Coach Employment

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If you are a coach looking to take the next step in your career, check out our current vacancies:

PLANiTPRO are looking for a coach to work 30 hours from Term 1 2021. You will primarily be based at the Renouf Tennis Center but we may have some extra hours at our other venues as well.

We are looking for an energetic and professional coach to fill this role.

The coach must also have a valid NZ working visa.

Please email Troy Leamy to apply and set up an interview: [email protected] 

Tennis Coach Needed!

Who are we?
The Star Tennis Coaching Academy is based at Browns Bay Racquets Club on Auckland's North Shore. We offers professional tennis lessons for both adults and children with some of Auckland's best coaches.

Something we are proud of!
Not to blow our own trumpet but our head coach is former ATP Professional and Junior Wimbledon ’97 Champion Wesley Whitehouse. The successful applicant will have the chance to work with him.

What is your role and responsibilities?
To deliver both adult and kids tennis coaching sessions with a focus on keeping it exciting and establishing a great relationship at the same time.

What we are looking for?
We have a great head coach who is looking for an assistant coach to join our team and help Star Tennis grow.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of coaching experience under their belt. You will be required to work at least 7 hours per week which could increase to 25 hours per week.

When will you start?
Starting date will be the beginning of the first school term in 2021.

How do you apply?
If you are interested please send applications to [email protected]


Lifetime opportunity for an experienced coach to buy their own business in the beautiful Bay of Islands in New Zealand. This is a rare chance to live and work the tennis dream at Kerikeri located in sunny Northland.

* Reputable and established Tennis Academy
* Coaching adults and children for 14 years
* Includes ownership of Pro-shop building with stock and coffee machine
* Near new Tennis Centre with 9 Astroturf Courts (includes 6 floodlit courts) and one hard court
* Established regular client base

Buyer must have experience, coaching qualifications and a passion for the game
Seller will work with new owner to prepare and handover ownership

For more information regarding this listing please call Carl Terrizzi Ph 0210 2756452

Please see Trademe Business for Sale 

Our clubs coaching programme is expanding rapidly and we are in need of an additional coach to assist with junior and senior sessions.

The new coach would work alongside our head coach to allow larger and more sessions to run.

If you are interested in helping our friendly club grow and expand its coaching programme please get in touch. If you are interested in finding out more or meeting the team please also get in touch.

f you are new to coaching that is no problem, we are happy to take on someone who would be committed to the club.

[email protected]

A coaching position with Geoff Beech Tennis has recently become available providing an opportunity for a highly motivated and passionate Coach to join our team. This is a great opportunity to work and develop young tennis players at the Remuera Rackets and Dunholme Tennis Clubs.

The ideal candidate should have proven coaching experience and ideally hold a JDC Course (ideal but not essential) within the tennis industry, is a student of the game, independent, and can work solely on their own to run group, private and or adult classes. Along with being up to date with current teaching strategies it is essential to have positive relationship building skills that foster positive connections with both juniors and adults.

This is a unique opportunity for an organised and proactive tennis professional to join a team environment, that respects and utilises each staff members strengths, to make a positive impact across our group.

Initially the successful applicant will commence in Term 4 2020. The role is approximately 20hrs per week - with good remuneration. Ideally you can work weekends, with the expectation that you will have the skill sets to build your tennis clientele. You need a current driver’s licence and vehicle.

If you would like to be considered for this role, you need to be a NZ Resident, ideally have a first aid certificate but not essential, a police check will be required. Please send a copy of your current resume as well as a cover letter, detailing your experience & education in coaching and why you believe you are the right person for this role to:

geoff[email protected] or contact Mb: 0212709297

Waimairi Tennis Club is seeking to appoint a Senior Coach to assist the Head coach with all coaching at the club.

Waimairi is one of the largest tennis clubs in New Zealand by membership with over 400 junior members and 180 senior members.It received the Club of the Year award in the Tennis Canterbury Region in 2019/20.

The club has a total of seven courts, four of which are Rebound Ace cushioned hard courts and three all-weather synthetic grass courts, at its central suburban location in Christchurch. Six courts have recently been upgraded to LED lighting.

The position is a contract one with the club, with day to day responsibility to the Head Coach.

The successful applicant will ideally hold a Tennis Australia Club Professional qualification or equivalent and be familiar with the latest international coaching programmes and methods.

The duties of the Senior Coach will include, assisting the Head Coach to:
• coach in both Hotshot and adult coaching programmes including Cardio Tennis
and Tennis Xpress,
• coordinate all club group coaching programmes including the club’s off site
coaching programmes, year round,
• supervise a team of professional coaches,
• oversee the standard of coaching delivered,
• introduce new coaching programmes and initiatives for senior and junior members
and non-members,
• carry-out an extensive coaching programme in schools, and organise an
interschool competition.

