Employment/Careers

 

Thank you for considering employment with USTA North Carolina and our tennis partners around the state.


 

USTA-NORTH CAROLINA ADULT PLAY COORDINATOR

The purpose of this position is to recruit and retain new tennis players through Try Tennis and assist with the administration and growth of all Adult League Programs across North Carolina.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the administrative duties related to our introductory Tennis Pathway for adults (Try Tennis, Try Play, and Try Match) These include, but are not limited to:

    • Coordinate the supply and delivery of equipment and marketing materials to Try Tennis Pathways Program providers (both junior and adult).

    • Evaluate, improve, and monitor the delivery methodology and infrastructure for Try Tennis

    • Assist local tennis facilities, local league coordinators, and Community Tennis Associations (CTAs)with transitioning Try Tennis players from sessions, through the Try Tennis Pathway, to Leagues and/or Tournaments

    • Maintain Try Tennis database

    • Create ways to grow the Try Programs throughout the state, working with CTAs, Parks & Rec Departments, coaches, and the NC Tennis staff to find new areas and opportunities for the Try Programs.

 

  • As part of the Adult Play Team, work on Adult Leagues, State Championships, Adult Tournaments, Tennis on Campus, and social play programs.

    • Assist in the coordination of all Adult League State Championship Tournaments both in preparation for and at the event when needed.

    • Work with other staff members to grow all programs through shared ideas and collaboration, including the Director of Adult Play and the Manager of Adult Play

    • Attend, captains’ meetings, recreation and leadership workshops, STA Annual Meetings and NCTA meetings.

  • Serve as a staff liaison to assigned committees.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Competencies 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to present program information virtually and in person to individuals and groups.

  • Tennis knowledge and experience.

  • Good organizational and leadership skills.

  • Ability to plan, manage and execute multiple tasks simultaneously and on deadlines.

  • Positive demeanor

  • Strong customer service skills.

  • Ability to drive to event locations throughout the state

  • Flexibility of schedule.

Email your resume and cover letter to chris@nctennis.com

Tennis Professional - Preston Country Club, Cary, NC

The tennis professional is responsible for carrying out all of the aspects of the tennis program.  The tennis professional supervises all play, provides  instruction for all individuals, groups and all levels of players.  The tennis professional is expected to enthusiastically encourage participation through promotion of club events, clinics, and team matches. 

 

PRINCIPAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 

  • Supervise all tennis play by :

    • Greeting and assisting members, guests and visitors as they arrive or depart

    • Take court reservations by members over the phone, in person or via the website.

 

  • Provide private and group tennis instruction to members.

 

  • Assist in all aspects of running the tennis shop.

 

  • Assist in all aspects of maintaining the tennis courts and  facilities including the assigned duties of tennis maintenance by inspecting the courts/facilities on a daily basis prior to the start of play and keeping the courts neat and clean at all times. 

 

  • Develop, organize and run junior tennis leagues.

 

  • Assist in planning, organizing and running all adult and junior events, socials and round robins.

 

  • String and regrip tennis racquets.  

 

  • Attend weekly tennis staff meetings to achieve communication, planning, and implementation of the tennis program.

 

This is a full-time salaried position with commissions and benefits.  This person will report to the Director of Tennis Operations.

Please send resume to:

Julie Corcoran at jcorcoran@prestonwoodcc.com

Assistant Tennis Professional - North Hills Tennis Club in Raleigh, NC

Assist in management of all facilities and activities related to tennis.

  • Ability to instruct both private and group tennis lessons for all ages and levels of player.

  • Assists Tennis Director in organizing and directing club activities, events, and tournaments.

  • Assists in organizations and administration and officiates at tournaments, exhibitions, and social events.

  • Assists with court maintenance as needed, ensure proper usage of all equipment.

  • Assists in Pro Shop when available answering the phones and helping guests with purchases.

  • Maintains a close relationship with other professionals.

  • Market’s tennis programs and facilities.

  • Regular and reliable attendance.

  • Leadership and public relations skills and good decision-making skills.

  • Attends staff meetings. 

Four-year bachelor’s degree required.
Proven experience working as a Tennis Instructor.
Experience running junior development programs.
Knowledge of court maintenance.
Certification with either U.S. Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) or Professional Tennis Registry (PTR).
Must be flexible and have the ability to work weekday, evening, and weekend hours, as required. 
 
Ability to control natural swing speed during instruction or matches with inexperienced players. Sufficient stamina to tolerate hot and humid outdoor weather for several consecutive hours. Continuous standing, walking, running, bending, stooping and repetitive actions. Frequent use of light machinery and hand-held tools. Frequent lifting and moving of objects.
 
Reports to the Director of Tennis.
Hourly plus commission.

Mail resume to:
Manager, North Hills
4824 Yadkin Drive
Raleigh NC 27609