North York Tennis Association
The North York Tennis Association (NYTA) with over 35 years of experience has become the leader in junior tennis development in Canada. The NYTA atmosphere is fun filled yet goal oriented. With over 500 kids participating in the academy the program has won awards from Tennis Canada and Ontario Tennis for every level of tennis. The NYTA has been designated by Tennis Canada and the Ontario Tennis Association as a high performance tennis development center. All three locations are centrally located in North York. The NYTA offers tennis programming year round to our students with after school programs during the winter, fall and spring and half and full day programs for the summer.
Our immediate need is for instructors to work the Recreational Junior Program from 4 – 6 pm Monday to Friday and 5 -7 pm on Saturdays. Our immediate need for instructors to work the Adult Program on Tuesday and Thursday 7pm- 11pm. The position will have the opportunity to work individual hours with members outside of group hour times depending on court allocation and lesson requests.
The NYTA has 3 locations ( NYTA NORTH- 2975 Don Mills Rd W., NYTA SOUTH- 120 Bond Ave., NYTA EAST- 230 Cassandra Blvd.) operating in North York within a 10-minute drive of each other all with junior and adult programming.
This position will report directly to the Director of Coaching Tyler Prescott (Coach 4 and Tennis Canada Coach 3 Course Facilitator). Hours will vary but this will be a full-time position. Compensation will be competitive.
The ideal candidates will be high-energy coaches that will be a great addition to our team of professional tennis coaches. The candidate must be willing to learn and continue developing their knowledge. The Director of Coaching at NYTA is Tyler Prescott (Coach 3 course facilitator). The expectation is constant improvement and retention of coaching skills.
All candidates must be:
- Punctual, reliable, organized and able to work independently
- Personable and outgoing
- Be able to maintain focused high energy for long periods of time
- Ability to engage students while following template of lessons provided by the Director of Coaching
- Neat appearance with appropriate tennis attire
- Able to take instruction and follow leadership for template of lessons
- Able to feed 500 balls per hour
- Flexible to fill in at different locations depending on the needs of the program
- Work year-round
Candidates are encouraged to apply from outside the sport of tennis if they have experience in high performance sports training, fitness or have worked in recreational settings in the past. NYTA has a mentorship program that grooms coaches for the Tennis Canada certification system lead by Tyler Prescott.
Application: Please submit resume with references and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org