TO ALL COACHES: TPA MEMBERSHIPS EXPIRED AS OF DECEMBER 31, 2016. 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: Club Pro/Manager

Location: Sudbury

The Sudbury Indoor Tennis Centre is accepting applications for the position of Club Pro/Manager.  Please send your resume and cover letter to SITCBoard@gmail.com.  Competition closes Friday, December 22, 2017.

 

Part-Time:  10 hours per week @$20/hr for administrative work and a minimum of 10 hours per week @ $24 hr when instructing (rates subject to review and hours of work can be increased as the Club’s instructional program expands)

 

Working under the general direction of the Board of the Sudbury Indoor Tennis Club as represented by the Club President, the Club Pro/Manager is responsible for leading tennis programs and membership services for a not-for-profit recreational tennis club. 

 

Specifically the Club Pro/Manager is responsible to:

  • Build relationships with Club Members, ensure positive customer and player experiences, promote active league play and provide regular communications. 
  • Develop and schedule instructional and skills development programs, using business case analysis for new program development. 
  • Lead by coaching with integrity, ensuring the physical and social safety of all participants, and creating a respectful environment that honours the sport of tennis.
  • Provide, or assign instructors to teach, private, semi-private and group lessons. Provide suggestions to students and new members as to appropriate levels and groups for league and personal playing time.
  • Provide and oversee customer service, and administrative services related to the issuance and renewal of memberships, booking and payment of courts and instructional time, and general club operations.
  • Supervise, schedule and direct instructional and front desk staff, ensuring that programs and services are provided to members in accordance with Club policies and goals.  Maintains employment related records in compliance with policy and legislation.
  • Serves as the staff lead for the Chelsea Online Court Reservation System/Point of Sale System.  Monitor and manage Club inventory and supplies.
  • Lead the Club’s social media presence with an emphasis on growing instructional programs, tennis leagues and recreational play and promoting Club activities.
  • Respond to member inquiries/complaints and escalate to the Board as required.
  • Direct staff in the reconciliation of financial transactions and preparation of bank deposits.  Approve invoices for payment by the Club’s bookkeeper.
  • Co-ordinates with the Operations Supervisor to ensure Courts and Clubhouse are maintained in support of safe tennis programs and positive member experiences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Abilities:

  • Adhere at all times to National Coaching Certification Program Code of Ethics as found on the Tennis Canada website http://www.tpacanada.com/coaching-in-canada/becoming-a-coach/code-of-ethics.
  • Act as tennis advisor to the SITC Board, providing advice and recommendations on all tennis programming at SITC.
  • Communicate theoretical and practical components of tennis to all age groups and playing levels and promote the sport of tennis in the community.
  • Ability to assess and prepare individual written learning plans for identified high potential and competitive players and to set personal player goals for all private and semi-private lesson participants.  Comfortable conducting semi-annual parent/player meetings for identified junior program participants.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to produce business case analysis of tennis programs to ensure the continued development and viability of the Club.
  • Strong conflict resolution and customer service skills.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Tennis Canada Club Pro 1 or higher (or equivalent).
  • College diploma in a related field, with at least three years of directly related experience OR at least five years of directly related experience.
  • A satisfactory vulnerable sector Police Check to be updated every two years while employed by SITC.

 


Job Title: Tennis Instructor

Location: Sudbury

The Sudbury Indoor Tennis Centre is accepting applications for Tennis Instructors.  Please send your resume and cover letter to SITCBoard@gmail.com

Competition closes Friday, December 22, 2017. Part-Time:  Hours as Assigned @ $24.00 per hour

 

Working under the general direction of the Board of the Sudbury Indoor Tennis Club as represented by the Club President and with lessons and private/semi-private lessons as assigned to the instructor by the Membership Services/Front Desk Supervisor, each Instructor is responsible to:

  • Provide instruction in private, semi-private and group lessons settings, coaching responsibly and with integrity, ensuring the physical and social safety of all participants, creating a respectful learning environment and honouring the sport of tennis.
  • Take attendance at each instructional session and report the same to the Membership Services/Front Desk Supervisor at the end of each assigned instructional period.
  • Build relationships with Club Members and students, ensuring positive tennis experiences and providing information and tips as appropriate.
  • Provide suggestions to students and new members as to appropriate levels and groups for league and personal playing time.
  • Identify junior members suitable for the Tennis Instructors in Training (TIIT) program.
  • Respond to member and student inquiries/complaints regarding instruction time and escalate to the Membership Services/Front Desk Supervisor, as required.
  • Adhere at all times to National Coaching Certification Program Code of Ethics as found on the Tennis Canada website http://www.tpacanada.com/coaching-in-canada/becoming-a-coach/code-of-ethics.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Tennis Canada Certified Instructor as evidenced by completion of the Ontario Tennis Association Tennis Instructors Course (or equivalent).
  • A satisfactory vulnerable sector Police Check to be updated every two years while employed by SITC.

