Our student workforce has helped to shape the student tennis experience across the country. Whether you are interested in coaching other students or helping to drive participation and competition at your university tennis club, there are many ways that you can get involved.
University Tennis Coordinators
We currently have 25 University Tennis Coordinators (UTC’s) at different universities across the country whose aim is to grow the game with students, staff and the local community. Although the work that these students complete throughout their two year role varies due to university priorities and LTA regional aims, all UTC’s work to increase:
- The number of students attending tennis taster sessions
- The number of students taking part in organised play
- The number of students receiving coaching
- The number of students competing internally
- The number of students competing for the BUCS teams
- The number of students training as competition organisers, coaches and referee
- The number of community partner venues
The positions are co-funded by the Tennis Foundation and the university, with the positions being line managed by the university with support from us. We provide initial training for the UTC’s – a three day UTC training course. To view the presentations from UTC Training 2016, please click here. UTC’s are monitored on a termly basis, with support continuously given from us throughout the year.
For current University Tennis Coordinator roles check out our Career page
In 2016-17, University Ambassadors will be asked to target their work around 3 main areas:
- Fresher’s Fayre and Follow On Activity
- University Recreational Team Competition
- Volunteer Engagement
To assist University Ambassadors in the planning of their work throughout the academic year, these students were invited to attend University Training at the start of the academic year. Click her to view the National Ambassador Training Day Presentations.
Please click here to view our Guide to Student Tennis Ambassadors
College Tennis Ambassadors will focus on supporting other students in experiencing tennis both on and off court. Applications have now closed to be a College Ambassador for 2017-18. Further information as to how to become an ambassador at your college in 2018-19 will be available on the website.
Student Tennis Network
The Student Tennis Network has been redesigned to give college and university students the opportunity to engage with various British Tennis employees and gain insight into their role. Students chosen for the scheme will receive a range of mentoring and career development opportunities to help them become the future British Tennis workforce. To apply to be part of this year ‘s Student Tennis Network, please complete the Student Tennis Network Application Form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 13th October 2017. For further information, please click here.