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Dawn is very professional as a table tennis coach. Highly recommended! Will surely contact him again as a regular trainor of my boys. Thank you for a job well done yesterday.

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Couldn’t be happier with the service and the coaching. The kids love their new coach and are learning very quick.

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Ethan was great, especially with the young kids. Thanks mate!

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Dawn is a gem! Absolutely brilliant and I can see that he really wants to impart his knowledge to me. He is also a great teacher. Will hire Dawn again. Thank you Dawn!

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Tina was super helpful and quick with responding. I would definitely support her with future tasks!

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Top Sports Coaches related questions

The tools or equipment you may need to supply your sports coach can vary from Tasker to Tasker and depending on the nature of your contract. If you hire them for your school, they will need their own office, complete with a desk, computer and support staff. But if you’re hiring a sports coach for private lessons, it’s unlikely that you’ll have to supply any tools or equipment. 

Depending on what you hired a sports coach for, the service can last a few weeks to an entire season for the sport they’re supposed to instruct you or your team in. This can also depend on the scope and difficulty of achieving your goals. Note that a private lesson can involve several weeks of sessions that last 30 minutes to an hour, while hiring a sports coach for your school can be a daily nine-to-fiver lasting an entire season. 

The ideal sports coach should have a degree in sports medicine, nutrition and fitness, kinesiology, physical education, or other sport-related disciplines. They should have experience teaching all the rules, standards, techniques and principles of the sport. Apart from all these, they should be good mentors who are optimistic, practice good sportsmanship, discipline, and motivate people. If you’re looking for a Tasker to coach sports in your school, they should also know how to interact with kids.  

Sports coaches need coaching qualifications recognised by the association, federation or governing body of the sport they want to teach. While these are the minimum qualifications for most sports, a sports coach would be better skilled and appear more credible if they have a degree in a sports-related science degree or discipline. It can also help if a sports coach pursues higher education and acquires a master’s degree in their chosen sport. 

That may depend on the type of sport the coach works in and on state laws and regulations on sports coaches. Some states may require first aid training as a mandatory skill for a coach, apart from their sport’s governing body’s coaching qualifications. Most coaching organisations of outdoor sports need their coaches to have the knowledge to prevent or treat heat illness and physical injuries. 

Scale is the key difference between them. A trainer is focused on teaching or improving the performance of a small group or one athlete. Meanwhile, a coach is more concerned with enhancing individual team members’ performance to boost their overall performance. Even though they have subtle differences, It’s not uncommon to see a coach and a trainer work together for and on the same team. 

What do sports coach services include?

Sports coach services include all the activities and tasks necessary to teach you or your team all about the sport you want to learn and excel in. Your sports coach Tasker can teach you all the rules, techniques, strategies and principles for excellent performance. 

They can even take steps to help improve your entire team’s skills if necessary. Upon request, some Taskers can also supervise your team during games and give them motivation and guidance.  

Discussing objectives

Your hired sports coach Tasker can help you plan your sports objectives for you or your team. Do you want to learn the sport for fun or fitness? Do you want to become a professional athlete in the sport you chose? Your Tasker can adjust their training style and regimen to fit your goals. 

If you hire them to train a team, they can discuss timetables with you and agree on how much time they can spend assembling your team and preparing them for competition. 

Recruiting team members

Your Tasker can conduct recruitment activities in case they are coaching for your team. They can screen and test potential candidates, making sure recruits meet the minimum standard physical requirements. They may request the assistance of your school nurse or a medical professional to do physical exams on each potential recruit. Your Tasker can then begin training sessions for the team once it’s assembled.  

Training and fitness programs

Your Tasker can provide the necessary training drills, performance-enhancing workouts and diet programs as required. They can supervise the training and monitor each team member’s progress in terms of speed and quality of performance. You may want to hire a separate service to help you stick to your recommended diet. You can take this a step further and have someone prepare healthy meals

Assessing performance and coaching at games

Towards the end of the service and once you or your team have absorbed all of the sport’s principles and techniques, your Tasker can conduct a practice game. They can use this to assess your or your team’s performance and pinpoint areas that need improvement. Your Tasker may take a video for review later.  

They can assess your performance, provide feedback, redo some lessons or even recommend taking a specialised workout program if they think this can improve your performance. This process can continue until you are both satisfied with your latest assessment, and your Tasker believes you’ve achieved your goals. Once you or your team have completed training, some Taskers can attend your competitions. They can continue to provide support and guidance to help you or your team win games.

