Working at Summer Smash Tennis means being part of an engaged, caring, and supportive team.

We provide year round programs to community centres across Vancouver. Our primary objective is to promote and maintain an interest in the game of tennis within the communities that we serve. Our mission is to create an environment that fosters safety, maximum participation, skill development and enjoyment through casual and competitive tennis.

Job Title: Tennis Instructor

Term: July 2022-August 2022 (Summer)

Are you an enthusiastic and energetic tennis coach that has a passion for teaching and working with young people? 

Summer Smash Tennis located in Vancouver, B.C. is looking to hire a tennis coach or tennis player with significant playing experience to fill the role of Tennis Instructor for the outdoor season from May 2022 to August 2022 . The role of the Instructor will be to coach lessons during the spring and summer season, including group classes and private lessons for both children and adults. 

Job Description: The Instructor will be available for the 2022 outdoor summer tennis season, which runs from the start of July to the end of August. The instructor will be an important part of the coaching team and must be able to follow instructions, work as part of a team, and possess a keen willingness to learn the Summer Smash Tennis progression. Throughout the season, the instructors’ primary responsibilities will involve delivering group and private lessons for children.  Summer Smash Tennis is seeking a certified tennis coach or experienced player to fill the Tennis Instructor position for the 2022 outdoor season that runs from early May to late August.


  • Learn the Summer Smash Tennis coaching progression 

  • Teach tennis fundamentals to elementary and high school age students, following our progression

  • Work closely and cooperatively with the coaching team to ensure safe and productive lessons

  • Communicate with the Summer Smash Tennis organization in a professional manner  

  • Maintain a positive learning environment for students and staff

  • Ensure equipment and work spaces are left tidy for other coaches

  • Be friendly, caring, hardworking, high-energy, punctual, reliable, and willing to learn

Required Qualifications:

  • Current Tennis Canada/TPA Instructor certification or international equivalent (minimum)


  • An experienced player that enjoys teaching and hanging out with young people (4-13)

  • An understanding of the Progressive Tennis model (red, orange, green ball model)

  • Up to date Criminal Record Check

  • Being a kind, aware, and chill person

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with young people (4 - 13 years old)

  • Experience coaching children’s tennis lessons or camps

  • First Aid/CPR 

Hours and Compensation

  • 10 to 30 hours of coaching per week

  • $20/hr - $50/hr depending on lesson type and coach experience

Please send your CV as well as any references to Compensation will be based on the candidates level of certification and experience. We thank you for your interest.


Applications close July 18, 2022.