US Tennis Association Recruiting Managing Director

The US Tennis Association are recruiting a Managing Director.

The Managing Director of USTA-U will lead all aspects of USTA Coaching Education & Development to support the growth and development of tennis by increasing the quantity and improving quality of tennis instructors and professionals throughout the U.S.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Develop overall vision, strategy and implementation for Coaching Education & Development across the U.S.
  • Direct and supervise the following departments and initiatives within the USTA:  
  • Certification / Accreditation
  • Professional Development
  • Experiential Learning
  • Program Development
  • ADM & Research
  • Professional Tennis Management
  • Coaching Fellowships & Internships
  • Oversee and guide all Coaching Education and Development programs within and without the scope of the new Certification Program to develop a new and diverse generation of certified tennis instructors and professionals.
  • Develop operating practices and processes to maximize synergy, effectiveness and efficiencies within Community Tennis, Player & Coach Development and our working relationships with the Tennis ecosystem that we support (USPTA, PTR, Professional Tennis, Sections, Committees, TIU, ITA).
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the ADM & all key research projects for the development of the game.
  • Create partnerships with outside coach educators to support the overall growth and development of tennis instructors and professionals.
  • Oversee and collaborate with key partners on the development of a national internship program to support the recruitment and development of a diverse certified tennis instructors and professionals.
  • Integration and optimization of all the USTA’s Coaching Education and Coach Development initiatives to attract and develop a young and diverse army of new tennis instructors and tennis professionals. 
  • Enhance at the National level, how USTA-U works with our network and services/supports all tennis providers that may include teachers, parents and volunteers.
  • Hire, set performance expectations, train, evaluate and manage all USTA personnel for Coaching Education and Coach Development.
  • Manage and develop department budget.

 Qualifications/Other:

  • An identifiable and credible tennis background
  • At least ten years of outstanding management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Science and /or Education, Masters Degree preferred
  • Sports Science background preferred
  • Substantial experience in Coaching Education and Coach Development
  • Effective communication skills
  • Team building skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Initiative and persistence in completing task and responsibilities
  • Flexibility and ability to work effectively with volunteers

Interested parties can apply for the post here.

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