ANTS School and Program Coach
ANTS strives to make positive life changing impacts on the lives of children through the sport of tennis! Our main goal is to have fun and a positive impact on the children, programs, and entities we become involved with.
ANTS coaches must have a fun personality and an open understanding of the larger themes we are promoting. A love for the game of tennis and a passion for youth development as your lifestyle is a must.
PAY: Competitive hourly for head coaches with great opportunities to move up within the organization.
Practices and Play are held 1 day/wk sometime between Mon-Fri. You may also coach multiple schools!
Most Practices and Play sessions are 1 hr. long and are held between the hours of 2:30pm and 6:00pm, and it is often the case we have multiple teams practicing back to back hours!
Seasons last for entire school year. (Fall to Spring)
Being an ANTS Coach is a great way to get involved with children and the community!
All Coach Training is provided by ANTS.
Responsible & Professional: Arrive on time to each practice, keeps accurate attendance, and neat in appearance.
Communication: Have STRONG communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
Enthusiastic & Fun: MUST enjoy & interact well with young children, and help make the ANTS Tennis the highlight of their day!
Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
Tennis Knowledge: Tennis experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not required; however, having a passion & familiarity with tennis or sports is desired.
Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites.
Background Check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan). TB test (within the last year) and CPR certification is a plus. Candidates who have worked in the preschool/elementary school setting and have completed ECE units are desired; though not required.
Not Required, but always a plus:
Bilingual: Spanish, Cantonese, and Mandarin are all a plus! Please let us know if you speak a second language!