USTA National Campus Director of Tennis
Simon Gale is the Director of Tennis at USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla.
In his role as director of tennis, Gale directs all instructional and tennis programming at the National Campus, overseeing a teaching staff of approximately 40 USPTA certified professionals. Additionally, he is charged with developing programs to engage pros both locally and nationally using the Campus as a hub of collaboration and innovation. Gale also provides training and development opportunities for young teaching professionals at the National Campus.
Prior to joining the USTA, Gale served as managing partner and director of tennis at the Taconic Sport & Racquet Club in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. Prior to that, Gale worked at Yonkers Tennis Center in Yonkers, N.Y., for 12 years, where he had multiple leadership roles including director of tennis and general manager. He was awarded with Tennis Industry Magazine’s inaugural “Youth Tennis Provider of the Year” in 2015, was USPTA Eastern Facility Manager of the Year in 2010, and was selected as a USTA Tennis Market Initiative (TMI) provider.
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