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USTA Colorado provides the Job Listings as a free service to the Colorado tennis community. To list a job opening, please send information to Kurt Desautels.

The listing will run until USTA Colorado is notified to remove it.

 


Denver Tennis Park looking for right candidates
The Denver Tennis Park Inc. is an independent not for profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to serving Denver youth through tennis programs that foster whole-child development. Expected completion of DTP’s indoor/outdoor facilities (13 courts) is Fall, 2018. Denver Public Schools and the University of Denver supported the inception of the DTP and are key beneficiaries. 

 

General Manager
Characteristics and skills supporting the General Manager’s success:

  • Integrity, character, and an exemplary work ethic
  • Quality and customer service experience orientation
  • Tech, business, and operations savvy
  • Good steward of talent
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication abilities
  • Demonstrable commitment to serving all youth equitably
  • Values working with diverse communities
  • Fosters collegial environment and has good sense of humor
  • 3+ years of general management / operations management experience, preferably at a tennis or sports facility
  • Tennis staff, business, and facilities management experience
  • Strong familiarity with club management software
  • Bachelor's degree

Responsibilities of General Manager

  • Define and administer operational policies and practices of the DTP in accordance with best practices and operating agreements of the organization
  • Hire, develop, manage, and empower facility staff in alignment with mission
  • Collaborative orchestration and then oversight of master facility schedule
  • In conjunction with leadership, develop strategic goals; ensure effective systems to evaluate programs and report regularly on progress toward meeting goals
  • Manage marketing efforts – both digital and traditional – and collaborate with Tennis Director to maximize court usage rates and ensure quality experiences
  • Inspect courts/facilities on a daily-basis and verify all needed maintenance has been reported, performed and the courts are in a safe working order
  • Represent the DTP vision to internal and external stakeholders

?Potential start date:  August 2018

Compensation:  Dependent upon qualifications

 

Tennis Director
Characteristics and skills supporting the Tennis Director’s success:

  • Integrity, character, and an exemplary work ethic
  • Commitment to serving all youth equitably
  • Focus on whole child development – mental resilience, mentorship, sportsmanship, athleticism, and sport-life balance
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication abilities,
  • Values working in diverse communities
  • Fosters positive environment with collegiality and has sense of humor
  • At least 3 years of Tennis Director experience with strong youth focus
  • Tennis/youth programs staff management experience
  • Experience with youth-serving and whole-child development programs and organizations
  • USPTA or USPTR certified and familiarity with USTA junior programs
  • Program budget development experience
  • Bachelor's degree

Responsibilities of Tennis Director

  • Design and implement initial youth tennis programs which develop the ‘whole-child – sportsmanship, nutrition, mental resilience – and promote DTP’s mission to serve all kids while maintaining an economically self-sustainable organization
  • Plan and oversee youth tennis clinics, special events, and tournaments as appropriate
  • Effectively balance time between focusing on the development, planning and supervision of youth programs
  • Collaborate with leadership to develop DTP strategic goals; ensure effective evaluation and reporting on programs related to those goals
  • Facilitate forecasting of participants + financials for programs aligned with strategic goals
  • Recruit, hire, manage, evaluate, empower and motivate tennis staff in alignment with youth-focused mission
  • Inspect courts/facilities on a daily basis and verify all needed maintenance has been reported, performed and the courts are in a safe working order
  • Post year one, may take charge of creating and running larger portfolio of programs beyond youth tennis: League Play, Adaptive, Womens Programs, Seniors Programs, etc

Potential start date:  August or September 2018

Compensation:  Dependent upon qualifications

Please submit a resume with at least two references, a cover letter and any other pertinent materials to applications@denvertennispark.org. Please no phone calls.

