructor

Location: Mississauga/Oakville

Tecumseh Tennis Club, located in Mississauga/Oakville area, (West GTA), is a neighbourhood membership club with a friendly tennis & family atmosphere.

We are looking for 1 extra Coach/Instructor (full time summer availability) for Summer Camps, July/August including September.

 

Candidates must be energetic and reliable! Have a friendly attitude, love for teaching kids and be an asset to our Junior program.

Be available to run Adult R Robins, Events and Junior Teen program!

 

Job description includes:

-Teaching  Junior Evening & Weekend Clinics- Summer and Fall

-Teaching and coaching -Junior private Lessons

-Summer camps AM and PM (June to September)

-Run adult Round Robins and some Special events

 

TPA- Tennis Canada/Progressive Tennis or Other certification/ Equivalent are preferred. Candidates attending TPA/OTA certification programs are welcome.

Remuneration is based on Hourly fees for Clinics, Camps, Private Lessons, Round robins and Stringing.

Own Transportation/living in the Mississauga/West end GTA area preferred.

 

Applications will be accepted until the position iss filled, or August 15. Please email Resume to Miguel Cysneiros, TTC Tennis Director, m.cysneiros1@gmail.com.

We thank all applicants for your interest. Those with suitable qualifications will be contacted.


Job Title: Various

Location: Horshoe Valley (north of Barrie)   

Oro Medonte Tennis Club (OMTC) is a vibrant Community run member Tennis club with a friendly & family atmosphere. We are situated in the heart of Horseshoe Valley, Ontario (north of Barrie).  Our two court outdoor facility is home to approximately 110 members.

OMTC is currently seeking Tennis Canada certified:  Coach (Club Pro 1), Instructor and a Jr. Instructor for after school Clinics and Summer Camps during the 2017 tennis season.  You need to be outgoing, reliable, and be knowledgeable in all aspects of tennis and 100% committed to providing a fun and competitive playing environment for all our youth and adult players.  The applicants must have Tennis Canada/Progressive Tennis or other valid certification. If you are currently attending a TPA/OTA certification program, your application will also be considered.

Candidates must be energetic, committed and reliable! Have a friendly, positive, enthusiastic attitude, love for teaching kids as well as adults.

  • Ability to organize, run and help with the Adult, Youth/Family programs
  • Group, semi-private and private clinics & lessons for adults
  • After-school group programs for youth (ages 6 - 15)
  • Summer camps (July – August, morning 3 hour sessions)
  • Possess Valid Standard First Aid with CPR C Certification, an asset
  • Recent police background check

 

The Club Pro will act as a program advisor to the Executive Board and is expected to attend regular meetings throughout the season. You will be advising and providing direction towards the tennis programming at OMTC.

Availability requirements:  late April/early May to end of September, 2017         

Week days, afternoon, evening and Saturday morning pending session enrolment.

Hourly Remuneration is based on qualifications, previous experience 

Please email Resume to OMTC.Tennis@Gmail.com   and/or Call 705 302 1132

Application Deadline:     March 25, 2017 
Start Date:                         May 1, 2017 or earlier pending weather conditions


Job Title: Summer Camp Instructor

Location: Aurora

Total Tennis in Aurora
Is looking for a Summer Camp Instructor
(July & August)

Dates:   9 Weeks of Summer
Hours:   Monday to Friday 8:45am to 12:00 or 8:45 to 4pm

Details:  Responsible to supervise and instruct up to 8 campers on one court,
            ages 5 to 7.  Working under supervision of head coach.
   
Requirements:  Tennis Instructor Certification
                       Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team

Pay Rate:   To be based on qualifications and experience 

Contact:  Bill Maron (416) 565-8774 (cell)
              or send Resume to Bill@Totaltennis.ca

Deadline: June 30


Job Title: Head Coach and Instructor(s)

Location: Cambridge

Hespeler Tennis Club (HTC) is a member run Tennis club located in the picturesque confines of Forbes Park in Hespeler (Cambridge). With three outdoor lighted courts we provide sociable, active and fun tennis programs to our junior and adult members.

