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Head Racquets Professional

Job Opportunity: Head Racquets Professional at Exclusive Private Club We are thrilled to announce an opening for a new leadership position as the Head Racquets Professional at our prestigious Pittsburgh Field Club. About Us: Founded in 1882 and located in the heart of Fox Chapel in suburban Pittsburgh, our family-focused club offers a haven for individuals seeking the finest in recreational and social experiences. With a wide range of facilities and a commitment to excellence, we pride ourselves on providing our esteemed members with unparalleled service and an inviting atmosphere. Position Overview: As the Head Racquets Professional, you will take the lead in re-shaping and enhancing our racquet sports program. You will be responsible for creating a dynamic and engaging environment that fosters increased participation, skill development, sportsmanship, and camaraderie among our members. Your expertise will drive the success of our three racquet sports: tennis, platform tennis and pickleball and ensure that our club maintains its reputation as a premier destination for athletic excellence. We offer five har-tru tennis courts, four platform tennis courts, and four pickleball courts that are scheduled to be built in 2024. Key Responsibilities: (Formal Job Description will be presented in the next phase of the process.) • Develop and implement a comprehensive racquet sports program catering to players of all skill levels and age groups. • Provide high-quality individual and group instruction sessions to enhance members’ playing abilities. • Develop, organize, and oversee regular tournaments, matches, leagues, and events that promote friendly competition and a sense of community. • Elevate and maintain the racquet sports facilities to the highest standards, ensuring safety, cleanliness, and functionality. • Foster positive relationships and communicate frequently with members by delivering exceptional customer service and encouraging participation while addressing their individual needs. • Collaborate with other club departments to integrate racquet sports into the overall club experience while enhancing a well-rounded membership offering. Qualifications-Preferred: • Country Club Experience. • Professional instruction certifications in tennis, platform tennis and pickleball. • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. • Collegiate tennis playing experience. • Two-plus years of tennis and platform tennis professional instruction experience. • Experience leading tennis junior development programs. • Knowledge of and operational experience with har-tru tennis court maintenance. • Experience in retail sales of racquets, paddles, sporting equipment and attire. Perks: • Competitive compensation package commensurate with experience, 401k, health insurance and other benefits as are available to all PFC staff. • Opportunity to create and develop a year-round three sport racquets program. • Professional development and training opportunities to further enhance your skills. • Collaborative and supportive work culture. If you are self-motivated, possess outstanding communication skills and prepared to lead and shape a three-sport racquet program that contributes to the success of our club community, we invite you to apply. Join us in creating unforgettable racquet sports experiences for our membership. To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to Tom Elliott, GM/COO at

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