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Barnsley NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2023

Looking for a coach for my 10 year old son. A beginner this year, but already showing potential advancing past all of the hot shot stages. We are finding it too expensive for private coaches at the main club hes with. Looking for a reasonable priced coach willing to take on a very promising junior. Just putting in a random price in obligatory box, price negotiable. Start dates / day / times flexible - Due date: Flexible

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Leppington NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2023

Looking for a personl table tennis coach for a beginner to improve basic skills - Due date: Flexible

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Camperdown NSW, Australia

23rd Nov 2023

Hi, looking for tennis coaching on the weekends. Anywhere inner Sydney. Preferably on a hard court. Cheers - Due date: Flexible

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Artarmon NSW, Australia

22nd Nov 2023

I'm looking for an experienced tennis coach to provide private lessons for me. I'm a beginner player looking to improve my skills and overall game. - Due date: Flexible

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Melbourne VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2023

-looking to start tennis again after stopping for 6 years (beginner-intermediate level) -casual coaching every Saturday morning preferably but could be discussed -located in melbourne CBD - Due date: Flexible

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Cremorne VIC, Australia

20th Nov 2023

In need of table tennis coach, I continually lose the office table tennis championship - Due date: Flexible

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Runcorn QLD, Australia

18th Nov 2023

my daughter wants to play tennis on weekends so I need a private tennis coach that can show her the basics. - Due date: Flexible

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Fairfield NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2023

Looking for a tennis coach, Must have 5+ years of - Due date: Flexible

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Kellyville NSW, Australia

12th Nov 2023

Looking for a female coach to coach me in these sports or like do a 1 v 1 in the sport - Due date: Flexible

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Broadmeadows VIC, Australia

11th Nov 2023

I'm looking around to find a female tennis coach for beginner lessons. Never played before and just want to see what's out there and what my options are. Something casual, no lock in packages. - Due date: Flexible

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Turramurra NSW, Australia

11th Nov 2023

Looking for a tennis coach for home lessons after school or on weekends. Children ages from 7 to 14 years old - Due date: Flexible

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Centennial Park NSW, Australia

10th Nov 2023

Hi there - I'm looking for a tennis coach on an on-going weekly basis. 1-hour sessions ideally in the evenings, during the week (ideally 7-8pm). Located in Centennial Park but can travel to local courts. I'm low intermediate - but played a lot as a teenager and I'm getting back into it now. - Due date: Needs to be done on Thursday, 9 November 2023

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Wollongong NSW, Australia

7th Nov 2023

Tennis coach in wollongong - Due date: Flexible

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Bicton WA, Australia

6th Nov 2023

Need a boxing coach to come to my house once a week. I’m a beginner, female, 33 years Old - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 6 November 2023

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Vaucluse NSW, Australia

6th Nov 2023

Looking for Private Tennis lessons - Due date: Flexible

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Waitara NSW, Australia

15th Sep 2023

A tennis beginner need a patient coach teach basic skills of playing tennis, thank you

Syed is very patient and gentle. It's really great to have him to teach us this class. Very pleasant experience.

Tennis coach


Glebe NSW 2037, Australia

11th Sep 2023

Hi coach, I have been playing tennis for the past 6 months at university. However, the university training program is rickety and sloppy. I would love to find a coach who can train me in tennis consistently every week. I am a 24-year, master's degree student and a good sport to hang out, talk to, and befriend with. Feel free to reach out to me if you are keen on assisting me with tennis skills. - Due date: Flexible

Great coach! Super helpful and supportive.

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Tamarama NSW 2026, Australia

7th Jul 2023

Looking for a tennis coach to re-teach me a few thing and have a general hit. Not looking to become a pro, just to hold a rally and have some fun - Due date: Flexible

Great guy all round. Really help me understanding what I was doing wrong and was very patient with me. Will be booking another lesson. Highly recommend

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Glebe NSW, Australia

2nd Jul 2023

Hello, I’m a tennis newbie and am looking for a tennis coach to take some casual lessons and learn the basics. Duration: 60min Budget & Location: $50 (excluding court hire) at Glebe tennis court or Prince Alfred tennis court $70 (including court hire) at any court near Chippendale - Due date: Flexible

Ben is an exceptional tennis coach with great communication skills and talent. I’ve learned so much in our personalized and helpful session! I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to improve their game.

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Fig Tree Pocket QLD, Australia

12th Jun 2023

We require some tennis coaching and would prefer the coach can come to our tennis court at Fig Tree Pocket to provide some sessions. There will be two women who will attend the coaching sessions. We are flexible on days and times. We would seek to pay $80 per hour for the lessons. - Due date: Flexible

Joanna is an excellent tennis coach and provided great motivation. She was punctual and polite and enthusiastic about her profession.