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Joe Arias

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

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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

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:

Former:

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 
  • USPTA/ITPTA Certified 2019

United States Tennis Association (USTA):

  • 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.

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
  • October 9, 2013: USTA names Coach Joe Arias to 2013 No-Cut National All-Star team.
  • Suffolk County Boys Varsity Tennis Coach of the Year 2018
  • Private School Atheltic Association Girls Varsity Tennis Eastern Division Coach of the Year 2018

Organizational Accomplishments

  1. Effectively represented Suffolk County as member of USTA Long Island Regional Board.
  2. Increased area participation in tennis promotions and initiatives.
  3. First to activate USTA Eastern Section District by organizing the USTA Suffolk County District Board (2008).
  4. Identified and developed relationships with organizations important to development of tennis on Long Island
    1. Community groups
    2. Tennis professionals
    3. Tennis industry:
      1. Clubs
      2. Retailers
      3. Service industry
    4. School Districts
      1. Administrators
      2. Coaches
      3. PE Staff
      4. Parent Teacher Association
    5. Collegiate tennis
      1. Administration
      2. Coaching staff
      3. Players
    6. Public
      1. School parents
      2. >Adult tennis enthusiasts
      3. Junior and adult competitive players
  5. Founded Arias Tennis Corp.
    1. Professional lesson services
    2. Facility management
    3. 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.
        1. SCJTL eTennis Center
    4. USTA Member Organization
      1. USTA Team Tennis  participating site
      2. USTA Community Tennis Association
      3. USTA National Junior Tennis League Chapter
    5. Member Tennis Industry Association
  6. Development and administration of the Suffolk County Junior Tennis League.
    1. Identified and addressed need for tennis accessibility and programmin
    2. Developed structure, policy, training management of staff.
    3. Designed SCJTL to be an effective component and connection to USTA pathway programs.
    4. Development of the SCJTL School Tennis Initiative.
    5. Formation of local Non-profit 501C3 tennis and education foundation Suffolk County Tennis & Education Foundation
    6. 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
      • Developed TryTennis.org new adult tennis player intitative.

 

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