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Essex Sport – Performance Sport Programme

At Essex, student athlete development is at the heart of our mission, our programmes are developed with the student athlete at the very centre.  Whether students attend Essex to compete and train at the highest level and go on to sign professional contracts or chose to study at Essex to be part of the wider experience on offer within the wider opportunities of our performance sports, the performance sport programme offers the opportunities to provide students with the skills, training and events to be successful.

The University performance sport programme has set out an ambitious three year plan, with three main ambitions that each sport will work to. Find out what our three main ambitions are in the job pack attached.

The Role and duties

We are seeking a new part-time (30 hours per week) Tennis Performance Coach at our Colchester campus. The successful candidate will be responsible for coaching the Men’s and Women’s first teams in BUCS, recruiting talented athletes to the University and delivering the key targets and ambitions of the University of Essex’s 3 year Tennis Performance Plan.

The post holder will work closely with all Essex Sport staff and both internal and external partners to provide a transformational educational experience to students within the Tennis performance programme.

Qualifications and skills required

The position requires a suitably qualified person with Tennis coaching experience and qualifications, as well as other relevant experience gained within a Tennis setting. Importantly, the position requires enthusiasm and flexibility, ability to work independently and under pressure and a commitment to continuous professional development.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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