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Head Racquet Pro

Position Description

Seabrook Island Club is seeking a Head Tennis Professional to join our team.  Work in paradise on Seabrook Island located 21 miles south of historic downtown Charleston, SC.  Our newly renovated Racquet Club features 15 clay tennis courts and 6 pickleball courts plus a completely refurbished Pro Shop.  Competitive wages and benefits include four weeks of Paid Time Off within the first year of employment.  As Head Pro you will earn $19 per hour plus 85% commission on lessons.   Typically, the Head Pro earns on average $90,000 per year. For more details visit https://seabrookisland.com/careers.   Or contact Recruiting & Hiring Manager Marcy Hartjes at 843-768-7834 or jobs@seabrookisland.com.

Position Description: The Head Racquets Professional is responsible for planning and implementing lesson and clinic programs for members and guests of Seabrook Island Racquet Club.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead by example and promote the Seabrook Island Club Core Values, Characteristics, Employee Constitution and Decision Making.
  • Assist the Director of Racquet Sports in coordinating all court activities, tournaments, special events, and facility usage.
  • Assist the Director of Racquet Sports with the design of lessons, clinics, and programs that cater to the demographics of Seabrook Island Racquet Club.
  • Provide on court instruction of private and group tennis and pickleball lessons for all ages and levels.
  • Create, develop, implement and evaluate the success of tennis and pickleball programs.
  • Keep accurate records and descriptions of all programs.
  • Promote and actively work to increase participation in tennis and pickleball program.
  • Create an exciting, fun, safe, inclusive environment for members and guests.
  • Assist with organizing play, lesson schedules, tournaments, interclub and social events.
  • Assess player skill levels and progress.
  • Plan junior camps as needed.
  • Greet members and guests and assist with introducing and selling tennis programs, clinics, tournaments and other special events as well as rates and packages.
  • Know current merchandise, assist with hard goods product selection and actively promote sales of merchandise to members and guests.
  • Assist with routine court maintenance as needed.
  • Assist Pro Shop Manager with daily operations including but not limited to covering the front desk and shop hours as needed.
  • Attend department meetings.
  • Complete any other tasks as assigned by the Director of Racquet Sports.



Education: High School Diploma. College degree preferred

Experience: Proficient playing and teaching skills required. Three years of experience as a full-time racquets professional or two years of college/ATP/WTA experience. USPTA/PRT and PPR certification preferred. 4.5/5/0 USTA rating.

Skills: Strong communication skills, outgoing, personable, professional, reliable and knowledgeable in all aspects of tennis and pickleball.

Supervisory Responsibilities:Manages Assistant Professionals

Equipment to be used: Must be able to operate computer and other routine office machines. Racquets, balls, teaching equipment, court maintenance equipment including maintenance cart and court watering system.

Typical Physical Demands: Position required to be physically fit as strenuous teaching activity can occur for long periods of time (4 to 8 hours) under extreme conditions (temperatures reaching 100 degrees with high humidity) including walking, running, standing, bending, pushing, pulling and lifting. Court maintenance can include heavy lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires a normal range of hearing and vision. Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office, retail and tennis equipment. Requires the ability to function professionally in an environment that is both physically and mentally challenging.

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Seabrook Island is Charleston's Truly Private Oceanfront Community. Membership in the Seabrook Island Club is required for ownership. Amenity use is for Members and their Guests Only. The Lakehouse is for use by Property Owners and their Guests as well.