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Seasonal Youth Tennis Coach

Company: USTA/Mid-Atlantic Section Inc.
Location: Sterling
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSeasonal Youth Tennis Coaches Needed for Girls Rule the Court Program in Loudoun County VAAbout UsThe USTA Mid-Atlantic Section, one of 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization that serves around 32,000 members in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and eastern and southern West Virginia. USTA Mid-Atlantic Section is committed to offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities. We aim to grow tennis in the Mid-Atlantic by creating accessible and inclusive opportunities that enrich ALL lives –physically, emotionally, and socially – by connecting all generations with the lifetime sport of tennis. Our vision is tennis for EVERY community. MissionUSTA/Mid-Atlantic Section is seeking Seasonal Youth Tennis Coaches to assist in our efforts to launch new youth Girls Rule the Court programming to maximize our impact on girls in underserved communities. The primary focus of this position is to coach and facilitate the on-site delivery of the Girls Rule the Court program. This program is designed to promote health, wellness, and build self-esteem through tennis. Coaches will need to ensure that proper safety guidelines and standards are maintained while providing a fun experience in addition to facilitating social emotional learning principles by following a weekly curriculum with themes such as teamwork, confidence, empowerment, and leadership. Coaches need to have proficiency in basic tennis skills and be comfortable teaching those skills to youth, in particular ages 7-13. All equipment and training needed is provided by USTA Mid-Atlantic.These programs are four (4) weeks in length per season, with participants meeting two (2) times a week after school for a total of eight (8) weekday sessions. Each session will last two (2) hours with one (1) hour of tennis instruction and one (1) hour of conversations focused on growing core social emotional learning. Based on the final program site location length and frequency of sessions may be modified. The Loudoun County program launches May 17th, 2022.Responsibilities

  • Coach and facilitate the onsite delivery of the Girls Rule the Court Program to include:
  • Engage children in group play and social emotional learning instruction using the provided curriculum.
  • Ensure participant safety at all times.
  • Track attendance for each program session.
  • Distribute and collect participant forms and surveys as assigned.
  • Complete coach trainings and paperwork as assigned.
  • Maintaining inventory of supplies and equipment needed for each program.
  • Ensures all supplies and equipment are maintained properly, assuming normal wear and tear.
  • Ensures equipment and giveaways are distributed to participants as assigned.
  • Serve as liaison between consumer and supervisor.Requirements - What are we looking for?
    • Coaches should enjoy working with children in a group setting.
    • Experience coaching, teaching, mentoring or working with girls strongly preferred.
    • Experience promoting health, wellness, and building self-esteem in girls through social emotional learning principles strongly preferred.
    • Excellent organizational, communication skills, and ability to motivate kids.
    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position.
    • Dependable transportation to travel to sites and with space to carry equipment.
    • Must be able work in one of the Baltimore MD, Loudoun County VA, Charlottesville VA, or Louisa County VA geographical areas.
    • Must pass a background check and be eligible to work in the United States.
    • Must attend trainings and courses as assigned.
    • Previous tennis experience required for head coach and encouraged for assistant coaches.
    • Full vaccination against COVID-19 required as a condition of employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered based on qualifying exemptions.If this is a role that interests you, please apply. We look forward to learning more about you and the unique experiences you would bring to this role. Seasonal Youth Tennis Coach Position FAQs● How many hours does this position work? The program will equate to approximately 20 hours per season with additional hours required for training and onboarding. You are expected to commit to a full program season. ● How much does this position pay? Position is non-exempt and paid between $25.00 - $35.00 per hour. Compensation is commensurate with related tennis experience. Both Assistant and Head Coach positions are available. Candidates will be placed into one of these positions based on experience level. Coaches are compensated for all hours worked before and after a scheduled program time. Administrative & training rate is $16.10 per hour.● What is USTA/Mid-Atlantic Sections' approach to a diverse and equitable workforce? We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full authentic selves to work and where everyone's voice is heard. You can read our diversity statement below, but we want to take it a step further because creating a diverse and equitable workforce and workplace culture goes beyond a diversity statement in a job posting. We will continue the journey to educate, foster, cultivate, and preserve a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization and beyond. USTA/MAS Diversity StatementWe are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace in which everyone is welcomed, valued, and supported. USTA/Mid-Atlantic Section Inc. recruits, employs, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic or family medical history, marital, parental, veteran, or military status, political affiliation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. ● What does the hiring process consist of? The first step is to apply!
      • Apply - We will be accepting applications on a continual basis as we have programs for all seasons.
      • Interviews - will be conducted by the School Program Manager.
      • References - will be checked by HR. We will check the most recent professional references.
      • Final offer - will be made in writing by HR.Powered by JazzHRN7iDC3RzmR

Keywords: USTA/Mid-Atlantic Section Inc., Sterling , Seasonal Youth Tennis Coach, Education / Teaching , Sterling, Virginia

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