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RPDC Head Coach (Tennis) fixed-term post

University of Bath - Sports Development & Recreation

Location: Bath
Salary: Starting from £34,304, rising to £40,927 with a market supplement up to £45,000 (depending on experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 25th October 2021
Job Ref: CC8699

Interview date: Friday 05 November 2021

Become part of our team at TeamBath Tennis!

We are looking to appoint an individual who reflects our values of inspiration, integrity, excellence, flexibility, self-improvement and teamwork.

Based in our inspiring Sports Training Village, TeamBath Tennis provide activities, services and facility provision to students, university staff, the local community and to high performance athletes.

The role:

As Regional Performance Development Head Tennis Coach you will:

  • deliver high performance coaching and management to some of Britain's top 10-14 year olds
  • develop competitive, technical, physical and psychological insight working towards long-term tennis development and educational needs
  • Influence the wider performance pathway based at TeamBath and the Southwest.
  • Lead and develop 2 performance tennis coaches on the RPDC/IHPC academy

Working in performance sport will require you to work flexible hours in line with athletes training schedules, this may include early morning, evening and weekend work. You will also need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

This is full-time role, for a fixed-term period until August 2023.

About You:

Ideally you will have a LTA level 5 Master Performance Coach (MPC) qualification, however if you are a level 4 Senior Performance Coach (SPC) with a solid understanding of the performance pathway and network along with good interpersonal skills and an ability to learn, we would still love to hear from you.

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Barry Scollo ( or Chris Starkey (

What we can offer you:

Here at TeamBath at the University of Bath we challenge ourselves to be recognised as a leading centre for creating impact through sport and activity by improving our outstanding environment every day. We seek to build a world leading multi-sport environment, supporting all ages and all abilities to achieve their personal goals. We offer:

  • a family friendly workplace
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University.
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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