WimX Opportunities

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Current Vacancies

WIMX Tennis Academy Interim Head of Strength & Conditioning

12 week contract – Jan 14th Start

Introduction
WimX is looking for an ambitious and energetic S&C coach to head up our S&C team and continue to grow our S&C provision. This position is interim and would initially working approximately 35 hours over 5 days (mon to Friday)
WimX Academy works out of several venues and this role would include work at The Connaught Club plus one or two other venues

Job Specification
The WimX Academy wish to engage a self-employed strength and conditioning coach to join its team of coaches in managing and delivering full training support to aspiring elite tennis players.
Initially this will be a 12 week position with a view to it becoming permanent if the right candidate is appointed. For this period the payment would be £400 per week.
WimX is an established academy currently working with a number of apiring junior tennis players as well as providing full tennis services to adults and children of all ages and abilities in the northeast London area. We also run the University of East London High Performance Tennis Program.
The head of strength and conditioning would be tasked with optimising the physical development of our athletes by managing and delivering a professional training system within the academy.
WimX is a team environment where coaches exchange ideas and work closely to establish best practice. The head of S&C would work closely with the tennis coaches and other interns/assistants as well as our support partners such as the sports science department at the University of East London.
We would expect the head of S&Cʼs responsibilities to include:
• Management of S&C staff
• Co-ordination of all fitness testing and screening
• Individual goal setting and monitoring
• Intern recruitment and training
• Financial tracking and growth
Working with various leisure industry partners there is scope for growth in our S&C provision outside of the academy and therefore we are seeking a candidate with entrepreneurial flair and a bonus payment system will be considered.
Other requirements are a relevant degree and sports industry qualification and living in close proximity to the academy.
A teaching qualification such as PETLS is preferred but not essential.
The successful candidate will become part of a growing team within the WimX group, a learning provider, creating and offering valuable experiences and exciting opportunities for both staff and clients.

Application Details
We will be meeting short listed clients between the 7th -12th January so the window is very short! We won’t wait for the deadline to shortlist so may appoint someone before the closing date so don’t delay if you are interested.
Please send your CV and a covering letter/email to info@wimx.org.uk

 

WIMX Tennis Academy Strength & Conditioning Internship

The WimX Tennis Academy require an intern to support the coaching staff and players in the field of strength and conditioning.

This is a non-paid position working up to 16 hours in two, three of four blocks per week but has the potential to lead to a paid position. Duties will include preparing and delivering tennis specific sessions to academy players and is an opportunity to work directly with elite performance players.

Applicants will preferably have a degree in sport and exercise science and qualifications within the field of fitness and performance. Applications from people working towards such qualifications will also be considered. Applications from candidates looking for a sandwich year internship would be most welcome. For interns working over 6 month periods, some funding towards qualifications may be possible.

The intern will report directly to the Strength and Conditioning Manager and Academy Manager and will receive guidance and support from the S&C Manager concerning session content.

Interested applicants should mail a CV and cover letter to info@wimx.org.uk and put internship in the subject bar.

 

 

 

Graduate Tennis Training Scholarship

The WimX Tennis Academy have teamed up with the University of East London to offer this unique package. Aimed at serious tennis players who are committed to fulfilling their potential this offer has been designed to allow playing the pro circuit with an education so a choice no longer needs to be made.

Successful applicants can receive free tennis training, coach support at tournaments, funding for tennis travel, full S and C program and tuition reduction.

The master’s degree is very flexible and can be taken over a number of years – exact details depend on the subject.

On top of this, extra income is possible through coaching and hitting work and coaching qualifications will also be provided.

Undergraduate scholarships are also available.

Any interested parties, please email info@wimx.org.uk and we will arrange a meeting either by phone or in person.