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Assistant Teaching Professional (Springfield, Mo.)

The Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield, MO is seeking an Assistant Teaching Professional for their expanding tennis programs. This is a full time salaried position. Responsibilities include teaching adult and youth programs, administrative duties, tournament administration, organizing mixers and exchanges, and member customer service. There will be a strong focus on member retention and the long term development of tennis players of all ages and abilities. This position will assist in parent and coaching education sessions. The applicant must have a high moral character, must be highly motivated, willing to learn, and be a team player. This is a unique opportunity to get a well-rounded background in the industry. A PTR or USPTA certification is required.

The award winning Cooper Tennis Complex, a public facility, includes 12 indoor courts, 16 outdoor courts, a 2700 seat stadium court for the WTT team, a weight room, a meeting room, kitchen, and full service pro shop. The facility also houses the USTA Missouri District office. The benefit package includes a salary range of $21,000-$30,000 depending upon experience, up to 50% of private lessons, health insurance, paid vacation, and retirement. Please send a resume no later than February 15, 2014 to Larry Haugness, 2331 E. Pythian, Springfield, MO 65802 or email Lhaugness@springfieldmo.gov. For questions please contact 417-837-5880.  

Two High School Coaching Opportunities

The first position is the assistant varsity coach/head JV coach. Responsibilities are as follows: assist head coach with varsity team, maintain and update tennis website, manage and coach the JV team and provide additional support to both teams as needed. Coaching experience is preferred. Several years of tennis experience is required.

The other position is assistant JV coach. This person directly reports to the head coach and assists the head JV coach with helping improve the new and first time players. Prior coaching experience is preferred and several years of playing experience is required.

Interested candidates should Contact Lucian Biesiadecki,

Head JV Girl's Tennis Coach Position

Local Area private high school looking for a JV Girl's Tennis Coach for the 2014 fall season from August 4th through October 1st. The season consists of a three week preseason from August 4th through August 22nd. Preseason practices will be held on campus from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

Regular season, after school practice and play begins Monday, August 25th (exact time T.B.D). The regular season consists of eight dual matches and one tournament (schedule subject to change). Match format consists of almost exclusive doubles play.

Coach will be responsible for running practices, setting lineups and coaching team during match play, as well as passing the on line Missouri State High School Athletic Association Tennis exam to be eligible to coach. There is an assistant coach to help with the coaching responsibilities. JV Coach will be required to attend occasional staff meetings and will report to Head Varsity Coach.

To encourage play in a fun, yet competitive manner that stresses sportsmanship and hard work.

Candidate should have some competitive play experience, but most of all a love for the sport and enjoy working with high school aged children.

Interested candidates should call Wendi Sock at (314) 749-6124.

Women's Tennis Coach in Nevada, Missouri 

Apply online at http://careers.njcaa.org/jobs/6027776.32

Salary: Starting at $10,000.00
Type: Part-time - Experienced

Cottey College is seeking a Head Women's Tennis Coach for a new program to compete in the 2014-15 school year.  This is a part-time position with a coaching stipend of $5000 per semester.  Duties include recruiting student-athletes, coaching tennis, developing a yearly budget, and complying with NJCAA rules and regulations.  Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, and three references to Dave Ketterman, Athletic Director, Cottey College, 1000 W. Austin, Nevada, MO, 64772.  email:dketterman@cottey.edu; phone 417-667-8181 ext. 2237.

Qualifications include three years previous recruiting, coaching and/or collegiate playing experience, and a proven commitment to the development of a newly approved intercollegiate tennis program.

Additional Salary Information: $5000 coaching stipend for Spring 2014 with additional coaching stipends of $5000 per semester for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015.

Part-time Desk Personnel at West County Tennis Club
A west county tennis club is looking for a part-time desk personnel.  Please call Tom at 314-882-6962 for more information.

Tennis Instructor
Vetta Concord Tennis Center is currently accepting applications for an experienced teaching professional. Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter programing opportunities available. Applicants must be energetic, outgoing, and possess the ability to work with a wide variety of ages and abilities. Please contact Jason at 314-698-6060.

Seasonal Tennis Instructor
The City of Ballwin Parks and Recreation department is looking for a seasonal tennis instructor.  The seasonal tennis instructor is responsible for planning and implementation of tennis activities designed to meet the interest and physical ability of each student.  Candidate must be available to teach some evenings and Saturday mornings.  Hourly pay rate between $10 and $30 per hour based on qualifications and experience.  Approximately 5 – 10 hours per week.  Obtain an application at The Pointe at Ballwin Commons front desk or online.  Position open until filled.
Contact: Chris Conway, Recreation Manager
For more information please call (636) 207-2352
The City of Ballwin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Note: Some or all of these positions may have been filled at the time this story was published. Please call the listed contact for information.