Tennis Coach, Luton, Bedfordshire

Part Time |  Luton



Luton Parks, Luton, Bedfordshire



LTA Accredited Level 2 or above



£25,000 – £30,000

Job Description

This is an employed position with National Tennis Association as Head of  Luton Parks Tennis – Immediate start.

The role is a part time role between core group delivery and individual coaching hours, but could easily be a full time position for the right candidate. 

On-court delivery consists of School/Club links, LTA Youth Start through to Adult group sessions. The successful candidate will be able to deliver an individual coaching business. There are no court fees to deliver individual coaching and the successful candidate will run a self-employed coaching business alongside delivering a group coaching programme.

The successful candidate will quickly build a minimum of 10-15 hours of regular individual coaching sessions, which will be supported with marketing by NTA.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To deliver and maintain a high quality, all-round coaching programme that caters for all ages and abilities.
  • To deliver an initial minimum of 9 hours straight away, of core group coaching per week and be available for individual coaching delivery. There is an opportunity to increase the 9 hours to 18 in July. Full description available during the interview process.
  • To assess the programme quality and check results regularly alongside the Programme Manager where necessary to ensure the programme and venues usage continues to grow.
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required, such as coach meetings and off court training.
Hours and Compensation:
  • Full-time role with 9 hours per week plus up to 10-15 hours of individual coaching.
  • Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience.
  • Potential additional income from personal coaching, competitions, camps, and community outreach is estimated at £12,000 – £16,000 per year.
  • Total combined income between £25,000 – £30,000
  • Retain 100% income from self-employed individual coaching with no court fees.
  • Five weeks paid holiday.
  • Personal Development Plan with NTA Management and CDP courses.
  • Workplace perks including cinema and supermarket discounts.
  • All necessary equipment provided.
  • Racket Ambassadorship with Tecnifibre.
  • Adidas sponsorship, including paid clothing and 50% off all Adidas products.
Ideal Candidate:
  • LTA Qualified and Accredited Level 2 coach or higher.
  • Passionate about tennis with a solid coaching background.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Committed to personal development and community growth in tennis.
Person Specification:


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an Accredited LTA Coach.
  • Ability to tailor sessions to various skill levels and ensure a dynamic, engaging learning environment.
  • Commitment to safeguarding policies and promoting a positive, inclusive sporting environment.

Off-Court Responsibilities:

  • Strong planning skills for developing and executing long-term programme growth.
  • Ability to engage with NTA management, schools and parents.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

General Skills and Qualities:

  • Dedication to personal and professional development, staying current with tennis coaching trends, sports management, and customer service.
Overview of Venue:

Luton Parks Tennis offers tennis opportunities in Luton at Wardown Park, Memorial Park and Lewsey Park.

About NTA:

National Tennis Association (NTA) has supported UK tennis since 2004 as a social enterprise and LTA National Partner. Our mission is to attract more people to tennis and empower coaches to succeed through a wide range of management solutions and programmes. Our team of over 50 dedicated professionals prioritises positive, rewarding environments to achieve impactful results.

Why join us?
🚀  Key moment to join National Tennis in term of growth and opportunities
💆‍♀️  Our people matter, work-life balance is important at National Tennis
📚  Fast-learning environment, entrepreneurial and strong team spirit
💵  Competitive salary package and performance related pay, plus retain 100% income via individual coaching with no court fees. We even provide the balls!
⭐️  Staff perks – discounts at over 30,000 of your favorite brands
🎾  Sponsorship opportunities with our partners Adidas and Tecnifibre
💚  Personal Development Plans, internal CPD and grow your career at National Tennis
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please email a covering letter and your CV to