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JOB TITLE: Squash Professional

REPORTS TO: Director of Squash

COMPENSATION: Hourly Flux and percentage of lesson revenue

BENEFITS: Full benefits

POSITION OBJECTIVES

This position is responsible for assisting the Squash Professional in all aspects of running a successful and busy Squash program.

SUMMARY REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential job function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or satisfy the productivity, performance or qualification standards for the position.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Active Squash Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coaching and teaching all levels of player at the club, both juniors and adults.
  • Special focus on expanding our current U11 and Middle School programs, where we are seeing increased demand.
  • Coaching and supporting the elite program, which includes setting training programs, attending junior tournaments and providing performance advice to the players.
  • The doubles program has been revitalized, playing with and building clinic groups, filling games and encouraging participation.
  • In addition some local schools practice at Westchester Country Club and require coaching and assistance.
  • Creating and offering fun and competitive summer camp and squash programming for players.

Administrative Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the front desk, responding to emails and phone messages in a timely fashion. In particular you will have these duties on weekends.
  • Regularly updating and maintaining all contact, participation and tournament entry rosters and lists.
  • Ensuring the squash schedule is clear and covered by the squash team.
  • Maintaining a weekly inventory for the pro shop, reordering when stock is low and bringing new products (apparel and equipment) to the attention of the Director for consideration.
  • Event and tournament organization, you will be the Director’s main assistant for the development of the squash calendar, encouraging greater participation and introducing new and fun events. 

Incidental Duties

The above list of essential job functions describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  • Strong coaching ability with all levels of Squash players
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Solid computer skills to generate lesson reports and maintain attendance registries.
  • Good financial acumen and salesmanship to help grow the Squash business

JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

The following describes the general qualifications and physical, sensory and mental abilities normally associated with performing the essential functions of this position.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of proven Squash coaching experience
  • College degree preferred
  • Legal authorization to work in the USA (no Visa sponsorship)

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Willingness to coach all levels of players
  • Special interest in expanding and leading Adults Doubles Program
  • High level of energy, self-motivated and teamplayer
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Defibrillator training preferred

Language and Communication Skills:

  • Must be able to communicate & interact professionally with members & employees        

Physical, sensory and motor demands:

  • Frequent Squash playing /coaching, walking, and standing.
  • Occasional sitting.
  • Intermittent squatting, bending, twisting, lifting.
  • Excellent physical fitness, visual acuity and auditory sense to play and coach Squash safely. 
Location: Rye, NY
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