Head Tennis Coach Responsibilities
The head tennis coach responsibilities include supervising the performance of the tennis players and giving them tips on how to play better tennis. A head tennis coach also administrates and directs other junior tennis coaches with enhancing the performances of the players. He/she ensures that all the requirements of the players are met, so that they can perform to the best of their abilities.
He/she makes sure that he/she brings the best out of the players, leading them towards emerging victorious in different tennis tournaments and competitions. A head tennis coach gives advice to the players with respect to what has to be done before, during and after the tournaments in order to ensure that the superiority of the players are upheld or maintained for a long time.
A head tennis coach has the following key responsibilities that he/she executes on a daily basis:
Key Responsibilities of Head Tennis Coach
- Documenting various requirements that need to be fulfilled so that the players can regularly practise tennis.
- Arranging tennis tournaments and competition services that enable the players to give their best.
- Supervising the training and drill activities of the tennis players and enhancing their health and fitness in order to ensure that they remain in their best forms throughout the year and bag trophies for their respective nations, concerned organizations or head coach.
- Supervising and overseeing the movement or transfer of local tennis players from one place to another in order to make them participate in all the tennis events and tournaments that are held outside.
- Interacting with the sports administrator in order to arrange tennis competitions at the location of the players, getting trained under him/her.
- Organizing the search of certain elements that enable the players to be contending in nature and defeat their opponents.
- Organizing the required conditions and services that enable the tennis players coming from outside to adjust to the surroundings of the local players and play comfortably.
- Enhancing the 'contending' attitude of the tennis players that help them get motivated and play better.
- Hiring certified candidates who are athletes by profession in coordination with the admittance office in order to assist or aid the contending tennis players.
- Arranging placement drives inside and outside the competitive location in order to encourage new talented tennis players to join the organization, with which he/she is attached and promoting tennis.
- Inspiring young students to play tennis and recognizing talented players from them.
- Interacting with the talented players and discovering their hidden strengths and capabilities by following the rules and principles of sports.
- Creating, enhancing and enforcing the monetary funds of the tennis players to their benefits.
- Specifying the amount of monetary funds required for the players under him/her, with respect to their training, dress code and tennis equipment.
- Taking charge of the above for the players and specifying the dangers that may stop the players from performing well to the sports administrator.
- Guiding the players from time to time and constantly increasing their confidence levels.
- Observing the tennis ground or sports conditions where the players practice and modifying and enhancing the same to facilitate good performance of the players.
- Arranging conferences and seminars with the players, wherein they are told to address the media and their fans.
- Instructing the players in order to enhance their skills and expertise over tennis.
- Providing them with unique techniques, methods and procedures that help them to win the matches and perform better.
- Arranging tennis events and programs and ensuring their efficiency and functionality that are bound to attract visitors and young sportsmen in large numbers.
- Coping up with his/her own differences, settling the differences between the players and dealing with differences within the organizational associates who administer tennis being played in their area.
- Noticing tennis coaches working under him/her, planning their job roles and functions, according to their suitability and enforcing the same in order to ensure outstanding results and outputs.
- Administering the coaches to get customers and create tennis institutions.
- Conveying his/her organization's messages clearly and properly to the players and other people participating in tennis tournaments, events and programs.
- Developing and planning the enforcement of tennis term programs in discussion with the sports and organizational supervisor and administrator.
- Choosing and admitting new candidates for and to his/her organization and visiting the programming administrator of the organization on a daily basis to know about the latest tennis trends, techniques and news.
- Upholding the sports performance and tennis records of the players and managing some directive roles and functions.
- Deciding the kind of tennis products and commodities required by the players and keeping an eye on the former.
- Greeting and interacting politely and kindly with the customers and clarifying their doubts on the game.
- Executing all other roles and job duties that fall within his/her administration and supervision.
Qualifications and Skills Required
In order to execute the duties and responsibilities of a head tennis coach, a candidate must have a bachelor's degree, but a master's degree would always be desirable. He/she must have been a tennis coach at a high school or college for a minimum of three years.
Apart from these qualifications and experience, he/she should be well familiar with Microsoft Office, although training would be provided to him/her in the organization that h/shee joins. In his graduate or post graduate degree, he/she must have majored in physical education or sports management or in a similar branch.
He/she must also be well acquainted with the general rules and regulations of the tennis federation of that place.
A head tennis coach is usually seen practising tennis skills and teaching and instructing the same to his/her players on lawn tennis grounds. He/she generally guides his players and makes them play and exercise abunduntly in order to build their stamina, muscles and strength.
He/she accompanies the players throughout the day and trains them for around six to seven hours, each day. He/she works in a hardworking, fast and dynamic ambience, under all weather conditions.
A head tennis coach draws a gross annual salary of around USD 35, 000 on an average. But this salary can deviate greatly, depending on the establishment, workplace, his/her performance, years of expertise with a reputed organization and number of qualifications.
Thus, the head tennis coach responsibilities include taking care of the tennis players, instructing them on how to play well and ensuring that their performances in tennis tournaments and competitions are exemplary.