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 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.



Job Title: Club Pro 1 (Full-Time)

Location: Oshawa

Matchpoint Tennis (located in the Civic Dome in Oshawa) is looking to hire a CP1 for full –time work.  This will include approximately 15 hours in the pro shop and 20-25 hours on court each week. 

Responsibilities will include (but may not be limited to):

  • Teaching private lessons to adults and children (and high performance juniors)
  • Working in the pro shop


The suitable candidate will be flexible with his/her work schedule and must be available to work on weekends.

Previous experience working with high performance  juniors and knowledge of racquet stringing are assets.

Interested candidates need to send resumes to Mark Krycia at by October 1/’17.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Interim Program Manager 

Location: Toronto

History of Jane/Finch Community Tennis Association

The mission of the Jane/Finch Community Tennis Association (JFCTA) is to engage stakeholders and contribute to the community through tennis and educational opportunities. The purpose of JFCTA is to relieve poverty and promote healthy recreation by providing and operating a structured recreational program for children and youth in need, in the Jane/Finch community of the City of Toronto.

The Jane/Finch Community Tennis Association began as a community initiative in 2006 under Tennis Canada’s direction.  In 2009, the group was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization.  Currently, the association operates six programs throughout the year and services over 250 participants per year.

The JFCTA is looking for a qualified individual who has experience in the Jane/Finch corridor.  The candidate should be passionate about children and youth development and developing community capacity. 


Job Description

The Interim-Program Manager shall liaise with the JFCTA Board of Directors and Subcommittees, which consists of members of the Jane/Finch community, Tennis Canada staff and individuals from the private and not for profit sector. The position will report to the Chair of the JFCTA Board of Directors.


Fundraising (10-15%)

  • Identify and apply for private, government and corporate grants
  • Work with the JFCTA Board of Directors and Fundraising Committee to develop an active donor base and obtain additional funding sources
  • Develop a fundraising strategy and plan (medium - long term)


Communications (15-20%)

  • Build partnerships with various community stakeholders and leaders
  • Oversee the production newsletters and execute communication plans
  • Prepare reports and presentations to funders and JFCTA Board of Directors
  • Represent the JFTCA externally in a wide range of contexts


Program Management and Administration (65-70%)

  • Coordinate, oversee and plan annual activities including Winter League, March Break Tennis Camp, Spring Leagues, Summer League, Rogers Cup events, After School Program, Fall Leagues, school visits, and other special events
  • Financial management of annual programs and budget planning process
  • Manage contracts and agreements with donors to ensure all grant requirements are being fulfilled
  • Promote and grow the programs for children, youth and coaches in the community
  • Meet and lead Subcommittees (i.e. Program, Newsletter, Youth committees, etc)
  • Engage, train and motivate staff and volunteers identified to deliver programs and activities
  • Build the capacity of community partners and members through professional development, mentorship opportunities and networking events


Governance (10%)

  • Provide monthly reports to JFCTA Board of Directors
  • Work with the JFCTA Board of Directors to ensure the JFCTA is in accordance with the laws of Ontario and Canada
  • Work with JFCTA Subcommittees and make recommendations to the JFCTA Board of Directors on program direction


Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

  • Experience working in the Jane/Finch corridor with children and youth
  • University degree or college diploma in community development, education, social sciences or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years working experience
  • Passion for community development
  • Demonstrate a results oriented, motivational leadership style and set challenging but achievable objectives
  • Exceptional planning and analytical skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships, and effectively influence internal and external partners.
  • Excellent project management and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in a multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrate high energy and ability to work in fun, fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Passionate for sport and healthy lifestyles; experience and knowledge in tennis a definite asset
  • Knowledge of community social and health services and established contacts with other agencies
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate afternoon and evening programs
  • A valid Ontario Driver's license and access to a vehicle an asset



Aviva Centre

1 Shoreham Drive, suite 100

Toronto, ON



Hours and Compensation:

The Interim-Program Manager position is a part-time role that requires approximately 20 hours per week.  The contract will start in early November 2017 and complete in mid-December 2018.  Contract renewal may be determined in mid-December 2018.  Compensation range $20.00 - $25.00 per hour (based on qualifications and experience).


Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their application (cover letter and resume) to with the title RE: Interim-Program Manager Position


Please submit the application by October 16, 2017.  Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Job Title: Coach; Instructor; Jr. Instrctor (3 positions)

Location: Bradford West Gwillimbury


Coach, Instructor and a Jr. Instructor are required to teach Group & Private lessons for children (New Club openings). The Tennis professional will work to provide excellent on-court instructions for players of all skill levels.


Ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

•             OTA Instructor / Coach Certificate beneficial

•             Current First Aid and CPR Certification beneficial

•             Current Police Background Check


Ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

•             Punctual, reliable, organized and able to run a class independently

•             Good communication skills with students & parents

•             Ability to work with beginners and intermediate children 4 – 16 years of age in group lessons

•             Available to teach after school hours and weekends



•             Hourly rates based on 10 – 40 hours per week, Compensation will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Private and/or semi-private lessons might be available


Availability: Contract Starting November/December.  Duration: Year-round.  

Application Deadline: The positions will be filled once a suitable candidate has been found

To submit your resume and expected range for compensation, please email to Oleg Dement, Tennis Director:

Job Title: Instructor (Part-Time)

Location: Toronto 

TAC Sports (Toronto) prides itself on hiring the best employees and volunteers to join our team.  We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our growing organization. TAC Sports values innovation, teamwork, sportsmanship and excellence in its team.

Working with TAC Sports means you will be working with a team that supports our clients in training and maintaining an active lifestyle.

We are seeking experienced Instructors to coach our Tennis programs for the weekend and school programs. This is a part-time job.  Share your passion for sports by becoming a TAC Coach and join our winning team.

We are in the market for experienced coaches who have OTA certification or equivalent.

Ideal Coach:

  • Is readily able to create new drills and lesson plans
  • Outgoing, polite, punctual and personable
  • Has their own vehicle and valid G or G2 license
  • OTA certification or equivalent


Applications must be submitted to Nemanja Jovanovic @ (416.627.1092)

Job Title: Tennis Instructor 

Location: Markham 

Salary Range: 22.2900 To 24.7700 (CAD) Hourly

Worker Category: Temporary Part Time

Job Class: Technical


The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.

Applications are now being received for the Specialty Program Instructor 1 –Tennis in the Recreation Services Department, Community and Fire Services Commission. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter online at by October 16, 2017.

Job Summary:

Plans, organizes, instructs and leads tennis for adults, children, and youth. Ensures a positive and safe environment for participants and peers.


Job duties:

  • Facilitates leads and supervises the program.
  • Organizes and writes lesson plans to be handed in by week two of the program. Develops lesson plans specific to the abilities of each group. Reviews lesson plans with the Recreation Supervisor/Program Co-ordinator prior to class and submits at the end of each session.
  • Prepares and organizes program equipment and supplies, maintaining an inventory of supplies, reporting to the Program Coordinator/Recreation Supervisor any items needing replacement.
  • Keeps attendance records and checks with participants who have extended absences. Gives all new participant names that are not on the list to the Program Coordinator/Recreation Supervisor.
  • Ensures safety at ALL times, enforcing safety regulations as set out by the City of Markham sports, fitness, arts and leisure programs policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the site, equipment and supplies are appropriate to the activity and environment to reduce and minimize risk to other staff and participants.
  • Ensures all program participants are aware of upcoming events, program changes or cancellations.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Minimum of 3+ years in the discipline of Tennis
  • Level 1 OTA Instructor Certification
  • Standard First Aid with CPR ‘C’
  • High Five Certificate and adherence to the principles of Healthy Child Development. (Children ages 6 to 12 years)
  • NCCP Level 1 Theory
  • Other awards/certifications as required. Evidence of demonstrated leadership in a particular sport at the high school level.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, leadership skills, customer service skills and sensitivity to interact with a diversity of patrons, parents and staff in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Satisfactory Vulnerable sector screening letter


The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, please contact the HR Department with your requirements.We thank all those applicants who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted by email.


Requisition ID1311



Job Title: Assistant Tennis Instructor

Location: Toronto


Tennis Instructor required for the 2017/2018 Fall & Winter Tennis Season (October 1st, 2017 – April 30th, 2018) to teach after school programs, private & group lessons for both children & adults, and special events. The Tennis Instructor will work in conjunction with the Tennis Director to provide excellent on-court instruction for players of all skill levels.

Outstanding performance may result in future employment opportunities at our summer club.

Ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • Entry level tennis instructor
  • OTA Instructor’s Certificate minimum requirement
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certification beneficial
  • Current Police Background Check


Ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Punctual, reliable, and organized
  • Excellent communication skills with students & parents
  • Enjoy working with children ages 4 – 16 years of age in group lessons of 4:1 to 6:1 student/pro ratio
  • Able to develop program plans for each day with long-term coaching goals
  • Friendly and energetic with the ability to engage people
  • Able to motivate and encourage students
  • Available to teach after school and weekends



  • Hourly rates based on 10 – 50 hours per week, commensurate with experience and certification


Please submit all resumes with references attached to:
Mike Thomson, Tennis Director at by September 21, 2017
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Title: Director of Competitive Tennis

Location: Toronto

Director of Competitive Tennis, ACE Tennis, Toronto Tennis City (NEW OPENING)

ACE Tennis at Toronto Tennis City is hiring for the position of Director of Competitive Tennis beginning in September, 2017.  

