PTM Graduate Programs
March 28, 2019
On our March PTM webcasts, Scott Schultz, USTA-U managing director, along with representatives from San Diego State University and Bridgewater State University, discussed the benefits of Professional Tennis Management master’s programs and how they can give you a competitive advantage in your tennis career. This webcast recording is ideal for current teaching pros looking to take their career to the next level as a director of tennis or club manager, and tennis industry professionals looking to take the next step in their careers.
Recordings of each webcast can be found below:
- San Diego State University: Jeff Campbell, Director, Hospitality and Tourism Management
- Bridgewater State University: Jennifer K. Mead, Ph.D. Graduate Chair, Professional Tennis Management
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- Note: Due to a technical issue, this recording starts a few minutes into the webcast.
San Diego State University Webcast: Detailed Information
On Tuesday, March 26 at 2 p.m. ET, Scott Schultz, USTA-U managing director, discussed the benefits of Professional Tennis Management master’s 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 Management (HTM) master’s program, shared 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, and is 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 current company. Newlyn Wing, manager, USTA, and current San Diego State University student, also talked 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 the director of their master’s in Hospitality and Tourism Management program.
Bridgewater State University Webcast: Detailed Information
On Wednesday, March 27 at 4 p.m. ET, Scott Schultz, USTA-U managing director, discussed 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, graduate chair, Professional Tennis Management at Bridgewater State University, and special guest Dr. Karen Richardson, graduate chair of health and physical education, shared 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 PTM certificate program and an assistant professor in physical education. Dr. Mead holds an M.S. in exercise science and sports studies and a Ph.D. in physical education/sport and 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.
For questions about Bridgewater University's Professional Tennis Management certificate program, please email: Kayleigh Gustafson, associate director, marketing and recruitment, College of Graduate Studies.
Note: Due to a technical issue, this recording starts a few minutes into the webcast.