BECOME A VOLUNTEER

Volunteer

Do you have a passion for tennis? Do you want to give back to the game and your local community? Volunteer with USTA Pacific Northwest! Learn about the ways you can get involved below.

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COMMITTEE

Every two years, USTA PNW appoints Committee Members to serve a two-year commitment on each of our ten committees. Committee members help advance USTA PNW’s strategic plan by working on specific committee charges. Members attend and participate in meetings, and take on tasks that pertain to committee¬†projects. A complete list of current committees can be found below. The next outreach for USTA PNW Committee Members will be in the fall of 2021.

 

Sample Committee Volunteer Position Description

COMMITTEES & CHARGES

ADULT COMPETITION

Develop and refine USTA/PNW rules and regulations within parameters of USTA National League Regulations. Develop and refine USTA/PNW Adult Tournament Regulations. Assist staff, at the request of the Director of Adult Competition, with developing, carrying out, and administering Adult Competition programs, including USTA Leagues, USTA Sanctioned Tournaments, and Tennis On Campus. Based on feedback and analytics, recommend changes and improvements to Adult Leagues, schedules, and structures to keep adult league opportunities relevant and vital.

SELF-RATE APPEALS

To review and decide upon all USTA League Self Rate Appeals within the parameters of USTA National League Regulations and Guidelines.

ADULT GRIEVANCE

To review and decide upon all USTA League Grievances, per USTA National League Regulations and Guidelines. | SUB COMMITTEES (Assigned as needed) - NTRP Dynamic Disqualification Review Committee, Local League Grievance Committee, Championship Grievance Committee, NTRP Grievance Committee, Grievance Appeal Committee.

JUNIOR COMPETITION

To develop/refine rules, regulations and policies surrounding competitive junior play, including player development, JTT, and tournaments. *Committee is not open to parents of current PNW junior players

DEVELOPMENT (FUNDRAISING)

To help advance the USTA PNW mission through the effective engagement of individuals, corporations and foundations with the capacity to contribute valuable resources vital to our success. Resources may include significant cash donations, sponsorships, grants and in-kind donations.

MEDICAL APPEAL

To review and decide upon all USTA League Medical Appeal within the parameters of USTA National League Regulations and Guidelines.

SPORTSMANSHIP

To review and process sportsmanship/court etiquette complaints arising from USTA sanctioned events. *Committee is not open to parents of current PNW junior players

SCHOLARSHIP

To evaluate and select recipients for budgeted scholarships in the areas of competition. Assist with development and evaluation of recreational scholarship policy and best practices as needed. Involved with USTA National contests.

COACHES COMMISSION

To identify talent, assist with activities and act as sounding board for Player Development Staff and Youth Competition. *Committee is not open to parents of current PNW junior players

HISTORICAL

To preserve the rich history of tennis in the Pacific Northwest and assist with researching submitted nominees for HOF, as needed.

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