Job Title: Head Pro

Location: Toronto

Davisville Tennis Club – Head Pro Position

Davisville Tennis Club (DTC) is a seasonal community tennis club operating out of the Mt. Pleasant and Davisville area of Toronto, Canada.   Founded in 1967, Davisville is known for both its competitive teams and tournaments along with its outstanding social environment.  The courts at Davisville are constantly in use by our very engaged membership making us one of the most active clubs in the City.  The club currently consists of 564 active members that enjoy tennis as a recreational activity and range in ability from a beginner to 6.0 (NTRP) level.

Davisville is open in the evenings and on weekends from mid-April until early October.  During the week on summer days, a children’s camp is successfully operated providing neighbourhood children of all ages the opportunity to learn and embrace the sport. 

Davisville is proud to be an active member of the community in which we operate.  We are a Benefactor of the Doug Philpott Inner City Children’s Charity and host the OTA 5.0 Provincial Championships on a yearly basis.

Davisville is looking for a new head club pro to work with our membership to improve their level of tennis.  The successful candidate will have recognized teaching talents, a friendly and outgoing personality and strong organizational skills which they will display on an ongoing basis with the club.

 

Job Requirements

The successful candidate for this position will have the following credentials.

  1. Be certified at the Coach or Club Pro 2 level or higher with the TPA (or equivalent).
  2. Be able to display a proven record of success in teaching positions with other tennis organizations.
  3. Be able to clearly communicate theoretical and practical components of tennis to all age groups and playing levels.
  4. Have strong organizational skills.
  5. Demonstrate strong conflict resolution skills
  6. Be friendly and enthusiastic.
  7. Display a strong interest in furthering the club’s goals.

 

Tasks

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following duties at the club.

  • Group and Private Lessons
  • Ratings – New Member and Member Re-ratings
  • Tournament Seedings
  • Shot Clinics
  • Team Coaching and Selection

 

Compensation

Retainer + Fees from Lessons and Programs taught – to be negotiated based on successful candidates’ experience, etc.

The head club pro would also have the opportunity to operate the summer camp program at Davisville Tennis Club.

 

Applications

All applications/cover letters/resumes should be sent to:

Stuart Teather

president@davisvilletennisclub.com

 

Application Deadline:  December 3 at Midnight


Job Title: Sports Administrator

Location: Toronto

Job Summary

If you love sports, travel and working in a very dynamic fast growing company. We want you as well. We currently own 10 events 8 of which are in the Caribbean. Tennis and races are our events to date but branching out to other sports in 2018. Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados and Cayman Islands are some of our destinations. You will be working with one of the top sports business people in Canada. We are adding more events in 2018 and require a strong sports administrator to help manage our growth.

Responsibilities and Duties

Specific responsibilities vary considerably and may contain any of the following:

  • carrying out administrative duties, using systems and processes relevant to the organisation;
  • responding to enquiries and requests for information from other organisations and members of the public;
  • ensuring administrative systems, processes and databases are efficient and well managed;
  • administrative support to managerial staff and heads of organisations;
  • organising meetings, training, coaching, festivals, conferences and other events;
  • promotion of sport in schools;
  • working with students or young people;
  • liaising with local sports councils, regional committees and national governing bodies;
  • consulting with clients, members, the community and local sporting organisations;
  • advising sports clubs on areas such as organisation, funding, promotion and regulations;
  • managing budgets, controlling finance allocated for community activities and sometimes coordinating or raising sponsorship;
  • undertaking or commissioning research and collating, mapping and monitoring data;
  • producing promotional literature, reports and event materials and liaising with marketing and media organisations;
  • making presentations to grant-making bodies and/or relevant authorities;
  • managing, supervising and training staff and sometimes running an office;
  • supporting colleagues to encourage and develop sport in the local, regional, national or international community;
  • serving on regional and national government think tanks and task groups;
  • participating in the resolution of political and ethical issues, such as conflicts of interest between partner organisations, use of banned substances and breaches of regulations.


