|Location:||Loughborough University, Loughborough|
|Salary:||Competitive salary to be confirmed on offer of appointment following discussion|
|Placed On:||2nd March 2023|
|Closes:||22nd March 2023|
Full time and open ended, subject to external funding
Loughborough University National Tennis Academy (LUNTA) is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Girls Head Coach to support the performance of developing elite junior tennis players as part of the LTA’s Player Pathway. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of a world-class and transformative player development programme, to produce female players who upon departing the LUNTA meet the Pro Scholarship Programme (PSP) selection criteria and have potential to be inside the women’s top 100-ranked players, by nurturing the player, performer and person.
This role will form part of the LUNTA Senior Management Team (SMT). The Girls Head Coach will work with the Academy Manager, Head of Performance Support, Girls Head Coach and Head of Education and Player Wellbeing to drive the vision, philosophies, and desired behaviours of the Academy whilst leading and mentoring players, staff and parents.
The Girls Head Coach will provide leadership to the Girls Coaching Team consisting of Academy Coaches and training partners, ensuring impactful coaching quality and appropriate training and competition provision for optimal player development.
The Girls Head Coach will be expected to act as Coaching Lead on a small number of players, which will require significant on-court presence, travel to tournaments with relevant players, and leading assigned player development. It will be necessary to work outside normal 9-5 working hours, including work in the evening and at weekends, at times.
More detail is provided in the job description and on request. Informal enquiries should be made to Nathan Miller – Academy Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for receipt of applications is Wednesday 22 March 2023, with interviews taking place on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March 2023.
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