It is expected that the club programmes will provide an average of 18 hours per week (Monday -Saturday) during the summer.
Organised winter programmes would also provide coaching opportunities.
Access to the club facilities for private coaching of members and non-members would be available, and provide additional income.
A competitive hourly rate will be negotiated to reflect qualifications and experience.
A level of computer literacy would be necessary (familiarity with Excel, Word for example)
A First Aid qualification, and NZ Police clearance will be required.

All applicants must have the right to work in New Zealand.
Applications can be sent to The President, Waimairi Tennis Club Inc, P.O. Box 5354
Papanui, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand,
or [email protected] to be received by 2nd August 2020.

It is expected interviews would be conducted in the week beginning 10 August.
For information on Waimairi Tennis Club please go to

Both clubs are in the search for a senior club professional tennis coach, to be working at both clubs, alongside the head coach from each club, in a full-time capacity.

Working hours will be split between both clubs (10mins apart by car), and will consist of group classes (HotShots & Interclub team coaching) as well as private coaching for all abilities & ages.

SHTC & HTC have a long history of building strong juniors and we aim to continue this, building with a long term vision.

Coach must be able to run classes by him/herself, with the help of assistant coaches. Classes (& the term) are planned in advanced, and the new coach will need to deliver according to the head coach's feedback and standards.

Benefits of working with us:
-Hourly paid work (on a full-time basis) with potential for year-around work, after building a private coaching schedule, as the summer season progresses.
-Potential for brand sponsorship
-Be part of 2 great clubs in the east Auckland area.
-Travelling to regional/national tournaments and tennis camps work (mostly during school holiday breaks)

-Experience and confidence, running all types of coaching sessions (privates, groups, cardio, etc). Ideally ITF level 1 coach qualification or equivalent, at the last
-Have the legal right to work in NZ (citizen or resident)
-Self-motivated and passionate, to grow both club's programs as well as a private coaching schedule
-Have full/clean drivers license/car
-NZ Police check/clearance
-First aid (ideally but not compulsory)
-Good to strong playing back round
-People skills, vision, commitment to growing & learning, team member, reliable, good communicator

We're looking to start interviewing during term 3, for a Term 4 start. Part of the interviewing process can be to deliver some classes & show tennis-hitting standards.

Please send to CV, cover letter to:
[email protected]
[email protected]

Tennis South Canterbury are seeking expressions of interest from qualified coaches in a newly created Junior Coaching and Development role at Tennis South Canterbury working alongside our existing coaching team, based in Timaru.

Coaching activity will vary through different levels of players – with a large part of the role working with younger children to grow and develop the sport in South Canterbury. Club liaison & coaching, Schools coaching, Squad groups, Junior Representative tennis and the implementation of new programmes/initiatives are also key elements of the role.

There is opportunity for involvement in the running of tournaments if the applicant is interested.

A suitable and competitive package will be negotiated with the successful applicant – however, it is anticipated that hours will be approx. 30-40 hours per week over the summer season (Oct-Apr) and with flexibility for the coach to undertake private work in addition to Tennis South Canterbury requirements.

If you would be interested in furthering your tennis coaching career at a Regional Association level and are keen to know more about this role – we would love to hear from you!

Please email your Expression of Interest along with you CV, at your earliest convenience, to:

Mandy Gillies

[email protected]

Position title               Head Coach

Reporting to               Business Founder, TENNIS PLUS

Location                      Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand

Start Date                   1 October, 2020

TENNIS PLUS is seeking an experienced, professional, and qualified Head Coach to lead the Coaching team at Ngataringa Tennis Club, Stanley Bay, Devonport, Auckland, NZ. You will lead a dedicated team of seven including Senior Coaches, Assistant Coaches an administrator and including regular liaison with other key stakeholders including the Business Founder, Club Members, Regional and National Tennis Organisations and the Club’s Committee. VIEW FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

Please note we are unable to consider applicants without the legal right to work in NZ.

Gilles de Gouy

Business Founder, TENNIS PLUS @ Ngataringa Tennis Club 

[email protected] and

Position Title:               

Head Coach – Mt Albert Tennis Club

Employment Status:     

Self - Employed Contractor

Reporting to:                

Club Committee


982A New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025


Start Date:                    

From 1st September 2020

Applications Close:    

20th August 2020


Fiona Hicks

E: [email protected]

T: +6421 801 490

We are seeking a new Head Coach to exclusively manage all coaching at the club. The successful applicant can start from the 1st September 2020.

Mt Albert Tennis Club is located behind the Mt Albert Shops.  It as a well-established club largely dominated by juniors however senior membership is growing. Mt Albert has 5 courts, club house and volley wall.