HTC is seeking a Head Coach and Instructor(s) for our in-school/after school Clinics and Summer Camps during the 2017 tennis season.  We offer approximately 25 hours per week programming plus private lessons.  Applicants need to be outgoing, dependable and knowledgeable in all aspects of tennis.

Head Coach position:

  • Ability to organize and run Youth and Adult programs
  • Group, semi-private and private lessons for adults
  • In-school and After-school group programs for youth (ages 6 - 13)
  • Summer camps (July – August, morning 3 hour session, afternoon 2 hour session)
  • Possess Valid Standard First Aid with CPR Certification an asset
  • Recent police background check

 

Instructor position(s):

  • Assist with running Youth and Adult programs
  • Experience working with young children (ages 4 – 13) 
  • Previous tennis teaching experience an asset
  • Must be punctual and organized with good communication skills

 

Availability requirements:  May 1st to August 31st, 2017         

Week days, evenings and some weekends pending program enrolments.

Hourly Remuneration is based on qualifications, previous experience 

Please email Resume to president@hespelertennis.on.ca

Application Deadline:     March 31, 2017 
Start Date:                         May 1, 2017 or earlier pending weather conditions


Job Title: TENNIS PROGRAM & SERVICES DIRECTOR

Location: GSM TENNIS CLUB (Kitchener, ON)

Background

GSM Tennis Club launched in Mar, 2016, at the CORE facility on 401 New Dundee Road in Kitchener.  GSM Tennis Club has three courts which are indoor and outdoor with a proven top of the line surface from Plexipave. We are a community oriented tennis center emanating from over 60 years of combined experience.

GSM Tennis Club's primary goals are to provide the best tennis based facility, the best programming at the best possible price with the finest in active lifestyle enjoyment. GSM Tennis Club's Director of Tennis Program and Services should design, plan and implement tennis programs to include special events and clinics with a major focus on planning and developing the Tennis Program.

We are looking for a high-energy individual who is committed to growing the game of tennis.

Hours for this role are full time (40 hours per week) based upon the specific duties. Candidate is paid on an hourly basis of $44.00 per hour or higher depending on experience. Some evening and weekends will be required.

General

80% of the work should be focused on the development, planning and supervision of the business while 20% of the work should be focused on tennis coaching and instruction. Will be responsible for initiating, directing and promoting tennis clinic, special events and programs in an effort to attract and maintain members' tennis interests;

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing all aspects of the Club Operations:
    • planning daily, weekly and annual periodization of all groups of children and adults training at the facility;
    • marketing and developing new and engaging activities for the members and the non-members of the Club;
    • budgeting, planning annual budget for the Club Operations and Maintenance, Tournament Budget, Staffing Budget;
    • Staffing, training and recruiting seasonal staff for teaching and front desk staff;
    • Website development and marketing campaigns;
    • Special events organization and management including tournaments, leagues, ladders, promotional events;
    • Appearances and ambassador for the Club on all social and media related events;
  • High performance coaching:
    • planning, training sessions based on annual tournament activities, travelling to national or international tournaments with individual or a group of players, organize all aspects of the travelling team;
    • Maintaining program records of participation and performance of the players involved in the programs and staff supervision;
    • Physical fitness and conditioning planning and training for all groups of players and adults involve in the Club;
    • Oversee and develop coaches implementing high performance player injury prevention or rehabilitation;
    • Organize and Direct Coaches-Parents meetings;
    • Develop and conduct training programs on video analysis of strokes mechanics;

 

General Skills

  • Leadership;
  • Ability to mentor;
  • Coaching skills;
  • Verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proactive problem solving skills;
  • Decision making ability;
  • Negotiating skills;
  • Organizational skills

 

