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ABOUT TENNIS NEW ZEALAND:

Tennis New Zealand is the national body for tennis in New Zealand and is responsible for the administration and management of tennis in New Zealand. More than 300,000 people play tennis in New Zealand, making it on the countries' most popular participation sports. Tennis New Zealand staff deliver a range of national and international tennis events, including involvement with the ASB Classic each year.

ABOUT THIS ROLE:
This is a part-time contract covering 1-2 ties per year. Given the demands of this role, and the nature of working in sport, work outside standard working hours will be required in the evening and weekends

PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE:
The Davis Cup Captain is responsible for leading New Zealand’s playing group through clearly demonstrated winning behaviours and processes. The captain will impact positively on the culture of the playing group and have a strong focus on uniting the group and integrating New Zealand’s leading junior athletes into the traditions of New Zealand’s Davis Cup squad. The Captain will drive world-class standards from the group and will play a leading role in selection and creating an environment amongst the athletes that increases New Zealand’s chances of success during tie weeks.

KPI'S:

  • The delivery of a world-class training environment in preparation for Davis Cup ties
  • Must be available to attend and captain 1-2 ties per year (dependent on team performance)
  • Strong, consistent and mutually respectful relationships with athletes (and their support networks) that will increase the likelihood of athlete availability to represent New Zealand.
  • Lead the importance of culture and standards in an all-encompassing regard during (and outside of) tie weeks
  • Monitor athlete performance strongly and be in attendance during NZ pro events and ASB Classic events.
  • This position could also be responsible for the management and coach support of professional players and those transitioning into the professional space. This person(s) will work alongside the National Coaches to create a continuous pathway of support from junior tennis into professional tennis.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivery of a world-class training environment in preparation for Davis Cup ties
  • Strong, consistent and mutually respectful relationships with athletes (and their support networks)
  • Lead the importance of culture and standards in an all-encompassing regard during (and outside of) tie weeks
  • Monitor athlete performance throughout the year and attend relevant events.
  • General Management


Applications close: 5pm on 14th June
For a full job description email [email protected]

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ABOUT TENNIS NEW ZEALAND

Tennis New Zealand is the national body for tennis in New Zealand and is responsible for the administration and management of tennis in New Zealand. More than 300,000 people play tennis in New Zealand, making it on the countries' most popular participation sports. Tennis New Zealand staff deliver a range of national and international tennis events, including involvement with the ASB Classic each year.

ABOUT THIS ROLE:
This is a part-time contract covering 1-2 ties per year. Given the demands of this role, and the nature of working in sport, work outside standard working hours will be required in the evening and weekends

PURPOSE OF THIS ROLE:
The Billie Jean King Cup Captain is responsible for leading New Zealand’s playing group through clearly demonstrated winning behaviours and processes. The captain will impact positively on the culture of the playing group and have a strong focus on uniting the group and integrating New Zealand’s leading junior athletes into the traditions of New Zealand’s Billie Jean King Cup squad. The Captain will drive world-class standards from the group and will play a leading role in selection and creating an environment amongst the athletes that increases New Zealand’s chances of success during tie weeks.

KPI'S:

  • The delivery of a world-class training environment in preparation for Billie Jean King Cup ties.
  • Must be available to attend and captain 1-2 ties per year (dependent on team performance)
  • Strong, consistent and mutually respectful relationships with athletes (and their support networks) that will increase the likelihood of athlete availability to represent New Zealand.
  • Lead the importance of culture and standards in an all-encompassing regard during (and outside of) tie weeks
  • Monitor athlete performance strongly and be in attendance during NZ pro events and ASB Classic events.
  • This position could also be responsible for the management and coach support of professional players and those transitioning into the professional space. This person(s) will work alongside the National Coaches to create a continuous pathway of support from junior tennis into professional tennis.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivery of a world-class training environment in preparation for Billie Jean King Cup ties
  • Strong, consistent and mutually respectful relationships with athletes (and their support networks)
  • Lead the importance of culture and standards in an all-encompassing regard during (and outside of) tie weeks
  • Monitor athlete performance throughout the year and attend relevant events.
  • General Management

Applications close: 5pm on 14th June
For a full job description email [email protected]

Apply on SEEK

ABOUT TENNIS NEW ZEALAND:

Tennis New Zealand is the national body for tennis in New Zealand and is responsible for the administration and management of tennis in New Zealand. More than 300,000 people play tennis in New Zealand, making it on the countries' most popular participation sports. Tennis New Zealand staff deliver a range of national and international tennis events, including involvement with the ASB Classic each year.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

There are two open positions for this role, each being a part-time contract covering approximately 10 weeks per year. For the right candidate, we may consider combining both roles into a single position covering 20 weeks per year.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

These positions are responsible for the management and coach support of professional players and those transitioning into the professional space. This person(s) will work alongside the National Coaches to create a continuous pathway of support from junior tennis into professional tennis.
This role may also include Davis Cup or Billie Jean King Cup coaching/captaincy role for appropriate candidate and/or team.

KPI'S:

  • Coach athletes to reach ranking benchmarks agreed with wider HP team in line with strategy
  • Support athletes to success at higher levels of ITF pro and Challenger level internationally
  • Provide training and competition support for pro players returning to NZ during kiwi summer
  • Provide year-round communication to pro players and players at college aiming to turn pro after college
  • Create connected pathway with JDC/JBKC Captains and National Coaches to provide pathway of support and oversight from 14y.o – Pro.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Hands on Coaching
  • Deliver the standards and behaviours aligned to an environment that enables players to be world-class
  • Coach Development and Succession
  • Help to contribute to change in HP culture
  • Competitions/Tournaments
  • General Management

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • ITF level 1 qualified (or recognised international equivalent). Or willingness to complete RCC within first 12 months
  • Demonstrated coaching experience across all levels of junior tennis development and WTA/ATP tour level
  • Current first aid certification (essential).
  • Current national police check and/or working with children check (essential).
  • Given the demands of this role, and the nature of working in sport, work outside standard working hours will be required in the evening and weekends. In addition, extensive domestic and international travel will be a core component in the performance of this role.

Applications close: 5pm on the 14th June

For a full Job description please email: [email protected]

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