School Coaching Programme
This programme offers free tennis coaching for all interested Stellenbosch community-based schools.
This programme offers free tennis coaching for all interested Stellenbosch community-based schools. Tennis coaching is offered five days a week in school terms, between 14h30 -16h00 daily. Coaching is presented by dedicated children’s tennis coaches at our Ida’s Valley tennis facility, which offers a welcoming and child friendly space for learners. The purpose of the programme is the broad-based development of school tennis and the re-establishment of tennis as a widely played school sport in Stellenbosch.
This programme supports and underpins our other programmes; talent is identified and developed on school level and qualifying players are eligible to play tournaments or stand a chance to enter one of our more advanced programmes. The ongoing annual nature of this programme is such that it starts and provides a tennis pathway for players that wish to excel at the sport. The programme offers 20 group coaching sessions per month, totalling 180 sessions a year. We also present large group holiday programmes in the Christmas and Easter school holidays.
Participating schools are responsible for the transport of children and they can book their space at the start of each year. Individual children may also join the programme out of school context but must be of school going age. Any child that arrives at the centre can play tennis free of charge
*Coaches (two dedicated coaches for R8 000 each
Per month R16 000 per 12 months
* Balls and sundries
R5 000 per month for 12 months
Total amount to complete: R252 000
Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning
- coaching sessions are tracked both on school and individual player levels
- coach feedback sessions are held monthly to assess tennis progress of individual players
- quarterly assessments are done together with school teachers