Posted 6/17/2018

 


Peak to Peak Charter School needs coaches
Peak to Peak Charter School in Louisville is hiring the following positions:

Head Boys Tennis Coach
Head Girls Tennis Coach

Assistant Boys Tennis Coach

 

Posted 5/30/2018


Tennis Professional Wanted
Meadow Creek Tennis and Fitness Club is one of Denver’s largest year-round tennis facilities with 7 indoor and 3 outdoor hard courts, 2 platform tennis courts, indoor pickleball, fitness center and other amenities. We offer a wide variety of adult and junior programs, tournaments, leagues, drills, and special events that are held year-round.

We are seeking a self-motivated, organized, and energetic Tennis Professional with a positive attitude to join our staff. This is a full time, year-round position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, programming and instructing adult and junior lessons (both private and group), leading drill classes, Cardio Tennis and team practices as well as the ability to plan and run tournaments using the latest USTA TDM software. Recent collegiate level or higher match play experience and USPTA certification is preferred. CPR certification is required. A background check will be run on successful applicants prior to employment begins. Compensation package includes health insurance, paid vacation and IRA investment matching.

Please send resume with references to info@meadowcreektennis.com. No phone calls please.

Posted 5/15/2018


University of Northern Colorado – Head Women’s Tennis Coach
UNC, a Division I member of the Big Sky Conference located in Greeley, CO just 50 miles north of Denver and a short drive from the Rocky Mountains, seeks a head coach for women’s tennis. This is a full-time, exempt, benefits eligible position responsible for all aspects of the women’s tennis program, including but not limited to: recruitment of qualified student-athletes, planning and executing all practices, match day coaching, scheduling, budget management, fundraising activities and adherence to all NCAA, Conference and University of Northern Colorado rules. 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and references to David.Sabolcik@UNCO.edu and apply at https://careers.unco.edu/ (posting pending). The University of Northern Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted 5/11/2018


Foothills hiring junior tennis coach

Foothills Park & Recreation District is looking for a Tennis Coach to teach classes to youth players ages 5-13. May classes are in the evening 5-6:30, Mon-Thur. Summer classes are Mon-Thur from 9am-1pm. These are beginner to advanced beginner level classes. Minimum age – 16. If interested please contact Wes Dulin at 303-409-2613.

Posted 4/30/2018


Gates Tennis Center hiring tennis professionals

Gates Tennis Center, an extremely high-volume, 20 court outdoor facility located in Cherry Creek is looking to immediately hire experienced, energetic, and motivated tennis professionals to join our staff. Denver and the metro area is very popular and if you’ve ever considered moving to Colorado, now might be a great opportunity. Gates Tennis Center is the premier public facility in Denver, Colorado with unlimited potential for lessons and growth. Compensation varies based on experience, but the right candidate can expect to make $1,500+ per week. We are committed to helping you grow your clientele quickly, and this is a unique opportunity where you would be “walking into” at least 20 hours per week. Please send your resume and a personalized cover letter to ted@gatestenniscenter.info. To give yourself an advantage, please discuss in your cover letter 1) Your connection/interest in Denver, Colorado and 2) Your connection/interest to this specific job listing.

