Junior Play Coordinator - USTA North Carolina

The purpose of this position is to provide USTA North Carolina staff, players and volunteers with an exceptional customer service experience and to support our junior play division.


Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the junior play department

  • Create and maintain Team NC and EDC database

  • Assist with camps as needed

  • Provide database maintenance for junior competition, including survey results, tournament director compliance, and junior participation reports

  • Assist with sanction and scheduling throughout the year

  • Create content for parent education

  • Serve as initial telephone contact to answer questions and address concerns of members, players and volunteers

  • Collaborate with colleagues on other junior programming, i.e.  Try Tennis, Jr Team Tennis, Jr Pathway

  • Assist with junior programming and player retention in NC.

  • Attend recreation and leadership workshops and NCTA meetings virtually and in person.

  • Serve as a staff liaison to the Jr Tournament, JTT, TEAM NC and Jr. Pathway Committee

  • Demonstrate proficiency with all industry tools such as Net Gen approval, Tennis Link, Stripe, Serve Tennis and other products employed for registration and member services

  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Exemplary customer service skills

  • Highly motivated self-starter

  • Enthusiastic personality

  • Desire to promote and grow tennis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to embrace teamwork and offer assistance to all USTA North Carolina team members in their work

  •  Strong administrative and organizational skills.

  •  Ability to multi-task as position manages projects concurrently


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

  • Understanding and experience with forms of USTA Programming (Junior Team Tennis Tournaments, etc.) is strongly preferred

  • Tennis experience and background is strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of and ability to navigate and successfully execute work in Microsoft Office Suite products required

  • Successful completion of the USOC’s Safe Sport Training and Net Generation within 45 days of hire required

  • Valid NC Driver’s License required.


Work Environment

This position operates in an office setting with routine use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. At times, this position requires work offsite at trainings, meetings, tournaments and other special events.  Weekend work is required from time to time, including for attendance at tournaments and events.


Physical Demands

While performing the essential duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to speak and listen. The employee is required to stand and walk frequently. The employee needs to be able to lift 10-20 pounds. The physical demands described must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time non-exempt position. Typical days and core hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, but may require hours outside of the typical days and core business hours. This position requires weekend work and travel due to tournaments, meetings and special events.



The position requires travel including but not limited to meetings, events and workshops within the State of North Carolina as well as occasional out-of-state travel including nights and weekends.

EEO Statement

USTA North Carolina is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.



This position reports to the Senior Director of Junior Play


Other Duties

This position description is not a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities required. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice, in the discretion of USTA North Carolina.


Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $39-$41K depending on the qualifications of the applicant. The position includes the benefit package offered from time to time to employees by USTA North Carolina.


At Will Employee

The employee in this position is an employee-at-will.

To Apply

Please send your resume and a cover letter to Kelly Gaines. Include your tennis background.

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Tennis Center Manager (City of Asheboro Recreation Services Department)

An employee in this class is responsible for planning and directing a comprehensive tennis program. Work
involves managing the W.W. Thomas Tennis Center at Memorial Park. Responsibilities include enforcing
the rules of the tennis center as they relate to tennis play, attire, etiquette, providing instruction clinics and
lessons with a strong emphasis on junior tennis, and maintaining the tennis facility, including cleaning
courts of debris, changing old nets, wind screens, center straps, and maintaining the club house,
restrooms, and surrounding areas. The employee also recommends future programs for the tennis facility,
manages fees collected for court lights, and writes evaluations on program offerings. This employee is
also responsible for developing and fostering strong community relationships and promoting Asheboro
Tennis. Work is performed under the supervision of the Recreation Services Director and is evaluated
through regular communication, staff meetings, compliance with established policy and procedures, and
effectiveness of work completed.


Opening Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Starting Salary: $38,446.00 per year


Minimum Experience and Training
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education or
any other related field, plus considerable work experience in tennis teaching, coaching, and tournament play is
preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training.

Special Requirements
Night and weekend work is required;
Requires current possession and maintenance of the following licensures and certificates or the ability to obtain
the following licensures and certifications within the first 6 months of employment:
- Possession of a valid North Carolina driver’s license
- CPR/AED and First Aid Certification

Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Work typically involves the ability to physically perform the basic life operational functions of balancing,
stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, and
repetitive motions;
Employee will mostly work outside in varying weather conditions;
Must be able to lift and carry at times, amounts up to 50 pounds and climb ladders. 


Deadline for Receiving Applications: Please pick up applications from the Human Resources
Department and send or deliver them to: Lesia Cox, Human Resources Manager, City of Asheboro, 225 E.
Academy St, Asheboro, NC 27203. The City of Asheboro is an at-will, equal opportunity employer. 

Racquet Sports Professional - The Cliffs at Walnut Cove

Job Summary: The Racquets Sports Professional will serve as a Wellness Manager, specializing in the organization and execution of a robust racket sports program as well as supporting the Clubs Wellness operation for the community/communities they serve.


Job Duties:

  • Ensure an industry-leading racket sports experience.

  • Organize member racket sport group play and competitions.

  • Provide on-court lessons, including clinics, lessons, and workshops to all skill level players for tennis and pickleball. 

  • Provide exceptional service to all Cliffs team members, club members and their guests, and vendor partners.

  • Focus on details to provide high quality products and service to Members.

  • Strive for continuous improvement in knowledge, quality, consistency, service, products, work environment, financial metrics, safety, wellness, and member satisfaction.

  • Assist in the maintenance and preparation of racket sports courts and other Wellness Center amenities.

  • Manage, organize, and market the racket sports program and other Wellness related activities.

  • Embrace The Cliffs “Go First” initiative.

  • Serve as a leader in the Cliffs Wellness operation.

  • Assist in the operation of the Wellness Center. 



  • Prior experience as tennis professional in a club or resort environment.

  • Possess the ability to manage change effectively.

  • Provide leadership to staff achieving goals and objectives.

  • Effectively communicate the goals and objectives while inspiring employees to achieve those goals.

  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrate teambuilding experience.

  • Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.

  • Demonstrate ability to lead by example.

  • Strong technical and organizational skills.

  • Excellent time management.

  • Strong customer service orientation and skills.

  • Exceptional detail to follow-up.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to continuously stand for up to a 10-hour shift.

  • Ability to bend, twist, stoop, push, pull, climb stairs, reach overhead, and lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to work under strenuous and heated conditions.