Jack Waite • Secretary
Jack is a native of Wisconsin and a graduate in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. After earning Big Ten Player of the year honors in 1991, he embarked on a 10-year professional tennis career where he reached a career high ATP world doubles ranking of #44. He accumulated doubles wins over Roger Federer, Boris Becker, Patrick Rafter, Michael Chang, Goran Ivanisevic, Thomas Muster, and the Bryan Brothers among others, as well as a singles win over Tim Henman. He won ATP Tour Event Doubles Titles in Palermo, Italy (1994), Auckland, New Zealand (1996), and Marbella, Spain (1996).
After retiring from the pro tour, Jack helped found Le Petit Tennis, a company that specializes in teaching tennis to young children around the world. He has worked as a Tennis Professional at Woodfield Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida and as Tennis Director at the Oconomowoc Lake Club in Wisconsin. As the former Director of Development for PTR, a company that trains and certifies teaching pros, Jack oversaw the certification program for the US and Canada. Currently, he serves as Director of Racquet Sports at Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, CT where he oversees the tennis and platform tennis programs. He holds the PTR Tester rating, the United States Professional Tennis Association P1 rating, the Professional Platform Tennis Association P1 rating, and has completed training in Cardio Tennis and USTA High Performance. In 2009, he was named the Connecticut PTR Member of the Year. His volunteer service includes roles as a representative on the ATP Player Council (2000-2002), the USOC Athletes Advisory Committee (2002-2004), the USTA Nominating Committee (2005-2008), Chairman of the USTA Pro Circuit Committee (2009-2014) and member (2015-present), as well as Chairman of the PTR Education Committee (2016-17).