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Heights Casino Seeks Full Time Assistant Squash Professional

Full Time Assistant Pro at the Heights Casino.

The Heights Casino is looking to hire a full time assistant squash professional to join their world class coaching team. We have 150 juniors in our squash program with many of them being competitive tournaments players.

Compensation

The salary and hourly rate for this position is based on candidate’s previous compensation and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included – group health, dental and life coverage, pension plan (after 2 years of employment), 401K plan, and meals while on duty.

The position is available starting from spring 2018 onwards.

Applicants should submit their resume and letter to Linda Elriani at lindae@heightscasino.com

Job Requirements

  • A pro that can fully join our squash program’s vision with the ability and passion to coach from grass roots level through to top nationally ranked players. It is essential that this pro works and behaves as part of a team, and possesses a kind and encouraging nature. We hold team work and camaraderie as the back bone to our coaching team. It is vital that we teach/show great sportsmanship, values, team spirit and support to our members and colleagues and have a strong sense of community.
  • Valid US work visa is not necessary, though preferred.
  • At least 3 years of coaching experience at all levels, preferably with recognized coaching qualifications and/or professional international playing experience.
  • The ability to organize and assist with private lessons, group classes, inter-club events such as box league, junior Superleague, round robins, fitness sessions, open junior tournaments and adult squash professional tournaments, etc.
  • Great communication skills (verbal, written and non-verbal), friendliness and respect.

Summary Description of the Heights Casino

The Heights Casino is located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights just a block from the world- renowned Promenade and its unparalleled views of lower Manhattan and the New York harbor. It is also only a short subway ride from all that Manhattan offers. The Heights Casino was founded in 1904 and has served continuously since then as an indoor tennis and squash facility for youngsters, teenagers and adults of all ages. With 500 members, it is also a social center for its members and their guests and it hosts many private parties and community events. Facilities include a dining room, a bar and lounge and a fitness center in addition to six singles squash courts, one doubles squash court and two tennis courts.

The Heights Casino junior squash program is one of the largest and most successful in the USA. We also host two very prestigious and longstanding professional events with the women’s Carol Weymuller tournament which attracts nearly all the top women’s squash players in the world and also David Johnson professional doubles tournaments, where all the top professional doubles players come to compete for this sought after title.

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