PURPOSE OF POSITION : On court, quick, efficient removal of "out of play" tennis balls during match and supplying the server with tennis balls so that match play can resume .
MAJOR DUTIES :
Net position-run quickly, with great agility and nimble hands to remove "out of play" tennis balls at the net and throw to the server's side back position ballperson.
Back position-quickly retrieves "out of play" tennis balls in the back court and provides balls to the server on their side or throws balls to the opposite side of the court back position to provide balls to the current server.
Swing-must be quick, agile, great hands, accurate full court throws (able to do both net and back position).
KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS: On court presense as determined by the US Open Ballperson supervisor as per the standards of the USTA and the National Tennis Center.
Qualifications: Athletic ability required
AUDITIONS WILL BEGIN IN JANUARY!!!!
Candidates MUST be able to work from August 19th 2013-September 8th 2013
United States Tennis Association - 15 months ago