January 5, 2018
POSITION TITLE: School Tennis Youth Play Coordinator
DEADLINE: March 26th, 2018
The primary focus of the School Tennis Youth Play Coordinator is to manage/coordinate the promotion and implementation of Net Generation School Tennis programs, Net Generation Community Engagement initiatives and Entry Level Youth Play for the Section. This position also provides support to the community development department, as needed.
Other Responsibilities Include
1. Coordinate and oversee the Net Generation School Tennis program, including Tennis in PE, After School Programs, as well as Middle School and High School Tennis, within the Section.
- Oversee all aspects of the Net Generation School Tennis process (Registration, School Partner Agreement, In-Service Teachers Training, etc.).
- Plan, develop and organize coaches’ workshops, handbooks, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials geared towards Middle School and High School tennis coaches about USTA programs and resources.
- Collaborate with community development staff, section school tennis committee, and marketing/communications staff to successfully expand our outreach to more districts and schools across the Section.
- Communicate National & Section practices, guidelines, processes to the Tennis Service Representatives working with local school programs and contacts.
- Promote follow-up tennis programming such as After School Program, local Junior Team Tennis leagues, and entry level tournaments in conjunction with P.E. tennis as well as Middle School and High School Tennis programs.
- Oversee and maintain the Net Generation School Tennis initiative including distribution of resources and reporting.
- Develop partnerships with PIAA, DIAA and NJSIAA state and local district organizations.
- Serve as the point person for the Section for SHAPE America and other school-related association conferences with responsibilities for organizing interactive booth space, recruiting an event team, and providing support for USTA sponsored functions.
2. Coordinate and oversee specific aspects of the Net Generation Community Engagement initiative for the Section.
- Develop and leverage local community partnerships with, but not limited to, the Boys and Girls Clubs, Girls and Boys Scouts, YMCAs and local PAL associations.
- Oversee the implementation of Net Generation Community Workshops throughout the Section.
- Communicate National & Section practices, guidelines, processes to the Tennis Service Representatives working with local community organizations.
- Serve as the point person for the Section for Park and Recreation Department conferences with responsibilities for organizing interactive booth space, recruiting an event team, and providing support for USTA sponsored functions.
3. In collaboration with the Junior Competition staff: coordinate and promote the implementation of entry level youth play competition (Team Challenge events, local Junior Team Tennis leagues, entry level tournaments, etc.).
4. Work with Marketing/Communications staff to successfully promote Net Generation School Tennis as well as Community Tennis via resource development, accurate and updated Web site information, NetPLAY, e-newsletter, direct mail, etc.
5. Assist the Net Generation/Community Development Manager and Tennis Service Representatives with general and special projects as needed.
6. Other duties assigned
1. College degree required with minimum 4 years industry/business experience working with school administration and volunteer organizations.
2. Excellent organizational, administrative, and management skills required.
3. Excellent communication skills both oral and written.
4. Customer service skills and ability to work with volunteers.
5. Ability to work well with others and as a team leader.
6. Computer skills to include Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
7. High energy and enthusiasm
1. Knowledge of USTA MS programs and tennis background.
2. On-court training experience.
Full time exempt staff member based in the USTA MS office. Evening and weekend work required. Attend meetings, events, and workshops as required.