Head Tennis Professional

We are looking for an individual that has a passion for tennis and wants to help teach our community about the sport
Job Description

Position Title: Head Tennis Professional

Reports to: Tennis Director/ Senior Director of Programming

Department: Tennis

Classification: part-time or full-time, non-exempt 


This position requires a dynamic and energetic leader that is responsible for the program planning and execution, quality control, member involvement, personal administration, risk management, and all other assigned tasks. 


  • Regularly required to stand; walk, and perform athletic movements
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds
  • Flexible hours
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • 2 years tennis instruction experience preferred
  • USPTA or PTR certified preferred
  • Must have strong communication skills and the ability to relate well to the public
  • Must possess a strong understanding of the YMCA mission and have a strong desire to deliver quality service to the community
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills
  • Ideal candidate will be outgoing, compassionate, and considered a "people person" with outstanding customer service skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate the YMCAs tennis vision to the market and to recruit and retain program participants
  • Current certification in CPR and AED; complete trainings in Child Abuse Prevention and Blood Borne Pathogens
Essential Functions
  • Instructs YMCA tennis classes using the YMCA policies and guidelines
  • National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) skill level of 4.5 minimum or above (preferred)
  • Lead and Assist in Adult and Jr. Programming
  • Maintain accurate records
  • Assist with the completion of student progress reports and program evaluation forms
  • Work special events as assigned
  • Assist with YMCA tournaments including tournaments run by the YMCA although not necessarily held at the YMCA
  • Promote tennis program offerings
  • Maintain tennis courts and surrounding areas, including care of equipment
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries in a timely manner
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising. 

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others. 

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members. 

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Required Certifications
  • 2 years tennis instruction experience preferred
  • USPTA or PTR certified preferred
  • Current certification in CPR and AED; complete trainings in Child Abuse Prevention and Blood Borne Pathogens