Club/Coach Relationships

An effective club/coach relationship is an integral element of successful tennis club operations. On this page you will find resources to assist you with the appointment, ongoing relationship and re-appointment of your club’s coach.

Get your Participation Leader involved early in the process of appointing or re-appointing a coach. They will be able to provide you with specialised assistance tailored to your club’s requirements.

  • The key to a creating a win-win partnership between club and coach is to ace the three phases in managing your coaching services arrangement at your club. This guide takes you through the phases of tender and appointment, ongoing relationship, and review and renewal.
  • A strong club coach relationship is integral to the success of a club. This document is a guide to determining just how strong that relationship is and what you can do to strengthen it to ultimately drive participation at your club.
  • When determining your next club/coach agreement, use the club services description to help with what to look for in a coach and what role you want the coach to play in achieving your club goals. This is a handy document to attach to coach advertisements.
  • You have a pool of candidates who have applied for the role of your club coach, now it is time to interview them. Use this guide to help you ask the right questions and make the right call on your next club coach.
  • Are you looking to advertise for a new club coach? Follow this link to post a vacancy advert on our tennis website which is viewed by Tennis Australia Coach Members and our qualified coach network. This is the best way to advertise your vacancy.
  • Tennis Australia have recently updated the club/coach agreement to make it easier for clubs and coaches to formalise a win-win partnership that outlines clear roles and responsibilities of both parties that can be prepared in quicker time and delivers a more concise agreement. Read this document to view the steps to access the template.

    Note this service is for clubs in Victoria only. If you are from another state please contact the relevant tennis organisation in your state.
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