Racquet Club of Chicago
Seeking Applicants for Court Tennis Professional March 2, 2012

In anticipation of the restoration of the Racquet Club of Chicago Court Tennis facility, the club is seeking applicants for a Court Tennis Professional position effective June 1. To confidentially indicate interest in this full-time position, please contact Racquet Club of Chicago Head Professional John Cashman.

John Cashman
Racquet Club of Chicago
Head Professional
(312) 642-1431 or rccpros@aol.com

The Tennis PROFESSIONAL Description

The Tennis  Professional reports to the Head Professional and works closely with the rest of the Pro Shop staff and Athletics Committee to manage the day-to-day needs of the Pro Shop, including teaching lessons at all levels, record keeping and billing, partner-matching, administration of in-house leagues, running tournaments, stringing racquets and sewing balls.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and an outgoing, friendly manner. S/he will possess outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle many tasks at once.

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Marketing racquet sport participation to members

• Managing and administrating various internal initiatives and programs to increase participation in Court Tennis

• Overseeing the growth and development of junior programs  

• Teaching private lessons and maintaining a loyal customer base of athletes

• Liaising informal matches

• Corresponding with members on a daily basis

• Working with other members of the Racquet Club  staff to execute events

• Daily equipment management, including stringing racquets and sewing balls


• Excellent people skills with a focus on involving others

• The ability to teach at all levels and abilities

• Organizational skills to manage and market Pro Shop events as well as the day-to-day

operations of the Pro Shop

• A reliable, team-oriented individual with the ability to grasp the big picture

• A person of high ethical standards

• A positive outlook and generally enthusiastic demeanor

    Salary and Compensation upon request