Head Coach, Tennis (Summer) REPOSTED

Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada
(Weekly Sessions: Wednesday’s June 5-August 28, 2024 5:00 – 8:00 pm)

The Town of Wasaga Beach, Recreation, Events and Facilities Department is seeking two part-time Tennis Coaches for the town run tennis lessons and league programs.  Candidates should be energetic and enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the sport and able to coach adults, children and youth. 

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer your responsibilities will include assisting with skill assessment, skill development and coaching individuals as well as group supervision, lesson planning implementation, progress tracking, evaluation and parent communication.

  • Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating tennis lessons and league play for all levels of participants;
  • Keep current with industry trends and new class formats;
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service;
  • Communicate with participants in regards to lesson opportunities and accident prevention;
  • Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation •
  • Supervise and mentor volunteers and assistants;
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures);
  • Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately;
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action;
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff;
  • Attend meetings/training as required;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • 16+ years of age
  • Coach 1 Certificate from Tennis Canada
  • 1+ years of experience teaching tennis considered an asset
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills;
  • Clean vulnerable sector criminal records check;
  • Friendly disposition with ability to coach children and adults of different ages.

Head Coach, Tennis (1)
  • Develop, implement and deliver course/program curriculum;
  • Supervise program participants, ensure staff – participant ratios are met;
  • Provide leadership to assistant coaches and volunteers;
  • Maintain communication with program participants and/or students and parents to provide updates;
  • Provide exceptional customer service and promote town of Wasaga beach recreation programs;
  • Responsible for communications with Recreation Programmer and disseminating appropriate information to program participants and  staff;
  • Track attendance, stats and develop program reports;
  • Maintain sport, coaching or instructing accreditation and good standing with accrediting organization;
  • Make on-site decisions regarding safety of participants, including inclement weather and court surface conditions.  
  • Other duties as assigned.
Rate of Pay Range: $27.76 – $32.47 per hour

Closing Date: Open until the positions are filled
The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request.  Please advise the Town of Wasaga Beach Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.  We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

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