Tournament Director Bill Kellogg and family have changed the tennis landscape in San Diego - in 2012, the ITF Seniors represents a whole new challenge.
William J. Kellogg began serving a first two-year term as a Director at Large on the USTA Board of Directors in January 2011. He is the Board Liaison for the Information Council and a member of the Audit Committee.
Kellogg was on the board of directors of USTA Southern California from 1982 to 2010, serving as President, 2009-10, and Delegate, 2005-08, as well as in a variety of committee posts. On the national level, he served as a section representative on the Executive Committee, 1994-2010; and was the Chair of the Davis Cup and Fed Cup Committee, 2005-08; and the Senior International Competition Committee, 2000-04. In addition, he has served as a member of the Nominating and Adult/Senior Competition committees, the High Performance Task Force and the Tournament Redesign Focus Group.
Kellogg graduated in 1973 from Dartmouth College, where he was selected All-Ivy League in doubles as a senior, and went to work as the General Manager and Head Tennis Professional at the Westlake Tennis and Swim Club in California, where he owned and operated the Westlake Tennis Shop. In 1979, he moved to the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club, and he has served as the club’s Treasurer, President and Chief Executive Officer, drawing a Davis Cup tie to the facility in 2006 as well as a Fed Cup tie in 2008. As a tennis player, he served as the team captain of the U.S. Italia Cup squad (35 and over) from 2001 to 2004.
In addition, Kellogg served for roughly 20 years as a USTA-certified referee, and he has been a member of the ITF’s Seniors Committee and the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s International Advisory Board. He also served five years as President of the San Diego District Tennis Association and four years as President of Youth Tennis San Diego. Away from tennis, he has served as the President of the La Jolla Shores Association and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Soledad Memorial Association.
Kellogg received the USTA Eve Kraft Award for Community Service in 2001 and the Senior Service Bowl Award in 2004. In 2008, he was inducted into the San Diego Tennis Hall of Fame for his community service work.
Kellogg resides in La Jolla, Calif., with his wife, Tricia; the couple has two daughters, Tiffany and Wendy. Kellogg is a member of the USTA Southern California Section.