ESG Director of Tennis - Egham, Surrey

The Company – England Sports Group

Ex-professional tennis player, Clinton Lamprecht founded the England Sports Group in 1991. The company has been coaching children sport since then when the first club was opened at Hampton School, Middlesex. The England Sports Group has four strong divisions; ESG Schools, Tennis England, Camp England, and Gymnastics England.

Today the England Sports group provides sports coaching for children in 10 clubs and at more than 50 schools. More than 2000 children are coached each week in sports and the arts such as tennis, football, hockey, gymnastics, netball, dance, and drama.

 

Vision

The role builds multiple skills within you enabling you to build a business with the opportunity to become a Partner in the business. It all starts with you; our core philosophy is that you must work harder on yourself than on your business because it is only when you change and grow that you will be able impact your business results. Your life and your business is a complete reflection of your philosophy and skills. ESG has a strong emphasis on personal and professional development with numerous training programmes.

 

The Position

Self-employed Director of Tennis and entrepreneur that will be based at a highly impressive & prestigious venue, where there are 8 tennis courts, (expanding to 12 in 2017) 4 of which are floodlit, Sports Hall, 3G pitch, astro-turf pitch & basketball court.  The Director will be responsible for growing & delivering a successful schools programme in the area, a full-term time junior programme, adult coaching sessions during the day, LTA tournaments, all year-round school holiday tennis & multi-sport camps.

 

Developing Multiple Skills within You: Training Provided over three years

 

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Outstanding Leadership
  • 5 Choices of Productivity
  • Leading at the Speed of Trust
  • The Leader in Me
  • Winning Customer Loyalty: the 7 Habits of Outstanding Customer Service
  • Leading Customer Loyalty
  • Sales Performance
  • Get Inspired
  • Gymnastics Coaching Qualification
  • Netball Coaching Qualification
  • ESG booking system training

 

8 courts, 4 of which floodlit.  Expanding to 12 courts in 2017.

Job Specification

Coaching programme

  • Build and develop junior & adult tennis programmes at the club.
  • Establish new school links to develop the Egham, Staines, Virginia Water & Windsor area.
  • Lead classes at the club and schools with a team of coaches working with you.
  • Running and managing tennis and multi-sport holiday camps.
  • Running LTA tournaments.

Junior development

  • Develop a strong performance programme to compliment the club and school programmes.
  • Actively support and encourage juniors to start competing in competition in ESG tournaments and other LTA sanctioned tournaments.
  • Identify young talent amongst the juniors and getting them to play more to tennis.

Development of the Club

  • Manage a team of coaches which will include recruiting, scheduling, and training.
  • Developing ideas to improve the number of participating juniors and members of the club at both term time and holiday camps.
  • Build a strong and long term relationship with Royal Holloway University, with both their Management team and staff members.

 

To Be Successful

Ambitious and highly motivated individual to grow a highly successful club.

LTA Level 4 Licensed Coach ideally, or Level 3 prepared to work towards Level 4 in 2017.

Experience at growing a successful coaching programme.

LTA Tournament Referee qualified or prepared to get qualified in 2017.

Passion for learning and self-improvement

Highly personal with exceptional communication skills

Must be willing to relocate if not currently living in the area.

Professional image

Reliable & Punctual

A love for working with children

Positive ‘Can Do Mental Attitude’

Willingness to work hard

Good tennis playing level

Fluent in the English language is essential

Enhanced DBS checked

Paediatric First Aid Qualified desirable

Please email your CV & Covering Letter to Rob Cook – Director of Sport

recruitment@englandsportsgroup.com

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