Professional Required At The Tuxedo Club

Published on: Aug 14, 2019

A position has become available at The Tuxedo Club.  The full job description is:

Position:                                   Racquets Professional / Squash Emphasis                      

Organization:                          The Tuxedo Club

Location:                                  1 West Lake Road, Tuxedo Park, NJ 10987         

Reports To:                               Racquets Director

Background:                             The Tuxedo Club is a distinctive social institution that, since 1886, has provided its members, their families and guests with recreation and refuge in the close environs of Metropolitan New York City. The Club’s unparalleled grounds, varied sporting venues and multiple clubhouse facilities offer year round enjoyment for all ages and make it one of the most unique private clubs in the world. Facilities include golf, five racquet sport venues, boathouse, fitness facility, swimming complex, ice skating rink and two architecturally renowned clubhouses, all of which provide the diverse membership with opportunities for social interaction.

General Responsibilities:           The Racquets Professional assists the Racquets Director in all aspects of running a world class Racquets program from beginners to experts, and toddlers to well-seasoned players. This position is a year round position that requires knowledge of all racquet sports provided at the Tuxedo Club. This position in particular is to be filled by someone with a very strong knowledge of squash; with a proven trade record as a coach and a player.

                                                Additional general responsibilities are in an administrative capacity as determined by the Racquets Director. The Racquets Committee will provide guidance to the Racquets Director as needed in terms of these administrative tasks.

Specific Responsibilities:            General:                                                                                              

  • Provide first rate customer service to the Tuxedo Club membership in whatever capacity is required.
  • Answer the phone and provide messages to Member inquiries, from looking to book a lesson to getting information about an upcoming event.
  • Provide information about any and all aspects of the Racquets program.
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance at all times, abiding by the dress code of the Tuxedo Club.

Squash Duties:

  • Work in concert with Racquets Director to build and develop a junior squash program to include but not be limited to:
    • Coaching/Instruction
    • Promoting social/competitive play
    • Chaperoning junior tournaments
  • Develop a consistent level of play amongst adults at the Tuxedo Club.

Racquet Sports:

  • Provide first rate customer service to the Tuxedo Club membership in whatever capacity is required.
  • Provide private and group instruction to all levels and ages, as well as instruction and leadership for the Tuxedo Club Junior Sports Camp and Racquets Academy.
  • Racquet maintenance and repair, including but not limited to restringing and grip repair.
  • Court maintenance as needed.
  • Answer phones and book courts and lessons as needed.
  • Promote and run all Racquets events as required by the Racquets Director or associated Committee.

Court Tennis Additional Duties:

  • Maintain a certain standard of play as determined by the Racquets Director.
  • Represent the Tuxedo Club in National League, US based tournaments, and exhibitions as required.
  • Ball making duties as determined by the Racquets Director.

Interested parties should contact Tim Chisholm @