Position Title: Director of Competitive Tennis, ACE Tennis, Toronto Tennis City

Location: Toronto Tennis City, 185 Balliol Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Duration: Full-Time, year round

Compensation: Based on qualifications, experience and commitment to players: total $60,000-$75,000 yearly

Company Background

ACE Tennis has been the only Gold recognised TDC by Tennis Canada for the last 17 years. Ace provides opportunities for coaches who truly have the passion for player development. The Ace coaching culture is one that highlights personal development for the long term well-being of its coaches. Former Ace [All Canadian] coaches and players lead clubs and player development programs across Canada.

Ace is committed to the development of excellence in youth and its coaches through the sport of tennis. We offer leading edge tennis training and competitive programs for individual development in a supportive educational environment. We provide specific progressive programs for players of all levels and commitment. Our competitive programs are designed for players hoping to compete at a provincial, national and international level. We are committed to each player reaching their tennis goals whether it be for a university scholarship, or to compete at the professional level.

The selected applicant will have the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of coaching and player development as well as to head a program looking for excellence and performance from its players.

Located in mid-town Toronto (Canada), Toronto Tennis City offers five outdoor red Italian clay tennis courts, four of which are bubbled for play in the winter season. The club offers a clubhouse with a fireplace, change rooms with shower facilities, a patio and open outdoor green space.

Position Summary

We are looking for a passionate leader who has a track record in developing national level players. 

The Director of Competitive Tennis reports directly to the Tennis Director and your responsibilities would include, but are not limited to the following:

1.    Establish goals for programs with Tennis Director.

2.    Develop lesson plans and annual plans for all competitive programs with collaboration from the Tennis Director and Assistant coaches

3.   Ensure Head Coaches of each competitive program complete lesson plans, annual plans and reports to standards and on time.

4.    Attend and travel to tournaments with players.

5.    Develop and update annual plans for players you coach privately.

6.    Provide semi-annual reports to players in the junior group lessons you teach 

7.    Ensure the quality of the competitive programs.

8.    Attend weekly staff meeting.

9.    Arrange parent and player meetings to discuss goal setting, annual plans, issues, solutions, etc.

10. Coach in the Futures, Champions, Provincial, National, and International programs, and provide private lessons for these players.

Skills and Requirements

-        Team player

-        Tennis Canada Coach 3, or equivalent preferred 

-        Willing to pursue Tennis Canada coaching certification and professional development opportunities 

-        University degree in Business, Psychology, Kinesiology, Education an asset

-        Ability to lead, educate and inspire players and coaches

-        Energetic and enthusiastic with strong organizational and interpersonal skills

-        Creative and takes initiative

-        Exhibits our values and personal characteristics of Professionalism, Excellence, Respect, Teamwork, Discipline, Pride and Courage

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

Application Process

Please send resume to Craig Mercer at with reference to the job title in the subject line.


Job Title: Part-Time Customer Service Associate

Location: Oakville + Toronto

Hours: Part-Time (15-30 hours per week), including evenings and weekends as per store hours

Reports to: Store Manager

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience

We are currently looking for a part-time customer service associate for our Oakville and Toronto location. To apply to this position, please send a current copy of your resume and a brief description of why you think that you would be a good fit for the position. Preference will be given to those applicants with previous retail experience.



Primary Responsibilities:

·        Assist clients with their purchases by providing exemplary customer service

·        Efficiently and accurately cash clients out for their purchases

·        Stock and merchandise product

·        Answer phone and email inquiries

·        General cleaning and organizing of work space

·        Book in racquets for stringing and book out racquets for demoing

·        Service racquets (training will be provided)

Skill Requirements: 

·        Passion for the sport of tennis

·        Ability to provide great customer service 

·        Positive and friendly demeanor

·        Able to multi task 

·        Strong computer skill with the experience using Microsoft Excel 

·        Committed to keep up to date with industry and product knowledge  

·        Must be a team player who excels in building trusting relationships

Job Title: Clothing Sales and Merchandising Associate

Location: Toronto

Compensation: Hourly wage based on experience

Job Overview:

We are currently looking for a full-time apparel sales and merchandising associate at our Toronto location. To apply to this position, please send a current copy of your resume and a brief description of why you think that you would be a good fit for the position. Preference will be given to those applicants with previous clothing sales and merchandising experience.

