Professional Tennis U – Racquet Sports Management Training

Professional Racquet Sports Opportunity Available! Are you interested in a sports management career? Turn your passion for racquet sports into a rewarding and successful career with the largest racquet club management company in the world. Cliff Drysdale Tennis’s elite Professional Tennis U (PTU) program will equip you with the training, industry expertise, and experience to catapult your career in sports management. Motivated and passionate candidates will be selected to complete a 12-month intensive work and training program that encompasses all facets of tennis club management, including: on-court programming for all ages and levels, event hosting and execution, facility management, employee management, digital media, marketing and financial operations. PTU is a real-life, hands-on program that allows up-and-coming racquet sport professionals to build their career through experience and growth opportunity. What does the program include?   1200 hours of On-Court Instruction  Technical Training for Coaches  Daily Seminars, Learning Sessions and Guest Speakers  Racquet Sports Program Management and Organization  Membership Sales and Customer Service  Digital Media and Marketing Training  Accounting, Finance and Admin Training  Qualifications and Experience   Minimal experience needed  Competitive tennis experience at the high school and/or collegiate level  Previous tennis coaching experience with adults and junior preferred but not required  Passionate and involved in racquet sports  Team player that is eager to learn  Strong leadership and interpersonal skills  Hard working, humble and with a growth mindset  Open to relocation at the end of the program  Compensation and Benefits  In addition to an hourly rate of pay, housing or a housing stipend is provided. Sponsored USPTA Certification  Credit for 96 hours of continuing education for the USPTA and PTR  Company benefits including subsidized health insurance, dental, vision and life insurance, 401k, and paidl time off are offered  HEAD Uniform and Racquet Package will be provided. HEAD Sports is a sponsor of Cliff Drysdale Tennis  Travel and experience at multiple Cliff Drysdale managed locations and events  Job offers opportunities available at appropriate CDM and Troon locations upon completion of the program  Note: PTU pros are based at various Cliff Drysdale managed facilities during the 12 month training period. About Cliff Drysdale Tennis/Troon   Founded in 2001 by International Tennis Hall of Fame member Cliff Drysdale and partner Don Henderson, Cliff Drysdale Tennis specializes in daily tennis and fitness operations and management for resorts, hotels, and private clubs; sports design and construction consultation for companies interested in building world-class facilities; educational programs, summer camps, clinics, and retreats; with resort, hotel corporate outing planning and leisure operations. CDM is dedicated to growing the game of tennis and strives to develop, promote, and teach new programs that bring more tennis to more people. As the sport continues to grow, so does the CDM commitment to hire, educate and advance talented tennis professionals that provide service excellence both on and off the court. Cliff Drysdale Management’s property portfolio currently boasts 32 tennis facilities nationwide, including multiple Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal ranked tennis resorts on Tennis Resorts Online Top 100 list.  In July 2018, Troon®, the leader in club management, development, and marketing acquired Cliff Drysdale Management. The acquisition brings together two influential sports management companies that have been excelling at locations around the world for more than two decades.  For more information, visit  Employee Pathway    This program is designed and best-suited for those who have a life-long love for the game of racquet sports with a desire to open a multitude of career opportunities for the future. Trainees will be given the opportunity to grow within the company, from an entry level teaching position all the way to a club General Manager role.    PTU ————–> Program Director ————–> Director of Tennis ————-> General Manager  Currently the program will be conducted on site at various CDT locations and the HQ presentations will be conducted remotely.**  The program is led by highly experienced sports management company staff and racquet facility directors. PTU participants who complete the comprehensive 12-month program, which includes 1200 hours of on court experience, will earn membership and certification into the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA).  USTA NetGeneration Certification is required as a condition of employment. Please go to to register for free. 

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