Sequera Huss hired for USTA Southern Adult Dept.
Milagros “Milly” Sequera Huss has been hired as Senior Manager, Adult Tournaments & Special Projects for the USTA Southern Adult/Human Resources Department. She will also work on Serve Tennis and the ITF World Tennis Number.
Sequera Huss is a former WTA player and reached a career high of No. 48 in singles in 2007 and No. 29 in doubles in 2005. She was a Wimbledon mixed doubles semifinalist in 2003, won the WTA singles title in Fes in 2007 and captured three WTA doubles title in 2004 in Strasburg, Rosmalen and Acapulco. She represented her native Venezuela in two Olympic Games and is the only player to have won back-to-back Pan-American Singles Gold Medals, Santo Domingo in 2003 and Rio de Janeiro in 2007.
“USTA Southern is thrilled to have someone of Milly’s caliber coming onboard,” said USTA Southern Director, Adult Tennis & Human Resources Chris Walling. “Her well-versed knowledge of tennis, USTA programming and technical support, coupled with her ability to create and foster exemplary relationships with players and providers, will be a huge asset to the Southern team.”
Prior to joining USTA Southern she worked five years as USTA Adult & Wheelchair Tournaments Program Manager. In that role, she was instrumental in spearheading the execution of Serve Tennis for adult & wheelchair tournaments and improving consumer and provider digital experience. She also managed a portfolio of over 100 adult tournaments and oversaw selection of and served as the team lead of TEAM USA for Senior International Competition. She also worked in the USTA Pro Circuit Department as a tournament director, overseeing different levels of Pro Circuit events, and was instrumental in implementing Net Generation Kids Days.
Sequera Huss completed her Bachelor’s degree in Arts from Virginia Tech and Master’s degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management from San Diego State University. She is married to former Wimbledon doubles champion Stephen Huss, who is originally from Australia. They have two children, ages 9 and 11, and live in Alpharetta.