Adult League Committee
The role of the Adult League Committee is to approve the policy and direction of affairs relating to USTA MAS League programs, to engage as a committee to promote new programs and to make recommendations to improve current offerings and assist local areas with their mission to grow tennis.
Co-Chair: Liz Baker
Central League Grievance and Grievance Appeal Committee
The role of the Central League Grievance and Grievance Appeal Committee is to enforce standards of conduct, fair play and all USTA, USTA MAS, and local league rules and regulations. This committee reviews and, as necessary, determines outcomes or sanctions for all grievances and/or appeals filed regarding league related grievances. ADVERTISEMENT This is an ad-hoc committee that is called upon only when needed.
Chair: Carisa Dueweke
Co-Chair: Patty Smith
NTRP Appeals, Medical Appeals & NTRP Grievance Committee
The role of the NTRP Appeals, Medical Appeals and NTRP Grievance Committee is to review and decide upon all USTA League self-rate appeals within the parameters of USTA National League Regulations and Guidelines. This committee reviews weekly all USTA Mid-Atlantic NTRP Appeals submitted and decides upon all USTA League medical appeals within the parameters of USTA National League Regulations and Guidelines.
Chair: Richard Smith
NTRP Grievance Appeals Committee
The role of the NTRP Grievance Appeals Committee is to review and decide upon all NTRP grievance appeals submitted within the required timeline. This is an ad-hoc committee that is called upon only when needed. This committee processes NTRP Grievances that have appealed their original NTRP grievance decision.
Chair: Alice Hume
Coaches Commission Committee
The role of the Coaches Commission Committee (CC) is defined by National Player Development (PD) in conjunction with section needs to assist in establishing early development camps, host or sponsor PD programs, player identification, and fostering diversity and inclusion.
Chair: Eddie Parker
Co-Chair: Lee White
High School Committee
The role of the High School Taskforce is to advise staff on opportunities to create more high school Level 8 events and to directly assist with engaging high school coaches, listing high school dual matches and championships online, and working collaboratively with the Junior Competition Committee to create opportunities for high school players to play both tournaments and Junior Team Tennis.
Chair: Tom Anderson
Junior Competition Committee
The role of the Junior Competition Committee is to provide recommendations to continually improve junior programs and events such as tournaments, play days, and Junior Team Tennis, for all players in the Section. The committee will provide feedback on the junior schedule and pathway, match play, player health, sportsmanship, ranking, and rules and regulations.
Chair: Mark DiChiara
Discipline & Grievance Committee
The role of the Grievance Committee – Tournaments (both Adult and Junior) & Junior Team Tennis is to enforce standards of conduct, fair play and all USTA, USTA MAS, and rules and regulations. This committee reviews and, as necessary, determines outcomes or sanctions for all grievances and/or appeals filed. This is an ad-hoc committee that is called upon only when needed.
The role of the Officials Committee is to grow and engage new officials, providing a ready, qualified pool for USTA MAS events and sanctioned tournaments, and provide educational opportunities for both new and experienced officials.
Co-Chair: Bonnie Vona
Diversity & Inclusion Committee
The role of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee is to advise staff about opportunities and initiatives to promote greater diversity and inclusion in overall tennis participation and USTA MAS activities, events and programs. Specific tasks that the committee may undertake include attending diversity events, determining and analyzing data, advising on D&I related trends and researching community-based partners or groups that may align with USTA MAS D&I programs and initiatives as it relates to the business impact of D&I.
Chair: Jeff Zhang