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Tennis Professional - USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Queens · NY)

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Player Operations: Tennis Coach
This is a part-time hourly position designed to fulfill the needs of the campus program teaching demands. The Part-Time Tennis Teaching Professional will:
  • Plan, organize and implement high-quality lessons, clinics, camps, courses, drop-ins, and other tennis programs.
  • Establish a fun, energetic and engaged on-court experience for all players.
  • Work with the Director of Tennis and Head Professionals to identify areas of growth, options for increased revenue, or issues that need resolution.
  • Use self-promotion and networking to increase client engagement.
Major Duties:
  • Teach clinics, group lessons, private lessons, organize round robins and assist with any programs, events, or intern training as needed.
  • Assist with promotion of programs.
  • Teach in camps including summer camps.
  • Assist with tennis events as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications/Other:
  • Available to work a full schedule year-round, including weekends
  • USPTA Certified (or willing to become and maintain USPTA certification)
  • Strong playing skills, 4.0+ rating preferred
  • Organized, highly motivated, prompt, entrepreneurial, and enthusiastic
  • Proficient computer skills and willingness to use IT
  • A customer-focused attitude, and a passion for working with people
  • Willing to align with the USTA National Campus Teaching Philosophy
  • Ability to attract clients and build a teaching portfolio with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attend professional development training & meetings
  • Willing to receive CPR, AED certifications and undergo a background check
  • Proof of Vaccine required for position, pursuant to NYC Executive Order
Junior and Adult Teaching:
  • Prior experience in R-O-G-Y tennis methodology preferred
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings such as summer camp, instructional clinics and with children of all ages
  • Comfortable working with 4-6 players in a group clinic format
  • Ability to run dynamic drop-in tennis sessions with up to 8 players
  • Experience training USTA players and teams