Padel Head Coach/Centre Manager

  • Employer Padel4all
  • Town / City Southend
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Salary £32498 per annum
  • Closing Date 10/09/2021
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  • Min. Qualification: Accredited LTA (or foreign equivalent) Level 3 Padel Coach or Tennis/Squash Coach with min 3 years’ experience in coaching Padel
  • Position: Permanent, full-time
  • Job Type: 40hrs per week. Flexible working –Days/Evenings/Weekends required
  • Pay: Basic salary starting from £32,500 (subject to qualifications and experience) plus performance related bonus
  • Report to: Operations Director
  • Start date: 4th October 2021

Employer: Padel4all Limited

Become part of the Padel4all team.

Padel4all is building a network of state-of-the-art padel centres which provide dedicated venues for the growth of padel in the UK. Our mission is to facilitate participation in an active lifestyle and provide exceptional sporting opportunities to the communities we serve. Padel4all aim to deliver a consistently positive experience at a national level through implementation of a localised approach at each centre. The coaches at our centres will play a significant role in determining this localised approach.

We are looking for an experienced Padel Coach to become the Head Coach and Centre Manager of our new Padel4all centre in Southend. The spectacular centre will host three covered courts and an impressive open- air panoramic show court.

The head coach will lead and empower support coaches to deliver a progressive and engaging programme which aligns with our mission statement. They will become part of a highly motivated team of people who are passionate about ensuring Padel4all is the benchmark for padel provision in the UK.

Essential Job Functions

  • Design and deliver programmes which attract new players/members, maximise court utilisation and drive participation & revenue. Develop programmes which create community engagement and form strong local partnerships
  • Lead, motivate and empower a small team of support coaches to provide professional high-quality instruction and service. Establish induction processes which helps players extend their activity and integrates them into Padel4all programmes
  • Create and manage a junior academy programme which identifies with a recognised performance pathway and connects with local schools and community groups

Maintain first-class facilities and exercise proficiency in IT management systems for court bookings, memberships, equipment sales, invoicing and all commercial aspects including budgets and payroll

Person Specification

Essential skills and characteristics:

  • Friendly, calm and approachable. Passionate about growing the sport of padel
  • Organised and can communicate effectively with a good level of spoken English
  • Innovative, enthusiastic, and committed to delivering exceptionally high standards of coaching
  • Strong experience in coaching padel, managing programmes and enhancing the skills and successes of your team members
  • Always looking for ways to learn and improve. You want to inspire others and hold expectations that are aligned with the professional standards set by Padel4all

Overview of the Venue

Padel4all Garon Park is located at the heart of the Southend Leisure & Tennis Complex which already plays host to multiple sports including cricket, golf, and football. Southend itself is a large coastal town and is the nearest seaside resort to London.

The brand-new padel centre offers 3 floodlit courts under a specially designed fabric canopy, allowing year-round play. The centre will also feature a panoramic show court which will provide the perfect padel stage for showcasing the sport. The courts are equipped with the latest in padel technology and with its very own coaches’ cabin, covered reception and viewing areas, the centre itself makes for a fantastic working environment.


This employed position with fully paid salary and performance bonus offers an excellent opportunity for an experienced and ambitious padel coach to be involved with an exciting new project in state-of-the-art facilities.

Padel4all will provide the training and opportunities for continued development within this role. The company will also provide sponsorship for a visa.

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