Are you passionate about tennis? Do you love working with people? Are you looking for a career that allows you flexibility and the ability to work in the ultimate team environment? The United States Tennis Association is thrilled to bring you Careers Beyond the Court, a behind-the-scenes look into the world of professional tennis management. Watch our informative vignettes featuring individuals passionately pursuing their dreams, and download the accompanying career profiles to learn more about what it takes to get there. Then, delve into our downloadable guides to the industry, which highlight four hot career paths looking for skilled professionals right now. By the time you’re finished, you’ll see that tennis is more than a game – it’s a career!
There are more than 20,000 types of tennis facilities in the U.S. (resorts, parks & rec, commercial and private clubs, etc). Where there’s a court, there’s a need for an instructor. Being a tennis teacher or coach is a great way to interact with people, create leadership qualities, and confidence! Click here to learn more about becoming a tennis teacher.
There are an estimated 19,800 tennis specific businesses and organizations that employ more than 114,000 people. From manufacturers, to media, to organizations, there are boundless viable career opportunities in off court careers within the tennis industry. Click Here to view more about Off Court Careers.
Fitness and strength trainers instruct and coach groups and individuals in specific exercises for tennis. They must be able to help players assess their physical fitness level and encourage and help them set and reach their fitness goals. Fitness and strength trainers may find jobs at tennis academies coaching high level junior players or at other larger clubs and facilities.
Careers in Tennis is an industry-wide effort to educate the marketplace and potential candidates about tennis career opportunities. The Tennis Industry Association, the not-for-profit trade association for the industry has developed this initiative in cooperation with the United States Tennis Association, United States Professional Tennis Association, Intercollegiate Tennis Association, Professional Tennis Registry, USTA Tennis on Campus, along with other allied organizations and associations.
The Tennis Industry Association is the not-for-profit trade association for tennis promoting the growth and economic vitality of the game. Our goal with Careers In Tennis is to increase awareness of the viable career paths in this industry and bring young talent into the tennis business that will ensure future sustainability of the business of tennis and the game overall. Learn more about the TIA and it’s efforts at TennisIndustry.org