Manage projects and administrative responsibilities in Competitive Tennis primarily related to Technical and Wheelchair. Duties include but are not limited to:
Plan and implement strategies associated with the technical and wheelchair matters, acting as staff committee member to the Technical Committee as key decision maker and the staff liaison to the Wheelchair Tennis Committee.
Within Technical – Manage and plan tennis ball testing, both for yearly USTA approval and for the off-the-shelf testing program for the technical consultant; oversee operating side of special projects (court pace, net tension, etc.) and research studies for department; lead all purchasing and budgeting of department expenses; administer all aspects of the Facility Awards Program (FAP)
Within Wheelchair – Lead day to day logistical operations of department ; with the National Manager administer all aspects of the high performance (HP) program except for coaching duties/assignments, including work on the World Team Cup, Para Pan Am, Paralympics and US Open (NY) as assigned; lead in communication to the national committee from Sections, the ITF, the USOC and USADA; plan and oversee grassroots efforts for programs and player initiatives with the Committee; manage the Ranking process.
Plan and oversee all aspects of the Brad Parks Award as well as the annual grassroots grant program.
Administer the sanctioning and scheduling process of USTA National Wheelchair Championships (Category I and II, and those with an ITF sanction), including education to TDs on TennisLink and TDM. .
Determine content and monitor all aspects of the Technical and Wheelchair websites and SharePoint.
Manage and assume accountability for budgets monthly for each committee.
College degree or equivalent experience.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Tennis playing background is helpful.
Demonstrated ability in independent decision making, analysis, coordination, organization and data management.
Strong communication skills.
Computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Knowledge of Tennis Link, TDM and web content management systems is helpful.