Specific Skills

  • Skills and competencies specializing in the sport of tennis;
  • Minimum of 5 + years tennis coaching experience;
  • Knowledge of the operations of tennis associations and/or tennis clubs and or tournament leagues preferred;
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification;
  • Previous experience as Tennis Director of a private tennis club for a minimum of 2 + years;
  • Ability to speak and write in the English language;

 

Education

  • University degree in sports management, sports administration or other related degree;
  • Coaching Certification by Ontario Tennis Association or Tennis Canada is preferred;
  • ITF Level 3 Certification or TPA Coach Level 3 or above is required;

 

We offer extended medical and dental benefits as well as club membership/programming benefits; The position reports to the President and Owner of GSM Tennis Club Inc. Please review our application instructions before applying. We thank all of the candidates for their application but only those who best meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview. 

Please email your cover letter stating the reasons why you believe you are the right candidate for the position, resume and salary expectations in writing to gubica2@yahoo.com. We do not accept applications made in person. 


Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professional

Location: Muskoka  

The Beaumaris Yacht Club in beautiful Muskoka is looking to hire a motivated and energetic assistant teaching professional for the 2017 summer tennis season. BYC is located between Bracebridge and Port Carling on Lake Muskoka- a very unique private club on the lake, with a social and friendly environment. 

Duration:

  • Candidate must be available from June 12th- August 27th

 

Responsibilities & requirements:

  • Must be friendly, respectful, have strong interpersonal skills, be self-motivated
  • Work closely with head professional and staff
  • Experience working with juniors and adults of all ages and skill levels 
  • Assist with the junior adult programs including: junior group lessons, adult clinics, round robins, tournaments, cardio tennis and special events
  • Exceptional enthusiasm, patience and experience with children
  • Live on club site (room and board included) with other BYC staff members (tennis, swimming, sailing)
  • Candidates must be certified and satisfy background checks

 

Job perks:

  • Access to amenities including: tennis, golf, water sports, social events and functions

 

Please contact Head Tennis Professional David Cysneiros with resume: d.cysneiros@gmail.com
Thank you to all applicants, suitable candidates will be contacted. 

 


Job Title: Junior Instructors

Location: North York Tennis Club  

North York Tennis Club
(Located 2 blocks northeast of Yonge and Sheppard in Toronto – www.nytc.ca)

Seeking:
Junior Instructors

The NYTC is looking for enthusiastic Jr. Instructors to help staff our Recreational Afterschool Program and Summer Camp Programs.

Duration:
May 1st – August 31st 2017

Responsibilities:
•    Provide instruction to Jr. Members of all levels
•    To work within a set program of instruction with other Instructors

Requirements:
•    Entry level instructor - Certification necessary
•    Enthusiasm for instructing children of all ages
•    Strong communication skills
•    Responsible
•    Police records check

Compensation:
Compensation is competitive and is based on experience and qualifications.

Submit Resume: Mark Connelly, Head NYTC Professional
clubpro@nytc.ca

Deadline for submission: April 30th, 2017

 


Job Title: Head Tennis Camp Instructor

Location: Scarborough Bluffs Tennis Club  

SBTC is a member of the Scarborough Tennis Federation (STF) and the Ontario Tennis Association (OTA). Surrounded by a beautiful public park including a kid’s playground and water park, our location offers everything for the entire family to enjoy their tennis experience. SBTC has 4 outdoor courts with night lighting and a clubhouse. Our club provides a wonderful tennis experience for everyone at all playing levels.