Primary Responsibilities:

·        Assist clients with their purchases by providing exemplary customer service

·        Demonstrate a complete knowledge of merchandise including technical features, benefits and fits

·        Stock and merchandise product in an appealing manner to ensure the customer has a pleasant shopping experience

·        Efficiently and accurately cash clients out for their purchases

·        Answer phone and email inquiries

·        General cleaning and organizing of work space

Skill Requirements: 

·        Passion for the sport of tennis

·        Ability to provide great customer service

·        Interest in fashion and sports apparel

·        Positive and friendly demeanor

·        Able to multi task

·        Committed to keep up to date with industry and product knowledge

·        Must be a team player who excels in building trusting relationships

Job Type: Full-time

If you think you would be a good fit for this role with the Merchant of Tennis, send us your resume! To submit your resume, please email:, and put the job title in the subject line.

Job Title: eCommerce Writer

Location: Toronto Distribution Centre, Leaside Area

Department: eCommerce

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Director of eCommerce, the eCommerce Writer will be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of written descriptions and product images on the eCommerce website.

Primary Responsibilities:

·        Create and upload descriptions for online products

·        Photograph, edit and upload images for online products

·        Work with management and vendors to ensure content is accurate

·        Ensures consistency in writing/branding and product templates

·        Adapt quickly to managing marketing/advertising needs

·        Produce regular status updates

·        Digital asset management

·        Performs other related tasks, duties or assignments as required

Skill & Experience Requirements: 

·        Experience in eCommerce including retail business and fulfillment is desired

·        Adobe Photoshop (masking, colour correction)

·        Photography experience (digital capture, lighting)

·        CSS/HTML basic understanding

·        Excellent communication skills with the ability to work co-operatively at all levels

·        High energy level with strong work ethic

·        College or University education is an asset

·        Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

·        Self-directed, self-motivated and ability to work independently

·        Detailed oriented ensuring accuracy in all aspects of the role

·        Tennis player or enthusiast is considered an asset

Working Conditions:

·        Part/Full-time hourly role, 25-40 hours per week during regular business hours

·        Some evening, weekend and overtime work might be required during events and busy periods

·        Benefits offered after 3 month probation period

If you think you would be a good fit for this role with the Merchant of Tennis, send us your resume! To submit your resume, please email:, and put the job title in the subject line.

Job Title: Instructor

Location: Oakville

Joshua Creek (Oakville) is currently searching for a vibrant, team oriented and reliable instructor to work in our afternoon and weekend programs for youth ages 10 and under. We are looking for TPA Progressive Tennis Coaches who have a familiarity with working with compression balls, as well as junior nets.

There may also be an option to work with adults during our daytime clinics, if the applicant is qualified to do so.



  • Preferably 18 years or older
  • Tennis Canada Level 1 & 2 Instructor Certification, or equivalent. (CP1 would be beneficial)
  • 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 from September 2017 -  April 2018
  • 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 Steve Theodoropoulos, Tennis Director at Joshua Creek to apply:

Job Title: Tennis Instructor/Leader

Location: Durham region  

littleace-tennis school is looking for a tennis instructor/leader for U9/U12 intro program

The largest provider of grass roots tennis programs in Durham region, since 2011, littleace-tennis school operates indoor/outdoor at 4 indoor and 1 outdoor locations offering introductory and high performance tennis programs, camps and competitive leagues for kids ages 3-16. We are looking for a tennis instructor to join our energetic and highly professional team.

Tennis Instructor Position

We are looking for a certified tennis instructor to become part of our team, teaching U9 & U12 programs, indoor/outdoor. We are looking for individuals who are team players, punctual and are able to run a class independently. Private and/or semi-private lessons might be available.

Duration: Year-round


Instructor or Level 1 certification

Coaching experience with juniors U9/U12

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Valid CPR, First Aid certification or willing to certify

Current police record check

Compensation/Salary: Based on qualifications/experience.

Deadline is Sept 15, 2017. Selected candidate will start Sept 19.

Please submit your resume and any reference to Catalin Codita,


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.


·         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



·         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 or deliver in person to:



7400 Victoria Park Avenue, Unit 7

Markham, ON

L3R 2V4

Ph.  416-292-8333


We look forward to hearing from you.


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   and/or Call 705 302 1132

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

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.

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


Based on experience and professional qualification.

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