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Albany Tennis Park's last holiday program for this summer!

In comparison to usual coaching we are focusing on playing with and against each other in a non competitive environment.

Program: Monday 15th of April to Thursday the 18th of April. (8:30 am -1:00 pm)

Divisions: under 8 years / 9-11 years / 12+ years

Costs: $40.00 a day or $160.00 for the week

For more information or booking contact: Amber-lee



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Experienced Tennis Coach Required


Position title             Assistant Coach

Reporting to             Head Coach, Tennis Plus

Location                     Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand

Start Date                   January 28 2019 (negotiable)


Tennis Plus is seeking an enthusiastic, professional, and reliable experienced coach to work alongside the Head Coach and Assistant Coaches at Ngataringa Tennis Club, Stanley Bay, Devonport, Auckland, NZ. You will coach Mini and Junior programmes and groups as well as adult group and private coaching. 

Ngataringa Tennis Club is a mid-sized club (150 Minis & Juniors & 150 adults), with a true club feeling & an active part of the Devonport Community.  Devonport is a 25 minute drive across the harbour bridge outside of peak traffic times.  Verdant & located at the end of a small peninsula opposite Auckland city, it attracts a stable and affluent market. 

The role is an ongoing position traditionally offering between 15 – 20 hours weekly throughout the year.  We also run popular holiday programmes every school holidays.  Coaches to student ratios are 1 to 6 during the term & a maximum of 1 to 8 for the Holiday Programmes.

Required personal attributes:

●     A genuine love of the game and interest in developing others abilities and potential

●     Confident in interacting, leading and coaching Mini, Junior and adult players

●     Honest, reliable, utterly professional with a ‘can do’ attitude

●     Able to make coaching lessons interesting & fun, while enabling player development


Preferred qualifications and experience

●     Must hold valid legal right to work in NZ (do not apply if you do not hold a valid visa)

●     Previous tennis coaching experience (minimum 1-2 years)

●     Minimum of IFT 1 (or equivalent)

●     Excellent oral English

●     Tennis Hot Shots experience (or equivalent) preferred


If this sounds like you and you are a New Zealand citizen, have residency or hold a current work visa that allows you to be a self-employed contractor according to NZ law then please contact Head Coach Lucien in the first instance via  

Lucien Lemay

Head Coach, Ngataringa Tennis Club and