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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.

 


TGA hiring for 2018-19 school year (and beyond)
TGA "Teach, Grow, Achieve" Premier Tennis is a tennis enrichment franchise that is located all around the country, is partnered with the USTA, and has taught thousands of students grades K-8 since 2013. Our core focus in Douglas County, CO is in after school enrichment programs located at elementary schools, followed by summer/fall/spring break camps at partner facilities.

Must be available at least 3 business days/week from 3-5 PM. Must be a good communicator and work well with children! No experience necessary - we will train you. High School students that can drive, tennis enthusiasts, coaches, teachers, those that simply like working with kids are all encouraged to apply!

JOB SITE:

  • Enrichment Programs: Douglas County School District; Highlands Ranch, Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Parker
  • Summer Camps: Lone Tree, Parker

DAYS AND HOURS:

  • Enrichment Programs: Monday through Friday during school year, 3-5 PM / Must be available at least three days a week for 6-week periods
  • School Break Camps: Monday through Friday, 8-Noon
COMPENSATION:
  • Assistants start at $13.
  • Head Coaches start $22.
  • Extra pay for long commutes (over 15 miles)
  • Signing bonus of $200 for head coaches - $50 in first paycheck after first class and $150 after session (no missed classes), assistants $100, $25 in first check and $75 after session (no missed classes)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ensure the safety and satisfaction of the students and parents as a #1 priority
  • Be enthusiastic! We're playing tennis and helping kids learn the sport!
  • Help disseminate information concerning TGA and its program offerings
  • Be on call through cell phone during all scheduled hours
  • Training/Background Checks (TGA Program and Lesson Certification (once on job); Background Check (prior to employment)
  • Reliable transportation

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Maintain a professional appearance and provide a positive company image to the public and membership

DUTIES:

  • Set-up, assist in execution, and breakdown tennis lessons at schools

BENEFITS:

  • Workers Compensation
  • Unemployment Insurance

Email Anastassiya Zherdeva for details or to apply.

Posted 8/20/2018.


Meadow Creek seeking help
Meadow Creek Tennis and Fitness Club in Lakewood is looking for an outgoing, energetic, friendly and reliable person for several weekly shifts as a customer service receptionist at our front desk. This is the perfect job for someone who loves tennis and wants to be around it. The benefits include free club membership and free indoor tennis court time!

Duties include answering phones, greeting customers, making court reservations, organizing court and other tennis program information, and making our customers feel warm and welcome.

We are also looking for a morning person to open the club at 6am on Monday and Thursday mornings as well as an additional person to work Friday and Saturday evening shifts. The right candidate could also be responsible for all four shifts. This is a Permanent Part Time position, offering between 12 and 25 hours per week. Compensation includes hourly wage, commissions, free club membership and free indoor tennis court time.

If you are interested, please call Margaret at 303/232-6272 Ext. 17 to apply.

Posted 8/20/2018.


High Altitude Tennis looking for coach

High Altitude Tennis (HAT) is a unique, fast growing, locally owned, tennis academy with a relentless mission to grow junior tennis in the Denver Metro Area. HAT is searching for a part-time position (M-F, 3pm - 5pm) ideal for a tennis enthusiast who is excited to give back and share their love of the great game of tennis with kids 10 and under. This instigator of fun will be a RESPONSIBLE, RELIABLE, HIGH ENERGY, self starter who loves inspiring and teaching life lessons through tennis to kids between the ages of 5-10 years old. $15–$30/hour.

Working with HAT is easy ... we provide all ASP (after school program) coaches with all the equipment and training necessary to run kids group classes (racquets, portable nets, balls, etc) at elementary schools throughout Denver. We provide coaches with a framework of daily gameplans to make planning group sessions a breeze and stress-free.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED Experience
  • Have played tennis at a 3.5 level or above, and/or some experience teaching tennis lessons.
 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Other Characteristics

  • Reliable, reliable, reliable!
  • Fun, fun, fun!
  • Passionate about working with and creating a fun, supportive environment for kids ages 5-10 years old.
  • Ability to take direction and learn new things.
  • Experience creating fresh daily tennis game-plans.
  • Ability to contact and manage assistant coaches.
  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly, outgoing, and positive attitude.
  • Ability to build positive relationship with members and staff.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional, tactful manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and learn quickly
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the game of tennis
  • Effective teaching styles and techniques

Please send resume to info@highaltitudetennis.com.

Posted 6/25/2018


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


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


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


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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