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What Is A Tennis Official? A referee, chair umpire, line umpire, or roving umpire who ensures that a tennis match is conducted under the fairest possible conditions.

Why Be A Tennis Official?

  • Contribute to the sport of tennis
  • Gain a greater appreciation for the game
  • Build relationships within the tennis community
  • Be part of the team of officials who make a tennis event successful for players and spectators

Is it hard work? Most of the time.
Is it a challenge? Always.
Is it fun? Sometimes, but valued friendships are developed and the biggest rewards come from meeting the challenge and a job well done.

Steps to Become and Offical

  1. Be a USTA member.
  2. Complete the online Safe Play Training, which includes passing a criminal background check.
  3. Complete the Introduction to Officiating, Rules and Regulations modules, and Roving 1 (once available) to complete the testing requirement for Provisional Certification. Click here to access these courses.  As of March 30, 2016, only four modules are available.
  4. Complete the NC mentoring program.  Once items 1, 2, and 3 are completed each individual must contact Scotty Moore (ScottyMoore07@gmail.com) and request mentoring instructions.
  5. This as well as other information including Friend at Court is online.

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USTA NC Tennis Officials Committee Members

Scott Moore, Committee Chair (scottymoore07@gmail.com)

Wayne Tesh

Diane Spangler

Lindsay Pratt

Nick Newcomb

Scott Handback

Donald Clark

Rodney Bailey, Board Liaison

Joanna Scott, Staff Liaison

Gwenda Priest, Staff Liaison