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Tennis Coach
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Principal Responsibilities:

Tennis Coaches are key members of the Health & Wellness team and will report to the Senior Director of Health & Wellness. The primary responsibilities include hands-on-coaching, lesson planning to improve the participants tennis skills for athletes aged 5-18 years old. Tennis Coaches ensure that fair opportunities and the philosophy of the Youth Sports Programs is maintained and provide training for all ages and levels (beginners, advanced and professionals). They are expected to assist in assessing a participant's skills and abilities to help develop strength, coordination, flexibility and increased fitness level. Create and implement lesson plans for group and individual practices and tennis camp for children. Maintain supervision and care of each athlete under the care of the Youth Sports program. Organizing and maintaining tennis equipment. Represent Commonpoint Queens in a positive light at all times.

Minimum Qualifications:

SKILLS AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Manage time well

Multitasking

Show initiative and be able to prioritize

Tennis background a must

Be responsible and trustworthy

Previous experience coaching children

Teach life skills

Develop character

Communicate effectively with administration, parents, players and referees

Manage cleanliness of playing space

Performs any other related duties as assigned by Senior Director

Assisting in equipment set-up and breakdown

Ability to be flexible and to adjust work schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines

Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills

Effective organizational, stress and time management skills

Ability to work with a diverse group of people

Proactive work ethic and ability to perform with minimal supervision

Location: Samuel Field Center 58-20 Little Neck Parkway Little Neck, NY 11362

Salary:

$25/HR

Agency Information:

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 50 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.