Posted 3/21/2018


Tennis Center at Steamboat looking for High-Performance Tennis Coach

The Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs is currently seeking to hire a high-performance (HP) tennis coach. The HP coach works under the direction of the Tennis Center’s Leadership team to help design, organize, and deliver high quality tennis programming to clinic and camp participants. In addition to serving as a HP tennis coach, this position manages one or more clinics and/or camps and other revenue-generating initiatives.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide a tennis program that caters to all participants including, but not limited to, private lessons, group lessons, clinics, social tennis and free play.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of instructional plans.
  • Take charge and/or assist in on-court activities.
  • Be a role model in consistently showing a high level of respect to each participant, being conscious of equal treatment and attention, and promoting a sense of camaraderie and inclusiveness.
  • Bring a sense of enthusiasm, preparedness and commitment to ensure quality programming.
  • Participate in evaluations of programs and participants as needed.
  • Continuous monitoring of the health and safety of each participant, ensuring that they are kept to the highest standards both on and off the courts.
  • Primary responsibility for the maintenance, repair and security of The Tennis Center of  Steamboat Springs equipment and the satisfactory appearance of grounds to meet client expectations.
  • Work as part of a team to set up, break down, and pack up tennis equipment each day, and be proactive in providing assistance as needed to all participants using the equipment.
  • Assist with maintaining the tennis courts and common areas, keeping areas clean of trash, store equipment neatly and in an orderly fashion.
  • Adhere to all Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs policies and procedures.
  • Participate in all training and continuing educational activities as directed.
  • Attend staff meetings as directed.
  • Come to work dressed neatly and professionally, in appropriate tennis clothing.
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of tennis tournaments.
  • Promote and encourage student participation in all Tennis Center programs and events (NJTL, JTT, clinic parties/fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, etc.).
  • Participate in or volunteer for special events where the coaches’ presence or on court assistance is needed.
  • Exhibit a willingness to travel with The Tennis Center at Steamboat participants to tournaments and/or on trips.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  •  Competitive tennis play from collegiate play D1, D2 or 5.0 club level
  • Ability to manage groups effectively and efficiently
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to be a positive role model to participants
  • Demonstrated reliability and responsibility
  • PTR or USTPA  certification or ability to obtain in 6 months
  • Well-developed capacity to work effectively in a dynamic team setting with a diverse group of passionate people.

Interested candidates should send resume to Bill Conway.

Posted 3/7/2018


Northfield HS ready to play tennis

Northfield High School, the latest comprehensive high school to open in Denver Public Schools, began with 200 freshmen in 2015. As of 2018-2019, NHS will have all four classes with an estimated student body of 850 students. The Nighthawks are ready to start their tennis program and need a coach ready to kickstart a fun, competitive program! Apply for Fall 2018 Boys Tennis Coach (Job #25768). Girls Tennis Coach will be needed for Spring 2019.

For more information, contact NHS Athletics & Activities Coordinator Micah Porter

Posted 3/6/2018


Colorado Athletic Club Monaco looking for a Tennis Director

CAC Monaco seeking a Tennis Director who will oversee the club tennis program, which includes developing, implementing, and marketing all club tennis programs for individuals and groups of all ages. Also recruit, hire and develop tennis department associates to ensure state of the art tennis instruction.

Qualifications: 1-3 years as Head Tennis Professional with prior supervisory/management experience. 10+ year’s tennis experience in competitive play and 5+ years teaching experience. Four year college degree preferred. Membership in either the USPTA or the USPTR organization. Excellent communication skills including oral, written and listening. Ability to motivate, organize and lead others to achieve objectives.

Additional Requirements: Private country club or tennis club experience a plus. Understanding of accounting and budget functions. Independent / innovative / entrepreneurial thinker. Outgoing/personable/friendly. Ability to work a flexible schedule.

Interested candidates should email their resume to kzarlengo@wellbridge.com.

Posted 2/25/2018


Lakewood Park seeks instructors
Lakewood Park Tennis Center (LPTC) is experiencing growth and hiring multiple Tennis Professional positions. Started in 2015, LPTC is an 8 court public facility just a few miles from Denver(Kipling and Alameda). Going into its 4th year, LPTC is excited to share the growth of their up-and-coming club with these new positions. We are immediately looking to hire multiple enthusiastic, motivated Adult and Junior instructors to help with LPTC’s growing demand for group classes and private lessons. LPTC is part of three tennis clubs run by Hitman Sports Management (Gates Tennis Center in Denver and Pueblo Tennis Center). We are committed to helping you grow your clientele quickly; this is a unique opportunity to “hit the ground running”.

LPTC is open year round; and the position is full time through November. (Three winter months are typically part-time and hours vary with limited indoor opportunity.) Multiple in-season teaching positions available. Compensation is negotiable and depends on experience; commonly exceeds $1,200/week in-season. Bonus opportunities available; compensation packages that share the growth of LPTC will be available with the right candidate. Management training opportunities also available, please inquire. Please send resume and cover letter (or additional questions) to libby@lakewoodparktennis.com.

Posted 1/29/2018


 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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