Search and Consulting at Clubs with Len Simard, Part 1

Oct 4, 2023

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In this 2 part episode of Racquet Fuel, hosts Kim Bastable and Simon Gale speak with Len Simard, Search and Consulting Executive with Kopplin, Kuebler, and Wallace. Len annually manages the searches for hundreds of leadership positions and clubs around the US, specializing in Directors of Racquet Sports searches, so he knows what it takes to succeed in the role. 

He shares information about the evolution of search firms in the country club industry, some secrets to hiring and consulting for racquet sports departments, and leadership and staffing, and more.

00:16 – The evolution of search firms in the country club industry
2:42 – Hiring and consulting for racquet sports departments
5:18 – Racquet sports club director roles and responsibilities
10:02- Becoming a Director of Racquets at a private member equity club
12:41 – Leadership development and staffing for country clubs
14:44 – Transitioning to a Director of Racquets role
20:48: Leadership and skills for club managers
Looking to become a more confident, competent, and clear business leader with a lifelong career in the industry? Become a PTR- or USPTA-Certified Director of Racquet Sports. Visit our website to learn more!

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