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Personal Tennis Hitting & Training Partner

6 November 2019

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Country: USA
State: Tennessee

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Personal Tennis Hitting & Training Partner
Family in Memphis, Tennessee is looking for a Personal Tennis Hitting & Training Partner.

Position Overview:
Location: Atlanta, GA or Memphis, TN

Summer/Fall Position – Start/End date: August-August (actual dates TBD)

Description: We are looking for college aged individuals or slightly older professionals who are interested in the mentoring and training an young professional tennis player currently competing in ITF and ATP tournaments. We are looking for someone to provide creative and unique match-specific training and skill development. We want someone who will concentrate on the following:

Advanced tennis training: match play and competition simulation along with counseling and recommendations on drills/exercises to help improve decision making and shot accuracy.

Advanced technical training: improve power, strength, and accuracy of serves and returns. Improve the accuracy of groundstrokes, mid court shots and net game as to aid in ending and winning points faster and more efficiently while maintaining stamina to compete at a high level for entire matches/tournaments.

Advance competition training: 1 on 1 and match play, offensive & defensive point play, point play as both server & returner, beginning and finishing points effectively and efficiently.

Requirements:
Must be willing to work weekday mornings/afternoons/evenings.
Must be able to play one on one.
Must be unique, creative, and mentally & physically engaging.

Essential Job Functions:
Create a game simulation training session and effectively train for competition.
Knowledge of and ability to demonstrate and teach elite tennis skills.
Demonstrate and teach a variety of offensive and defensive tennis techniques.
You are encouraged to show demonstrations of how drills/skills are to be performed.
Communicate effectively and enthusiastically with the athlete.
Have a plan to increase participation in the program.
Run an effective off-season program.
Assist the athlete with attaining long and short term personal and performance goals, with the ultimate goal always being to improve skill set, ranking, accumulate match and tournament wins.
A good understanding of sports health & wellness is a plus.
Conduct 2-3 hours long individual skill training sessions, one-two times per day.
Conduct endurance/cardio tennis workouts to improve stamina for match play.
– Atlanta, GA or Memphis, TN area candidates only.
– Played ITF or ATP levels are preferred.
– Have a high level of understanding/passion for the game. Having played beyond high school level at a D1, DII or DII is a plus.
– Have flexible working hours, willing to work weekdays and weekends.
– Coaching and training experience recommended.

How to apply:
Please send your resume and a brief summary on why you would be a fit for the role to the email provided. Must pass a background check.

Brief About the player: He is a blue chip/ 5 star when he was playing juniors and still can play juniors. Played an Atp Challenger when he was 16. Just turned 18. Trains with a well-know Atp player and WTA player still on the tour and was coached as well by the atp player farther for 5 years.

Can’t wait to discuss more with you and hope we can make something happen!

Tagged as: ATP or ITF experience preferred.

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