Ashley Owens is the co-founder of CourtReserve (www.courtreserve.com) a web-based software platform with a concentrated focus on court management/utilization, program/event management, pro scheduling, member management and more. She also co-founded Tennisrungs, a competitive tennis ladder software product that has been used by over 500 clubs in over 19 countries. Ashley and her team have built a company culture based on excellent customer service and growing their product by empowering their clients and being innovators in the field. Ashley and her husband Tim enjoy tennis and pickleball near their home in St Augustine Florida.
Mark McMahon is a USPTA Master Professional and has been recognized as the USPTA National Professional of the Year. McMahon is one of the club industry's most awarded racquet sports search consultants, and since 2008 he has been the founder and president of McMahon Careers. Today the firm works with private clubs looking to hire the right Tennis or Racquet Sports Director. McMahon also provides one-to-one career coaching which is designed to help club professionals assess their career pathway, establish realistic goals, and build the skills to succeed. In 2020, McMahon Careers launched The Certified Racquet Sports Executive (CRSE) Program. The CRSE Program is a 10-month long advanced career development program for certified professionals who aspire to manage, administer, and direct a private club program more effectively, more professionally, and more confidently.
McMahon is a former USPTA Florida Division President and national board member, and was a founding faculty member of the original CMAA Sports Management Program. In 2020, McMahon Careers partnered with USPTA to provide a wide range of executive search and career services to employers and professionals with the launch of USPTA DIRECTORSEARCH powered by McMahon Careers. More information about these services can be found here: https://www.usptadirectorsearch.com/
Paula Scheb is the Director of Sports at Bonita Bay Club, overseeing the tennis, pickleball, croquet and aquatics program. The club has 18 tennis courts, including 4 PlaySight courts, retail area, 10 nova cushion pickleball courts, an oversized croquet lawn, and contemporary pool. The club boasts 5 golf courses, 20,000 square fitness center and 10,000 square foot spa. The club has over 4,000 members. Paula knows she has been lucky to find herself surrounded by a fantastic membership and an amazing work team!
Paula has been at the Bonita Bay Club, in Southwest Florida for 29 years and is a USPTA Master Professional. Bonita Bay Club has been recognized as a top 100 Platinum Club of America. Platinum Clubs of America represents the upper 5% of America's Top Private Clubs of Excellence, as voted by over 3,000 Club General Managers, Owners and Presidents in the recent biennial election. In addition, “Tennis Industry” magazine named Bonita Bay Club as the 2015 Private Facility of the Year.
Paula graduated from the University of Florida with a BS degree in Business Marketing. She played college tennis for the #2 nationally ranked Lady Gators and was a doubles All-American at UF.
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