Senior Coach

Permanent Full time coach


‘HIGHLANDS TENNIS’ is hiring a permanent full-time tennis coach to start in the third quarter of 2023.


‘Highlands Tennis’ is a boutique ‘unique experience’ provider in the picturesque Southern Highlands and we are excited about your decision to join our coaching team.

The position will require the candidate to relocate to the Southern Highlands. The Southern Highlands is conveniently located between Sydney and Canberra (1.5hrs south of Sydney). It is a sought-after area for people and families seeking to relocate for lifestyle purposes due to the easy way of life and beautiful country surroundings whilst maintaining convenient access to infrastructures such as shopping malls and the city. It offers a well-balanced way of life away from the hustle and bustle of the cities.

‘Highlands Tennis’ is a unique opportunity.  It offers a fulfilling career in tennis, continual education, flexibility, lifestyle, and the potential for personal and professional development and growth.

The compensation package for the first year includes an annual salary of $70K base salary.

The position is to work at different venues in the Southern Highlands including, but not limited to: WWS Frensham Schools, The King’s School – Tudor House, Moss Vale Tennis Club.

Are you ready for the next stage in your life? Improve your quality of life in 2023 with ‘Highlands Tennis’


Highlands Coaching | ABN: 29739849371


Our tennis coaches have a key role in ensuring that all players continue to enjoy playing tennis and to try to encourage more players to take up tennis as a sport.

The role of the coach is increasingly extending beyond the tennis court, often with additional responsibilities for setting up and running programs for players i.e., including organizing competition. The tennis coach could therefore be required to perform a number of different roles within the coaching programs including:

Coaching and organizing players to play.

Managing the program and a team of coaches,

assistants and volunteers.

Organizing user-friendly competition.

Customer care – ensuring good relationships with parents/ players or club/ tennis facility members, being organized and well prepared for lessons, and being professional both on and off the court.

Managing the finances of the tennis programs.

Ensuring the required equipment is available for lessons i.e., slower balls, nets, smaller racquets etc.

Advertising and promoting the programs, ensuring that events are well promoted, attended and supported.

Actively contributing to growing the tennis community through participation, new programs and venues.


Qualifications and experience

An employee at this level has:

  1. (A) Studied in a relevant field and/ or has specialist knowledge, qualifications. This includes but is not limited to:

– A Bachelor degree in Sports and/or Business Management.

– A Tennis Australia Junior Development Coaching Certification

  1. (B)Worked in a relevant field and/or has specialist knowledge. This includes, but is not limited to:
  • Experience working as a tennis coach
  • More than 5 years of experience coaching players of different ages and levels


Skills and competencies

  • Customer service focused: committed to providing exceptional customer service across all channels – written, phone and face to face.     
  • Communication: the ability to communicate clearly and conciselyvarying communication style depending upon the audience.
  • Attention to detail: excellent attention to detail and written skills when communicating with others, both internally and externally.
  • Commerciality: ability to apply knowledge in a practical, commercial manner.
  • Teamwork: willingness to assist and support others as required and get on with team members.
  • Time management/organisation: accomplish objectives effectively within time frame given, and carry out administrative duties within portfolio in an efficient and timely manner.

Personal attributes

  • Professional approach.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Confident manner.
  • Positive approach to change.


July 2023