USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

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(P/T) Tennis Professional

at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

Posted: 7/27/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2231
Keywords: tennis

Job Description

Job Posted Date6 months ago(2/21/2020 11:35 AM)
ID
2018-2231
Category
Other
Location : Location
US-NY-Flushing

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 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

  • MUST BE USTA OR UPTRA CERTIFIED
  • Demonstrate excellent playing techniques
  • Conduct playing and drilling lessons for all levels
  • Teach, train, and facilitate play with individuals and teams of all ages and levels of ability
  • 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
  • Ability to effectively communicate and teach tennis to all ages and levels
  • Utilize USTA Player Development Philosophy on and off court
  • Ability to organize and manage 10-and-under tennis formats for juniors coaching

Position is considered non-exempt.