R.O.G.Y. Development Coordinator

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Job Summary:  

Implement, promote, and grow USTA NorCal’s Red, Orange, Green (R.O.G.) and entry level Yellow ball tennis pathway.  This includes, but is not limited to junior tournaments, camp administration and Red/Orange/Green Junior Team Tennis products.  Increase the number of sites offering R.O.G programs; develop additional ways to accurately measure program participation.  Promote USTA membership growth.  

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Act as R.O.G. consultant to staff and relevant committees (ROGY Development , Junior Council, JTT, Coaches Commission, Sanctions & Scheduling)
  • Oversee the Orange/Green sanction tournaments to ensure Tournament Directors are providing a quality experience
  • Attend Orange/Green level tournaments intermittently to provide Tournament Director support
  • Administrative liaison to the R.O.G.Y. Development Committee
  • Generate and submit monthly reports to track participation
  • Assist with coordinating R.O.G. tennis educational workshops
  • Educate section staff and volunteers regarding R.O.G. tennis pathway
  • Oversee all aspects of the Youth Progression System (update player records, create marketing collateral, and act as the consultant for the program)
  • Administer the H.I.T.S. Red Ball Junior Team Tennis and Team Challenge programs
  • Produce, process, promote, and distribute R.O.G. program information
  • Interact with USPTA/PTR pros, Member Organizations, Park and Rec personnel, CTA leaders, volunteers, players and parents about R.O.G. programs
  • Assist USTA NorCal staff at events approved by management  
  • Perform other duties as assigned and approved by management

Event Planning and Coordination:

  • Manage the coordination and administration of the following ROGY events:
  • This includes (dates, location, awards, gifts, t-shirts, catering, invitations, on-site coordination, volunteer recruitment, finances and event recaps)
  • EDC Team Challenges
  • HITS Red Ball Junior Team Tennis
  • Orange/Green Section Championships (two times a year)
  • Tournament Director Workshops (at least two workshops a quarter)
  • Assist Player Development staff and Coaches Commission with Early Development Camps
  • Coordinate with the Junior Department to organize junior awards
  • Be highly organized and detailed during preparations for event, and during the day(s) of event.
  • Manage internal and external resources to facilitate design work (flyers, t-shirts).
  • Oversee and determine quantity of all event supplies; order and track supplies.
  • Load and unload event equipment (such as tennis supplies, boxes of prizes, refreshments, etc.).

Ongoing Training:

  • Attend all USTA ROG events and trainings assigned by manager
  • Actively participate on National Youth Progression and ROG calls
  • Help plan and facilitate ongoing ROG trainings and continue to develop the necessary training curriculum when needed

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Strong interest and passion for junior tennis programs and initiatives. 
  • Working knowledge of the USTA and youth tennis programs.
  • Self-starter with can-do attitude.  Strong and enthusiastic team player.
  • Exhibit high energy and enthusiasm with a desire to promote and grow junior programs. 
  • Very strong administrative and data management skills with experience using G-Suite, Excel, Word and Publisher.
  • Familiar reading a tennis tournament draw as well as tournament scheduling.
  • Self-confidence to communicate verbally and in writing with established club pro’s, high school coaches, park and recreation management, parents other VIP’s and represent the USTA professionally.
  • Sales and customer service mentality; listening and providing information about 10 and Under Tennis and entry level Yellow Ball Programs
  • Implement creative problem solving and conflict resolution skills.  Successfully prioritize and multi-task and meet many deadlines
  • Work at our events and implement a wide range of organization and leadership skills. 
  • BA/BS degree earned from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. 
  • Bring knowledge of prior experience working in a sports and/or not-for-profit environment.
  • Valid CA State issued drivers license and a clean driving record.
  • Must have a vehicle and able to provide their own transportation.
Location: Alameda, CA
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