Qualifications and Skills

Although this area is open to college and university graduates the following subjects may increase your chances:

  • business, management or marketing;
  • education or physical education;
  • health management or health promotion;
  • leisure studies or recreation management;
  • sports science, sports management or sports development.
  • Tennis background

In general, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • a strong interest in sport and an awareness of the issues affecting the sports sector;
  • good IT and administrative skills and a high level of attention to detail;
  • commercial awareness and a professional approach;
  • a high degree of self-motivation and a drive for change and improvement;
  • an enthusiastic personality and resilience to deal with uncertainty;
  • the ability to build and maintain effective relationships and to communicate well with a variety of people;
  • good planning, organising and time management skills;
  • the ability to work well in a team, in a dynamic and customer-focused environment;
  • the ability to project a positive image of sport to people at all levels.

Interested applicants, please email: info@sportstravelexperts.com 

 


Job Title: Head Pro

Location: Mississauga

Whiteoaks Park Tennis Club is the largest and leading community tennis club in Mississauga. We are looking for a Head Pro for the 2017 outdoor season to provide tennis instruction, coaching, and skills development for our Junior and Adult members, who range from beginner to intermediate/advanced levels. The Head Pro will also be engaged in team selection, team practice, and coaching.

Requirements:

Club Pro 2 and/or Coach 2 or higher

Active certified coach, TPA member

Well-versed in Progressive Tennis and follows Tennis Canada’s Progressive Tennis curriculum

Able to coach and add value to all levels of players, from beginners to 4.5+ players

Passionate, energetic, enthusiastic, service-oriented, and committed to the Club for the 2017 outdoor season

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Compensation Arrangement:

Based on qualifications and experience.

Please send your resume to president@whiteoaksparktennisclub.com before January 13, 2017.

We thank all applicants - only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title: Assistant Tennis Instructor/Pro  

Location: Toronto/North York

Henry Farm Tennis Club (HFTC) is a seasonal community tennis club located in the beautiful and quiet Henry Farm Community at the Southwest corner of Don Mills and Sheppard.The Club has 4 well maintained and lit courts, and a nice clubhouse that will soon undergo a substantial facelift. The Club is situated next to playground that includes a baseball diamond.

 

HFTC is looking for dynamic Assistant Tennis Instructor/Pro that could work well with our Head Pro. The successful candidate shall demonstrate a proven ability to building a vibrant junior program, to attracting junior players to the Club and organizing summer camps. He will also be able to conduct clinics at all levels and coach inter-club teams. A proven ability to create a welcoming and a cheerful environment via a variety of club events will be asset.

 

Job requirements:

The successful candidate needs to meet the following requirements:

  • must be OTA / TPA certified
  • current police record check
  • CPR First Aid Certification or willing to certify
  • must have worked with juniors and demonstrates a junior following
  • ability to keep contact and to work with the Head Pro on a number of membership generating programs
  • punctual, enthusiastic and with good communication skills
  • willingness to attend Executive Meetings when invited

 

Interested applicants for this position should send their resumes by December 15, 2017 to:

redwardwilson44@gmail.com and info@henryfarmtennisclub.ca


Job Title: Racquet Service Manager 

Location: Oakville/Toronto

Racquet Service Manager (NOC 9227)

Job Description: 

We are looking to fill a position of Racquet Service Manager to lead our stringing team at both of our locations.

Merchant of Tennis is a tennis retail shop that brings personal professional tennis service to a larger market. It specializes in tennis racquets, shoes, clothing, bags, and tennis balls. The company has two stores located at 1621 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON M4G 3B5 (416-932-2396) and Olde Oakville Marketplace 361 Cornwall Oakville, Ontario L6J 7Z5 (905-337-1294) and has a growing online presence. The Merchant of Tennis’ dynamic team has provided unsurpassed stringing service for Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and the many tour pros who were entered in The Rogers Cup and is among top providers of stringing in Canada. The Merchant of Tennis is also a preferred retailer of the Ontario Tennis Association and has sponsored Team Ontario for 10 years. The company also supports the Toronto Tennis Junior League and has an ongoing partnership with the Doug Philpott Inner City Children’s Tennis Fund which provides free tennis camps to over 5,000 kids each and every year.

