Youth Tennis Director & Head Tennis Pro

Upper Main Line YMCA, 1416 Berwyn Paoli Rd, Berwyn, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #3473
Monday, June 10, 2024

We are a diverse community joined together by a shared commitment to nurture the potential of kids, promote healthy living and foster social responsibility.

With more than 60,000 members across Chester County, our programs and facilities are always based on the unique needs and interests of the communities we serve. In addition, our volunteers, staff, members and donors are all united by a deep commitment to continually strengthen Chester County.

Job Title: Director of Youth Tennis Head Pro

Branch: Upper Main Line YMCA

Pay Class: Full Time/Exempt
Shifts: Tuesday-Saturday, typically Monday-Friday for summer season

About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of eight YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all. 

Position Purpose:  This role is responsible for the management and delivery of youth tennis programs at the Upper Main Line YMCA. The role also serves as the head tennis pro to provide coaching and private tennis lessons to youth and adults. The YMCA’s Racquet Sports Complex includes four indoor tennis courts, sixteen outdoor tennis courts, three indoor pickleball courts, and twelve outdoor pickleball courts. This director position supervises year-round part-time tennis pro staff and tennis summer camp counselors responsible for delivering the youth tennis portfolio. The position is supervised by the Senior Director of Racquet Sports.


  • Provide instruction for beginners through advanced to enhance UMLY members experience and participation.
  • Ensure tennis programs are in place at the facility to service the entire scope of members and playing abilities (juniors, adults, seniors).
  • Organize a variety of special events at the facility to retain and attract interest for the sport.
  • Provide input to the Senior Director of Racquet Sports for programming and funding necessary for operations with sufficient notice prior to yearly budget development.
  • Provide educational opportunities for all members so they can understand and enjoy the play of tennis and pickleball.
  • Provide timely marketing information and materials regarding tennis and tennis programs for the monthly tennis newsletter. Prepare program event and facility marketing materials including news releases, flyers, pamphlets and brochures.
  • Attend other Association events to promote tennis and pickleball programs and get more members involved in the playing of tennis.
  • Supervise, facilitate and oversee scheduled tennis events, instructional classes and programs; oversee the issuance and collection of recreational equipment for an event, class or program; ensure adequate staffing for the event, class, or program. 
  • Serves as a member of YMCA management and supports the overall objectives of the YMCA.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience required
  • At least ten years of tennis professional instruction experience
  • USPTR or USPTA certified.
  • Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fundraising 
  • Preferred knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations required
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations
  • YMCA Multi-Team Leader certification preferred
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English
  • Obtain and maintain all new hire certifications and trainings within 90 days of hire


  • Making a difference in a person’s life every day. 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment 
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community-based non-profit 
  • A Comprehensive medical package that includes medical and dental insurance along with a 12% employer contribution to the retirement’s savings plan (after 2 years of service and must be at least 21 years of age)
  • Opportunities for training and advancement
  • Flexible hours, paid time off and holidays
  • Free family membership (all members of the family membership must live in the same household
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

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