Director of Tennis Programs [New York]

  

UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Position Title:     Director of Tennis            Department:  NTC Teaching Programs                             

            Name:      Whitney Kraft                   

  1. PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Responsible for running all tennis programs, events, and tournaments; the hiring, training, and development of the entire NTC Programs staff; to be an industry leader, publicly representing the ideals of the USTA. 

  • MAJOR DUTIES:
  1. Develop and administer budget for program and event revenues and expenses.
  2. Hiring of quality teaching professional staff.
  3. Develop training programs and education requirements for teaching staff.
  4. Develop programs and events that enhance the image of NTC. 
  5. Develop and supervise all lesson programming (clinics, small groups, and privates). 
  6. Coordinate court bookings and lesson programming with programs office and front desk staff.
  7. Make sure all USTA initiatives are conducted at a high quality level at the NTC. 
  8. Cooperate with Community Tennis and Player Development units to test and present new programs as a “model” to the rest of the country. 
  9. Establish and maintain critical customer-based relationship and cooperation with New York City, Borough of Queens, New York City Department of Parks, New York Junior Tennis League, USTA/Eastern and other New York based organizations. 
  10. Maintain certification of teaching staff with USPTA and PTR.
  11. Maintain a close working relationship with national organizations, e.g., IHRSA, TIA, NRPA, ITA, NPPTA, ATA, NJTL, USPTA, PTR, etc.  
  12. Develop a lesson program strategy to utilize indoor/outdoor court time efficiency.
  13. Review annually the teaching staff salaries, group and private lesson rates.
  14. Establish teaching staff protocol and lesson/clinic quality standards.
  15. Develop and promote activities to drive participation.
  16. Develop marketing strategy for programs and event promotions.
  17. Develop annual performance objectives for self and teaching staff, programs office staff, business coordinator, front desk staff and locker room staff.
  18. Some on-court teaching hours.

C.            KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:

  1. Achieving annual performance objectives.
  2. Ability to manage budget and staff.
  3. Program growth and profitability.
  4. Evaluation of core competencies including initiative, teamwork, cooperation, job knowledge and some attention to both external and internal constituencies.
  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

All professional teaching staff. 

Programs office staff 

Business coordinator

Front desk staff

Locker room staff

E.             INTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

  • Report directly to Managing Director
  • US Open responsibilities (typically as Director of Player Operations)
  • USTA Eastern Section (various committees is a natural outreach and coordinating on-site events with Section staff)
  • Community Tennis Development Division
  • Player Development Division

F.             EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS

  • Close cooperation with Queens Borough officials
  • Local community organizations, Parks and Recreation, NYJTL, etc.,
  • USPTA and PTR teaching associations
  • Tennis Industry Association, Intercollegiate Tennis Association
  • Other industry “partners”

G.            TRAVEL DEMANDS

  • USTA Annual and Semi-Annual Meeting (as requested)
  • USTA Community Tennis Development Workshop
  • USPTA World Conference 
  • PTR International Symposium

 

H.            QUALIFICATIONS

  • College Degree or equivalent experience
  • Tennis-teaching ability and extensive tennis background
  • Tennis-playing ability (with a history that includes being a ranked player preferably)
  • USPTA and PTR certified
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Experienced presenter
  • Ability in analysis, planning, promotions, and management
  • Highly competent computer skills
  • Position is considered exempt

Job Summary

USTA

Organization

Corona, NY

Location

September 23, 2021

Published

Listing Type

Compensation

11/13/21

Closing Date

Full Time

Time

Starting Date

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