We are a vibrant and friendly club and cater for all players, from social to elite and juniors to veterans.

The Club intends to enter into a long term 2-year contract with the successful applicant.

The minimum qualification requirement is ITF Level 1 (Junior Development) or equivalent or equivalent is preferred.

Good people skills and business acumen is essential. Applicants need to show genuine commitment to growing their business and help grow membership and communicate to the committee the club on a six weekly basis.

Current coaching activities: Junior interclub and beginner member coaching Terms 4 & 1 paid directly by the club.

Private coaching programmes: The successful applicant would be responsible for creating their own programmes and managing their private coaching. Huge growth potential.

All applications must be made in writing to the email provided. All applicants must have full working rights in New Zealand.

SEED Tennis is currently seeking a tennis coach to facilitate participation programmes in Te Atatu and the Rodney district.


  • Prepare and deliver a high quality children and adults’ programme for beginner and recreational players from ages 3 and up
  • Establish a good relationship with children, parents/caregivers and club members
  • Liaise with and support our clubs’ committees to further enhance the clubs and their activities
  • Develop and maintain their own private client schedule

Schedule & renumeration:
30 hours a week average
Option 1: Contractor on starting hourly rate of $20/hr and after initial training $25-$40/hr
Option 2: Salary on starting wage of $30k per annum and after initial training $40k per annum

The suitable candidate must have the following:

  • Experience as an assistant tennis coach, with ideally, an Assistant Coach qualification
  • Outgoing & dynamic personality, relating well with both children and adults
  • A high level of professionalism, always punctual and dependable
  • Good communication, administration and computer skills
  • The ability to commit for 2 years, completing a Junior Development Coach (ITF Level 1) qualification in this timeframe

If the successful applicant is travelling from overseas, you must be eligible for a working holiday visa into New Zealand, with a view to sponsorship of a work visa in following years.

This role provides the unique opportunity for the successful applicant to receive preliminary and ongoing on-the-job training as a tennis coach, to transition the successful applicant from an aspiring or hobby coach to a career tennis coach.

Work to commence late July - late August 2020, flexible on successful applicant's availability.

If you are interested in this position we would love to hear from you! Please apply in writing outlining your skills, experience and any relevant qualifications. [email protected] 

Position Title : Secondary Schools Coach/ Co-Ordinator Waikato

Location : Hamilton, New Zealand

Start Date : October 2020 (Term 4 start)

Kiwi Tennis ( is a tennis management company that delivers comprehensive coaching programmes to all ages and abilities in numerous clubs and facilities across Auckland and Waikato Regions of New Zealand.

We currently have a fantastic team of international coaches and support staff and are on the lookout for someone to head up our secondary schools programmes come Term 4 2020. Our main programmes run out of: 

  • Peter’s School, Cambridge (3 hard courts, 3 clay courts)
  • Hamilton Boys High School (3 Indoors, 8 AstroTurf and 11 Hardcourts based at Waikato Tennis Centre)
  • Waikato Diocesan School for Girls (8 AstroTurf)
  • Paul’s Collegiate (6 Hardcourts)

Our other venues with smaller programmes include: Hamilton Girls High School, Sacred Heart School for Girls, St. John’s College and Rototuna High School.

The successful individual will be a career coach, extremely proactive and confident in being able to sell themselves. The on court role will entail a mixture of individual lessons and squad coaching working with beginners through to the schools top players. Off court the coach will help to link players to clubs for coaching and interclub, grow the schools fixture lists and help to co-ordinate events such as the Waikato Secondary Schools Tournaments.

Suitable candidate must have the following:

  • Tennis Australia/Tennis New Zealand Level 2 or above tennis coaching qualification (or international equivalent).
  • Experienced coaching juniors and adults of all ages and
  • Experienced with developing club and school coaching
  • Very good administration, communication and computer
  • Fluent in written and spoken
  • Always shows highest level of
  • Outgoing and dynamic personality that can relate easily to adults and
  • Higher education qualification in sports development/coaching/management is desirable but not
  • Clean driving license essential
  • Current Police Check
  • Have a valid NZ Work Visa, or eligible to receive

Next step:

If you believe you possess all of these skills then we would love to hear from you!

We can offer the successful applicants a competitive package, which includes:

  • Club, school, private and holiday coaching hours at competitive hourly
  • Clothing & potentially racquet
  • Regular training both on and off

How to Apply:

Email us a cover letter along with your CV in pdf format, outlining your experience and suitability for this position. As well as detailing your previous experience in selling yourself and the coaching programmes that you’ve worked in and the various methods you used to do this.

Email to the Director of Tennis, Pete Hoyland, on [email protected]

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