Youth Sports Coach

USTA MAS - Crofton, MD (30+ days ago)


Do you have a passion for tennis and want to give back to the new generation? Come join our team for this opportunity!

The USTA Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA MAS), one of 17 sections of the United States Tennis Association, is a non-profit organization committed to promoting tennis by offering quality recreational and competitive programs for people of all ages and abilities.

USTA MAS is looking for enthusiastic, experienced, and creative part-time tennis coaches to join our after school enrichment programs in Anne Arundel County locations (i.e. Crofton, Severna Park, Davidsonville, Laurel, Crownsville, Annapolis). We offer competitive pay (starting $25-$35/class for head coach and $20-$30/class for assistant coach, with opportunities to increase in pay over time) and the hour commitment typically ranges from 1-5 hours per week (typically one hour of tennis class per day).

Our after school programs are offered between 3pm-5pm weekdays for one hour each week per site. During the summer, there are camp opportunities where coaches would teach M-F 9am-12pm, 15 hours per week.

Position Overview

  • Provide instruction on tennis fundamentals and the rules and etiquette of the sport
  • Ensure that proper safety guidelines and standards are maintained
  • Head tennis coaches should have mastery of basic tennis skills and be able to teach those skills to youth ages 6-11.
  • Assistant coaches with mastery of basic tennis skills preferred, but not required. Assistant coaches are required to be good with working with children and have experience managing young groups.
  • Must have a passion for tennis
  • Typically coach 1-5 hours per week
  • Reliable, energetic, strong communication skills, and organized
  • Additional training (online and on-court) provided
  • All equipment needed to coach is provided by USTA
  • Previous tennis teaching experience preferred, but not required
  • Knowledgeable about and able to teach 10U tennis using USTA-supported transition equipment
  • PTR or USPTA certification a plus for head coach consideration, but not required
  • CPR + First Aid certification is a plus for head coach candidates
  • US citizen, or hold a current work visa

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $20.00 to $35.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Coaching: 1 year

Required work authorization:

  • United States

Shifts:

  • Mid-Day