Pickleball Pro

Life Time Fitness Tempe , AZ 85280

Posted 2 months ago

Racquet Sports is a community built on fun, fitness, and fellowship. As one of the largest racquet sports operators in the country, Life Time drives the industry in programming, instruction, and events. We are looking for talented people to join us, on and off the court. If you are exceptional at your craft and are ready to share your love of the game with adults and children of all ages and abilities, we invite you to join our team. What does it mean to be a part of the Racquet Sports family? We offer continued investment in our team members' education, pathway for growth and development, attractive compensation, flexible scheduling, an incredible benefits package and a Life Time membership.

Position Summary

Teach private pickleball lessons and group programming. Coordinate pickleball leagues and mixers. Embrace and execute student centered learning and rally based teaching. Grow your book and revenue to meet and exceed personal and department financial goals. Demonstrate member centric customer service to encourage repeat business and referrals.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitors, demonstrates, and instructs students during pickleball lessons on proper techniques, tactics and strategies to improve their overall pickleball game. Personally teaches on court on average 30+ hours per week between tennis and pickleball combined.

  • Develops safe, professional, and comprehensive pickleball lessons and programs to ensure students develop along a pathway that will encourage continued involvement and a positive Net Promoter Score.

  • Creates exceptional member experiences by involving members with programs, tournaments and special events, fully utilizing available marketing support and tools, and ensures the tennis facilities and equipment used for pickleball are clean, organized and in good working condition.

  • Participates in the system wide sales effort with Membership Advisors and Member Activities, ensuring pickleball is an integral component of the Life Time brand. Attends specific meetings related to pickleball.

Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Excellent customer service skills, friendly, outgoing, and positive attitude

  • Thorough knowledge of the game of pickleball and possesses effective teaching styles and techniques

  • Excellent communication, time management, and organization skills

  • Comfortable working with all age groups and building positive relationships with members and team members

  • Ability to sit, stand, walk, reach, climb and lift up to 50 pounds

  • Within 6 months of hire must completed one of the following certifications: International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA) and/or Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR)

  • CPR and AED Certified within 30 days of hire

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's Level Degree

Life Time is a place for everyone. As an organization, we are committed to an inclusive, diverse and equitable workplace that respects and celebrates the unique contributions of each individual while ensuring we remain an equal opportunity employer that recruits, hires, trains and promotes based on merit and qualifications.

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