Director of Sport/Tennis - Hampton ESG

The Position


Tennis England is looking for an energetic and passionate director of sport. The ideal candidate must have a desire to improve other skills as we would put them through the leadership programme – The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.


  • The club has 12 school’s links where we coach mainly tennis sessions with also gymnastics and multi-sports sessions, which you coach and manage the team in the club and school classes.
  • Together with the club and school programmes we have over 400 children doing classes with us in the Hampton area.
  • Coaching will involve sessions in the club, schools and private one to one tennis coaching.
  • Manage a team of tennis, gymnastic and sport coaches working at the club and school programmes.
  • Developing and growing the club through new school links, new classes and getting more players developing their tennis by doing a 2nd class with us.
  • Working with assistant coaches in classes to help them progress as coaches and continue to build the strong team ethic.
  • 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 tennis to feed the ESG High Performance Academy.
  • Deliver high quality individual lessons.



Tennis England will fund a % of future LTA Coaching Qualifications.


  • £22 - £25 per hour for group coaching
  • £25 - £30 per hour for private coaching
  • From £80 per day for holiday camps
  • £8.25 per hour for 15 hours of office time
  • £15 fee for each child that is recruited to do a second class in the club program from a school class.
  • £15 fee for each child that is recruited from a tennis holiday camp into a club class.
  • Potential of becoming a profit share partner in the club, depending on performance.


  • Leadership Program of courses which we fund for you to attend. These include:


- 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

- Outstanding Leadership

- 5 Choices of Productivity

- Leading at the Speed of Trust

- The Leader in Me


For more information on our 7 Habits training -


To be successful in the above positions the following key character and skills are required;


  • LTA Level 3 Minimum
  • Be able to drive and have a car
  • At least 3 years of tennis coaching experience
  • Fluent in English
  • You need to have a love for working with children
  • Great communication skills and a “can do” attitude.
  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail combined with a passion for learning and self-improvement.
  • Ideally located in or near the area.
  • Be willing to work hard
  • Good tennis playing level.


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