Introduction to the Clinic (25-28 March) Head Coach

Erick de Jager is coaching a wide spectrum players including juniors on the ITF circuit.  He has the patience to train beginners and the leadership to coach advanced juniors,  Although still young he can teach children life skills,  He is suitably qualified for modern tennis.



Telephone number:  084 815 7997

336 Theuns van Niekerk Street, Wierda Park, CENTURION

Key Skills

  • Thorough knowledge about the principles and techniques of tennis
  • Exellent teaching and training abilities
  • Ability to communicate and explain articulately and patiently
  • Excellent managerial and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle responsibilities and be accountable
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good physique & strong mind.

Educational Qualification

Gr 12 National Senior Certificate with University admission (2011)

Currently enrolled at UNISA (BScMech)

Professional Qualification

Qualified TSA Play n Stay Coach (2012)

Qualified TSA Instructor (2013)

 Work Summary

Tennis Coach at Clubview Tennis club since 2012.   My key responsibilities include:

 Coaching Individual Lessons

  • Train the players on mastering the game and its playing techniques.
  • Teach the correct ways of all tennis strokes and shots – both attack and defence.
  • Teach patterns of play
  • Prepare game strategies based on the player’s strengths, opponent’s game and the level of competitiveness. Train the players in accordance to this strategy.
  • Prepare and conduct drills for all shots and all levels of play.
  • Teach singles, doubles and mixed doubles skills.
  • Compile and conduct fitness training specific to tennis
  • Conduct practice sessions and ensure strict discipline
  • Inform the players about their strengths and weaknesses. Prepare special work schedule to improve player’s competence in game.
  • Help players set and achieve goals.
  • Cater to the safety of the players. Training on right techniques to avoid the possibilities injuries.
  • Suggest health food and supplements to improve the fitness levels of the player

Junior Club

  • Conduct Junior Club on a weekly basis
  • Group drills and match play
  • Inter-action with other Junior Clubs
  • Informal Competitions


Coach at the University of Pretoria part time during 2014

Responsible for individual coaching as well as Junior Squad

Soweto Open

Work as a Tennis Official at the Soweto Open 2013


First Team Eldoraigne High school

First Team Clubview Tennis Club

Member of High Performance Squad at TUKS Tennis

Active Tournament Player


Registered player and coach with Tennis South Africa


  • Iain Smith

Technical Manager Tennis South Africa
Telephone Number: 011-4420500

Ed Murray

Pro Tennis Coach

Tel No: 082 360 7184






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