USTA National Tennis Center Inc.

(P/T) Tennis Professional

Job Posted Date 2 months ago(5/10/2022 10:51 AM)
ID
2018-2231
Category
Other
Location : Location
US-NY-

Overview

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in the United States. Our mission is to promote the development of tennis as a means of healthful recreation, establish and maintain rules of play, and foster national and international amateur and professional tournaments.

 

The Part Time Tennis Professional's responsibility is to teach students in the NTC's tennis programs of all ages and levels; to advocate and implement the USTA Ten-and-Under format; conduct private lessons; to be an effective liaison between the NTC and our customers; and to potentially work within the organization during the US Open. 

Responsibilities

  • To teach tennis at the National Tennis Center, including all ages and levels of ability.
  • Demonstrate playing techniques at the very highest levels of play
  • Conduct playing and drilling lessons for all levels of competitive play
  • Teach, train, and facilitate play with individuals and teams at all levels of ability
  • Provide private instruction and clinics for players as assigned
  • Assist with the organization and management of USTA events/tournaments (singles and doubles) as needed
  • Implement and utilize player development systems of the Net Generation format when appropriate
  • Promotion of the USTA via the dissemination of hospitality, friendliness and goodwill among members and guests.
  • US Open duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Strong on-court tennis skills required
  • Proof of full COVID 19 vaccination required
  • Ability to effectively communicate and teach tennis to all ages and levels.
  • Utilize USTA Player Development Philosophy on court and off court
  • Able to organize and manage 10-and-under tennis formats for teaching tennis to juniors.
  • Certification by USPTA and/or PTR organizations is required.
  • Position is considered non-exempt.
  • Position is part time

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