PTM Graduate Programs
March 7, 2019
Join us for our March webcast series to learn more about how Professional Tennis Management (PTM) graduate programs can give you a competitive advantage in your tennis career.
We’re offering two opportunities to hear from PTM graduate program directors about their programs and what they can offer you. This webcast is ideal for current teaching pros looking to take their career to the next level as a director of tennis or club manager, and for tennis industry professionals looking to take the next step in their careers.
Detailed information about each webcast can be found below.
- March 26, 2-3 p.m. ET: Jeff Campbell, director, Hospitality and Tourism Management, San Diego State University
March 27, 4-5 p.m. ET: Jennifer K. Mead, Ph.D. graduate chair, Professional Tennis Management, Bridgewater State UniversityADVERTISEMENT
San Diego State University Webcast
On Tuesday, March 26 at 2 p.m. ET, USTA-U Managing Director Scott Schultz, will discuss the benefits of Professional Tennis Management masters programs and how they can give you a competitive advantage in your tennis career.
In addition, guest speaker Jeff Campbell from San Diego State University’s Hospitality and Tourism (HTM) Masters Program, will share information about the SDSU program, including details about the curriculum, coursework and the one-week meet-ups on the campus. The SDSU program specifically focuses on leadership development for busy working professionals delivered online in a small class setting.
The centerpiece of the SDSU master’s curriculum is their Systems Problem Resolution course. In this 12-week period, students will execute an in-company project that will make a material positive impact on your company. USTA Tennis On Campus Manager and current San Diego State University student Newlyn Wing will talk about his in-company project and how it applies to his work.
Jeff Campbell is the former CEO of Burger King and ex-chairman of the Pillsbury Restaurant Group. He has also held the posts of senior vice president for brand development for Pepsi-Cola as well as CEO of the Johnny Rockets and Catalina restaurant groups. Jeff has been teaching at San Diego State University for 14 years and is director of their master’s in Hospitality & Tourism Management program.
Bridgewater State University Webcast
On Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. ET, USTA-U Managing Director Scott Schultz will discuss the benefits of Professional Tennis Management graduate programs and how they can give you a competitive advantage in your tennis career.
Guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Mead will share information about the Bridgewater certificate program including more details about admission and the curriculum. Bridgewater’s program focuses on providing students with emphasized development of the knowledge and skills related to teaching and coaching the sport of tennis.
Dr. Mead is the graduate chair of the Professional Tennis Management certificate program and assistant professor in physical education. Dr. Mead holds an MS in Exercise Science and Sports Studies and a Ph.D. in Physical Education/Sport & Exercise Psychology from Springfield College. Her research includes authentic leadership and coaching efficacy in intercollegiate coaches, athletic identity and positive youth development in high school sports.