U.S. Tennis (USTA)

U.S. Tennis (USTA)

Fellowship in Tennis Coaching and Leadership - USTA (Orlando · FL)

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The 2023 Fellowship in Tennis Coaching & Leadership Powered by Athleta will train the next generation of leaders in tennis coaching through an integrative approach that focuses on the core competencies of foundational coaching. The Fellowship will provide young, aspiring professionals with a unique, immersive, and accelerated training opportunity with the USTA and is structured to deliver significant experiential and leadership training while concurrently completing the Level 2 Certification requirements with the coach certifying organizations accredited by the USTA. The USTA seeks to identify up to 16 candidates for this accelerated 12-week Program, which will begin in late May and conclude in August. 

  • Fellowship will last up to 12 weeks from late May to early August
  • Practical and experiential opportunity to apply coaching theory
  • Mentoring by a USTA staff member
  • Professional engagement with various USTA Staff including National Campus Head Professionals, mental skills specialists, strength and conditioning coaches, pro shop staff, and national-level performance coaches
  • Leadership skills development
  • Opportunity to shadow USTA Staff
  • Completion of Level 2 Certification to develop the frameworks of coaching players of all levels which includes:
    • Online Courses
    • Assessments
    • Portfolio Assignments

  • Ideal candidates are recent college graduates interested in pursuing a career as a tennis professional  
  • Fellows should have a minimum of 2 years of coaching experience
  • Fellows should have an NTRP rating of 4.0 or higher
  • Fellowships are based at the USTA National Campus, Home of American Tennis in Orlando, FL
  • Housing and other expenses are not provided
  • Fellows should maintain a high level of personal professionalism and fitness
  • Fellows should be able to provide references upon request
  • Fellows must be US citizens or individuals lawfully admitted to the United States for permanent residence
  • Fellows must be Level 1 certified by an organization accredited by the USTA, and in good standing by April 30, 2023
  • Fellows must complete USTA Teaching & Coaching Philosophy course prior to start of Fellowship
  • Fellows must be Safe Play Approved throughout the duration of the fellowship which includes completing a criminal background screen, acknowledgment of the USTA Safe Play Policy, and completing SafeSport training

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.