Members will be aware that the club has been working to fill the vacant position after Jim Watt left the club as Head of Coaching . A sub committee chaired by Des Allen and including Shirley Coleman , Rosari O Brien , Stephen Twaddell and Michael Byrne have reviewed the club requirements and the Management Committee has approved the recruitment of a new role – Tennis Director which is being advertised from today with a closing date for receipt of applications by 26th February
The role will have a broader remit than previously with four key objectives . viz.:
- Increase participation in tennis through recruitment and retention of new & existing members
- To create a specific new junior performance program & improve our senior program that allows each member to reach his or her full potential at each level.
- Create a games based approach to playing tennis & competition opportunities at all ages & playing levels.
- Address the low numbers of girls & women in the sport of tennis from junior age right up to seniors
A more detailed role description will be published separately
The Management Committee will update members on progress over the coming weeks.
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