Blackwood Tennis Background
Blackwood Tennis, LLC is founded and owned by Nick Blackwood. His career in tennis extends over twenty-six years, and incorporates involvement within every field of the sport. Nick has spent more than a decade traveling and coaching on the ATP/WTA world tours, ITF Pro Circuit throughout North America, as well UTSA National Events, in which he served as the sectional coach for the Florida and Southwest Sections. He personally and successfully instructs players of all ages and levels. He has coached both men’s and ladies league teams, in addition to developing junior players from 10 & Under divisions to the pro ranks. Moreover, Nick was the Co-Founder and Director of Pavel Blackwood Tennis Academy (PBTA), a high performance full time boarding Tennis academy. Adding to the expanse of his knowledge, he was a multi-year tournament director of the USTA Pro Circuit 50k Women’s event. Finally, Nick has been the director of tennis in some of the most prestigious country clubs and five-star resorts. With his diverse, well-rounded experience, Nick created Blackwood Tennis Management with the visions of profound dedication to first-class management services, and an intense passion for the game of tennis in mind.
Why we’re above the rest
Nick’s impressive background at multiple five-star, five-diamond resorts will provide unprecedented value to your property. His assembled powerhouse team of world-class professionals, otherwise known as our Tennis Management Team, brings cutting edge technology to Blackwood managed facilities through their proprietary software applications. This unique software allows for the best utilization and allocation of court time versus instruction time, court reservation bookings, and member communications. We understand that tennis is an amenity for resorts and country clubs. Our main goal is to not only assist in selling rooms and memberships, but to be a leading attraction that helps draw in new guests and members, as well as to assist with retention of both.Our understanding of revenue generation guarantees to drive an increased value to current memberships, while growing the membership base, driving hotel room nightly rates, and expanding income. At Blackwood Tennis, we know and have what it takes to turn your resort into a renowned tennis retreat.
Under the direction of Blackwood Management’s Executive Team, we will staff your tennis facility with a Blackwood Management trained Head Tennis Professional and any other appropriate staffing positions. Blackwood Management staff must undergo stringent screening, and are all trained in the Blackwood Management methods of facility and club management. While we customize each tennis club management service contract to suit your facility’s specific needs, all Blackwood Management facilities core programs are similar in their essence. This ensures rapid deployment of our customer-focused, high quality staff from the first day of when Blackwood Management begins to manage the facility. The dollars once spent on a Director of Tennis’ salary can now be used for an all-encompassing management solution for your Tennis Facility. We can eliminate the stress of your facilities tennis operations, making revenue-generation an easy and positive experience with no a base-line expense, and no worries about payroll overhead, insurance, staff scheduling.
Blackwood Management understands the need of generating revenue for your resort. We partner with you by creating programs and packages which will include, but are not limited to, hotel night packages to tennis members, spa getaway packages to tennis players and major tennis camps which can feature recognized tennis professionals. Our Marketing and Public Relations team can agilely handle all aspects of your tennis operation’s advertising, branding, and consumer communication processes including planning, designing, production, and placement. We can market your facility in both general and specific packages, as well as events or campaigns to targeted audiences. Building first class relationships with each customer a key component to increasing revenue generation. Retaining your current membership, improving member relations and growing the membership base is a vital. Our team is dedicated to building and solidifying those relationships to ensure that each customer sees the value in your offered services, leaving happy and feeling positive about their experience, thereby creating a desire to return and an excitement to refer their family and friends to us in the future.
Our fully licensed and insured, first-class management services can begin today. Extreme understanding of revenue generation can begin today. Intense passion and unprecedented value to your resort can begin today. Blackwood Management proudly delivers each of these with unrivaled mastery.
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what we offer1
- Resorts and Hotels
- Country Clubs
- Private Residential Services
- Municipal Facilities
Tennis Camps for Adults and Juniors
- Destination Camp Packages (specializing in Ladies Team tennis camps)
- Junior Tennis Camps (from high level juniors to beginners)
- Fantasy Camps (both former and current tennis players join together to instruct and play with camp participants)
- Organization, marketing and advertising; on-site event management
- Post-event reporting
- Tournament and exhibition matches of all sizes and types, including: professional events, fundraisers, charity organizations, junior tournaments, corporate team-building events, as well as social ‘round robin’ and mixer events.
Tennis Vacation Packages
- Set tennis get-away packages at our various Blackwood managed facilities
- Customized tennis packages for groups of 6 or more that can be completely designed surrounding players’ desires.