Director of Tennis – Bruce Levine
Bruce Levine currently is the men’s and women’s tennis coach at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA. Bruce served as interim women’s tennis coach at Vassar College in the spring of 2016, filling in for a coach who was on sabbatical. Vassar went 13-8, including a win against nationally ranked Skidmore, and finished the year ranked 18th in the Northeast Region.
Levine is the owner and CEO of tennis2tennis, a tennis consulting firm that works with tennis clubs regarding specific operational issues. He also conducts operational studies that include marketing, programming, staffing and operations. Before tennis2tennis, Levine was the general manager and partner at Courtside Racquet Club from 2005 to 2014. During his tenure at Courtside, Levine saw Courtside Racquet Club earn 2009 Facility of the Year by USTA National.
The Springfield College graduate was the director of tennis at Oak Lane Country Club from 1990 to 2001, preceded by stops as the senior vice president of tennis operations at Spectrum Sports (1986-1989) and assistant women’s tennis coach at Skidmore (1980-1999). In 1998, he helped Skidmore win the Division III national championship.
Levine is the treasurer of the USTA Middle States Board of Directors, while also holding a chair of the Junior Development Committee of the USTA. He is a member of the National Adult Competition Committee, and is the incoming USPTA Middle States President. Levine was voted as the New Haven Register coach of the year in 2003 and 2004 while coaching the boys’ team at Amity Regional High School and was a faculty member of the World Tennis Congress in 2014 and 2015.
Snapshot Bruce’s Business Plan for Copper Valley Club
- To grow the membership via exposure and a professionally run tennis program
- Service members in programming special events, team play and private and semi private instruction
- Grow awareness of club programs and events via social media and e-blasts
- Create new and exciting “special events” for members and potentially their quests
- Offer opportunities for retail of apparel, footwear and hardgoods on site at the club
Bruce is committed to expand and grow tennis activities at CVC for adults, young adults and children as well as improve the social aspect of the club. The Copper Valley Club will have a full service tennis operations including racquet stringing, apparel merchandise and tennis equipment in a staffed tennis pro shop. Your 2018 membership will include the availability of a limited number of free clinics, cardio events and other activities.