UPDATE: Part-Time Badminton Coach Role

After an extremely limited response to our previous job advert we have made some significant changes to the role we are offering including reducing the number of hours required, making the timings flexible and opening the opportunity to those who might not yet have a formal coaching qualification. You can read more about the role and how to apply below…

Part-Time Badminton Coach – Atlantic Racquet Centre – Bideford


Atlantic Racquet Centre is looking for a part-time Badminton coach to take the lead on the growth and delivery of a brand-new Badminton coaching programme for children, adults and players with disabilities under the direction of our Head Coach & Sports Development Officer.

The centre is an exciting brand-new facility in Bideford which currently has 6 outdoor tennis courts, 4 indoor tennis courts and, as of September 2018, 3 roll out Badminton courts which are currently available 30 hours per week. Once completed, the facility will also offer squash courts, a multi-sports hall, large gym and café area.

The successful applicant will work closely with our Head Coach to design and implement a brand-new Badminton coaching programme. They will take the lead on the delivery of the programme as well as potentially taking on a small proportion of the off-court admin associated with it.

The ideal candidate will be a Level 2 or 3 Badminton coach with current Badminton England accreditation. They will be enthusiastic and passionate about growing Badminton and will have experience in doing so at other clubs/centres. They will be a highly motivated individual with excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to work independently and efficiently. Good IT skills and a knowledge of social media and/or marketing are desirable.

Applicants who do not yet hold a Badminton England qualification but may be interested in gaining one are also welcome to apply.

The position will between 2 - 8 hours per week on a Wednesday or Thursday evening (To be confirmed based on the successful applicant’s availability) between approx. 5pm – 9pm. Pay will be based on qualification and experience.


Start Date: September 2019 or earlier.

Employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a DBS check.



If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and names of 2 referees to info@atlanticracquetcentre.co.uk.

If you would like any further information regarding the position, please contact Tom Vinall – tom@atlanticracquetcentre.co.uk

Application Closing Date: 14th June 2019