Type of position: full­time (35-­40 hours/week)

Reports to: General Manger

Start date: As soon as possible

Compensation: $25­-$30/hr

Benefits: Medical, Dental, long term disability insurance and RRSP Matching after 1 year, long term disability insurance and unpaid leave to string at pro tournaments

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day operations of racquet service departments in retail locations and warehouse
  • Train and supervise racquet service technicians to insure productivity and quality standards are met, as well as being an active member of the racquet
  • Provide sales staff with technical product knowledge on racquet string and racquet services provided by the company
  • Work with warehouse and store managers to manage string inventory
  • Setup racquet customisation program and perform all customisation projects
  • Maintain and service all machines and equipment
  • Manage demo racquet program Maintain racquet service and demo racquet customer databases
  • Prepare technical content for website, blog and social media with regards to strings, racquets and racquet customisation
  • Actively seek out new racquet stringing and racquet customisation business
  • Perform offsite racquet stringing services, including at professional tournaments


Qualifications:

  • High school diploma with preference given to those with a BA
  • Must be certified a Master Racquet Technician with preference given to those candidates with Pro Tour Stringer certification
  • Must have experience stringing at ATP and WTA professional tour events
  • Must have experience with all relevant racquet service techniques as well as racquet customisation procedures
  • Must have experience working on Babolat stringing machines as well as experience using a Babolat Racquet Diagnostic Center
  • Must have a vast knowledge of different racquet string types and technologies with the ability to communicate these to staff and clients
  • Must have a vast knowledge of current and past racquet brands and technologies
  • Must have 3-6 years of customer service experience in a similar retail environment and dealing with a similar clientele
  • Must possess strong computer skills and experienced working with Excel, Word and Publisher as well as a POS system
  • Must be able to multitask and able to work in a fast paced and deadline driven work environment
  • Must possess a great attention to detail


Job Type: Full-­time

Required experience:

  • Racquet stringing:  at least 5 years
  • Required license or certification: Master Racquet Technician Certification


Language Requirement: English

Mode of Application: If your skills, knowledge, and experience are as mentioned above, please apply with your resume to experts@merchantoftennis.com or mail your application to our Bayview Avenue location. We will only contact short listed candidates. There may be a skills assessment test during an interview.


Job Title: Instructors 

Location: Toronto/Vaughan

TenTen Sports Academy now in its 15th year as a sports program provider for kids, is currently recruiting dependable, committed, and enthusiastic part-time instructors to teach our well known and respected sports programs. Candidates must enjoy working with kids, be open to teaching a variety of sports and preferably, have access to a vehicle.

Please send your resume to Brian Panovka at brian@tentensports.com


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 info@matchpointtennis.ca by October 1/’17.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Job Title: Coach 

Location: Vaughan

Tessatennis Club (Vaughan) is looking for a part or full-time coach position, starting immediately.

Ideal candidate should possess the following attributes:

  • Punctual, reliable, organized and able to run a class independently
  • Good communication skill with students and parents
  • Ability to work with beginner, intermediate and competitive level players, ages 4-16
  • Available to teach after school hours and weekends
  • Has work experience more than 1 year
  • Has a Tennis Level no less than 4.0

 

Interested applicants for this position should send their resumes to tessatennis@gmail.com


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

 

Location:

Aviva Centre

1 Shoreham Drive, suite 100

Toronto, ON

M3N3A6

 

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 janefinchtennis@tenniscanada.com 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

BRADFORD TENNIS CLUB

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

 

 Compensation:

•             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: deal1964@gmail.com


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 @  info@tacsports.ca (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 https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=markham&jobId=216960&lang=en_CA&source=CC3 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

 

Qualifications:

  • 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

ASSISTANT TENNIS INSTRUCTOR REQUIRED
EGLINTON FLATS WINTER TENNIS CLUB
TORONTO, ONTARIO

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

 

Compensation:

  • 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 shotselections@rogers.com 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

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-        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 craig@acetennis.ca 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.

Toronto: susannah@merchantoftennis.com

Oakville: alli@merchantoftennis.com

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: susannah@merchantoftennis.com, 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: scott@merchantoftennis.com, 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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

 

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