We are looking for a Head Tennis Instructor for our full day summer tennis camp.  The Head Tennis Instructor will be responsible in developing and leading the tennis component of the tennis camp.  Reporting directly to the Camp Director, the Head Tennis Instructor will develop a schedule, drills, play and activities.  The successful candidate will have prior experience in a camp setting, demonstrated ability to have a strong rapport with kids and a sense of initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Level 1 OTA Instructor Certification
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C Certification, an asset
  • Police reference check provided by applicant upon job offer
  • Well versed in Progressive Tennis teaching by Tennis Canada
  • Camp counseling experience
  • Proven ability to motivate and inspire children ages 5 – 15
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, committed, reliable
  • Ability to ensure and promote a positive and safe environment

 

Must be committed from July 3 to August 18, 2017, 37.5 hrs/week
Please send your resume to mpunch_@hotmail.com before April 3, 2017


Job Title: Assistant Teaching Professional

Location: Bennington Heights Tennis Club - Toronto 

Bennington Heights is a quaint two court outdoor tennis club located in the Bayview and Moore area. 
Candidates must be energetic, committed and reliable! Have an absolutely friendly, enthusiastic attitude, love for teaching kids and real interest to be an asset to our Junior program. 

Job description includes:

  • Teaching  Junior After school & Weekend Clinics- Early Spring, Summer and late Fall
  • Teaching Adult group clinics 
  • Run adult Round Robins and some Special event
  • Run OTA sanctioned events 

 

Job Qualifications 

  • Minimum Club Pro 1 certification 
  • Current Police Background Check
  • Previous Experience 

 

Please send your resumes to sujit@live.ca, application deadline will be March 17 

 

 


Job Title: Assistance Coach

Location: Dunlace Park Tennis Club

Responsibilities: 
-       Provide instruction for Junior Programs, Summer Camps, Adult Clinics and Private Lessons
-       To have working relationships with other instructors at the camp 
 
Qualifications: 
-       Previous Tennis Pro experience 
-       Must be an experienced player 
-       Teaching Certification (Instructors or Club Pro 1) 
-       Effective communication skills 
-       Ability to work with a range of skill levels
 
Hours/Duration:
May 1st – September 2017 
Are determined based on Junior Tennis Programs, Adult Programs and After School programs. Opportunity to teach private lessons as well. 
 
Compensation: Will be determined based on background, experience & qualifications
 
Email resume to: info@dunlacetennis.com 
Deadline: March 25, 2017


Job Title: Head Tennis Pro

Location: Stony Lake Tennis Club

The Stony Lake Tennis Club is accepting applications for the position of Head Tennis Pro for the 2017 tennis season (July and August).

Job Title: Head Tennis Pro

The Head Tennis Pro(s) will work in conjunction with the SLYC Tennis Director to provide on court instruction to players of all skill levels. The Head Tennis Pro is responsible for the providing tennis instruction to players of all abilities and ages, along with organizing and executing all Club tournaments throughout the course of the season.

Ideal candidates must possess the following qualifications:      

  • Certified TPA Coach + extensive on-court experience
  • Leadership qualities
  • Team player
  • Friendly, approachable and respectful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable and punctual
  • Professional appearance
  • Provincial/National/University level play
  • Current and clear police check
  • CPR/First Aid a bonus
  • Current boat license (as of June 2017)

 

Requirements:

  • Develop and oversee entire adult and junior program
  • Educate and provide appropriate expectations for staff which includes one or two assistant pro/s and two junior pros
  • Create scheduling for staff
  • Create lessons plans and ensure that all pros are delivering against stated lesson plans
  • Project a strong presence and create a comfortable working environment for staff and Club members
  • Be on court a minimum of 35 hours per week at the tennis complex. In the early weeks, the weekly expectation will be closer to 40 hours
  • Availability prior to start date for training on our software platform (likely no more than two two-hour sessions)
  • Mid-summer and summer-end reviews for all staff
  • Attendance at weekly team meetings with pros, junior pros and Tennis Director
  • Consistent communication with the Tennis Director

 

Compensation/Salary

  • Based on experience and qualifications

 

Please submit all resumes, with references to slyctennis@gmail.com by February 10, 2017.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title: Tennis Coaches

Location: Vaughan/York Region

ReadySetSports 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.

Please apply to info@readysetsports.ca and phone Simon at 416-805-8334, if you need more information.