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JOE ARIAS

USPTA Certified Elite Tennis Professional - USTA National Coach
President - Arias Tennis Corp
Founder and Executive Director - Suffolk County Junior Tennis League

USTA National Coaching Development and Education Faculty Member
United States Professional Tennis Association Certified Elite Tennis Professional & Specialist in Competition Player Development

More About Joe

Tennis is the best individual sport in the world! It brings together every aspect of the mind, body, heart and soul of a player. A one-to-one gladiatorial sport providing ,a platform, a rite of passage, a mirror for the player, a passion, the ultimate game.  "I love tennis! I believe tennis offers enjoyment for everyone at all levels and approach each lesson convinced that everyone can learn to play and enjoy it as much as I have." 

President - Arias Tennis Corp. founded 1996
Executive Director - Suffolk County Junior Tennis League founded 1997

Director of Tennis - Suffolk Y JCC 2012 to present
Master Tennis Professional - Sportime Kings Park 1998 to present
Stony Brook School High School Boys and Girls Varsity Tennis Coach - 2017 to present
School Tennis Coach Trainer and League Consultant November 2007 to present
Director of Tennis and Head Tennis Professional - Port Jefferson Country Club 1999 to 2010
United States Tennis Association (USTA):
Coach Education and Development National Faculty Member starting 2006 to present.
National Welcome Back To Tennis Specialist starting  2006 to present.
National 10 and Under Tennis Specialist starting 2007 to present.
USTA Provincial Umpire 2008
Special Olympics North America National Tennis Coaches Training Faculty Member starting March 2008 to 2010

Wilson Tennis Advisory Staff member 1998 to present.

USTA/Eastern Section

Tennis Clinician 1998 to present
Suffolk County School Tennis Coordinator starting June 2006 to present
Junior Team Tennis Suffolk County Regional Coordinator starting May 2006 to present.

Committees:

Collegiate Tennis Committee Chairman 2005 to 2009
Junior Team Tennis Committee Member 2006 to 2011
USTA/Eastern Section Long Island USA Team Tennis Coordinator - 1998-1999
Certified NTRP Verifier 1998 to 2003

Association Memberships:

Current:
Suffolk County Tennis Coaches Association President 2014 to present.
Suffolk County Tennis & Education Foundation President 2003 to present.
United Sates Professional Tennis Association Long Island District President 2016 to 2017.

Former:
USTA/ Eastern Long Island Region Board Member
Suffolk County Delegate 1997 to 2002, 2009 to 2012.
USTA Eastern Section Suffolk County District President 2008 to 2012
USPTA Suffolk County Delegate 2000 to 2001
Intercollegiate Tennis Association Advocate 2005 to 2009

Certifications

United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA):
Certified Pro 2 1997
Certified Elite Professional 2003
Court Maintenance Workshop    
Pro Shop management Workshop  
Specialist in Competition Player Development 2009 

United States Tennis Association:
NTRP Verifier Workshop
USTA School’s Program Clinician 
USTA Coach Education and Development National Faculty Member
USTA National 10 Under Tennis Specialist
USTA High Performance Coach 2009

New York State Certified Varsity Tennis Coach.
2012 to present.

Miscellaneous Certifications:

American Sports Education Certified in coaching youth tennis.
Extensive training in numerous tennis related fields.

Tennis Awards

USTA/Eastern Section Volunteer of the Year 1997
USTA Long Island Region Community Special Service Award 2001
USTA/Eastern Section Clinician Award 2002
USTA Eastern Section NJTL Chapter of the Year 2004
USPTA Industry Excellence Award 2006
Youth Enrichment Services (YES) Community Tennis Award 2008
Town of Islip Citation for Community Service 2008
USTA Eastern Section Member Organization of the Year 2008
USTA National No-Cut High School Coaching Team award 2014

Organizational Accomplishments

  1. Effectively represented Suffolk County as member of USTA Long Island Regional Board.
    Increased area participation in tennis promotions and initiatives.
  2. First to activate USTA Eastern Section District by organizing the USTA Suffolk County District Board (2008).
  3. Identified and developed  relationships with organizations important to development of tennis on  Long Island
     i.    Community groups
    ii.    Tennis professionals
    iii.      Tennis industry:
              1.      Clubs    
              2.      Retailers
              3.      Service industry
     
    iv.      School Districts
              1.      Administrators
              2.      Coaches
              3.      PE Staff
              4.      Parent Teacher Association
     
    v.      Collegiate tennis
              1.      Administration
              2.      Coaching staff
              3.      Players
    vi.      Public
              1.      School parents
              2.      Adult tennis enthusiasts
              3.      Junior and adult competitive players
    3. Founded Arias Tennis Corp.
     i.   Professional lesson services
     
    ii.      Facility management
     
    iii.      Web service through website www.ariastennis.com.
              1.      Information resource for Suffolk County tennis information.
              2.      Monthly e-mail announcements sent to e-mail list.
              3.      SCJTL website www.scjtl.org.
                        a.       SCJTL eTennis Center
     iv.      USTA Member Organization
              1.      USTA Team Tennis  participating site
              2.      USTA Community Tennis Association
              3.      USTA National Junior Tennis League Chapter
     
    v.      Member Tennis Industry Association
  4. Development and administration of the Suffolk County Junior Tennis League.
    i.      Identified and addressed need for tennis accessibility and programmin
    ii.      Developed structure, policy, training management of staff.
    iii.      Designed SCJTL to be an effective component and connection to USTA pathway programs.                                                           iv.      Development of the SCJTL School Tennis Initiative.
    v.   Formation of local Non-profit 501C3 tennis and education foundation Suffolk County Tennis & Education Foundation
    vi. Assisted and coordinated numerous tennis events:

Developed Junior Varsity Workshops with collegiate tennis team.

Developed visiting tennis pro program for school tennis teams.

Established TIA Tennis Welcome Centers throughout Suffolk County.

Revived the Suffolk County Boys Varsity Tennis Awards Dinner

TD Waterhouse Cup Chps Award Presentation

Play Tennis America events

Compete in the Parks tournaments

Long Island and Suffolk County Tennis carnivals

USA Tennis Rock & Rally NYC 2002-03

 

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