Mark effectively helped us define our club’s needs and expectations and facilitated development of desired skill sets and competencies for our prospective new hire.
— Bryan Kelley, Chair, Wee Burn Country Club Tennis Committee

We partner with club managers and search committees, adding a professional and experienced perspective to your hiring process for a new Professional. We assess your club's program and help you define your priorities and expectations for your new professional. Using our proprietary data, we offer guidance on the structure of your new professional’s employment agreement and the development of a competitive and attractive compensation package.

Armed with an understanding of your expectations and your club’s culture, we develop an engaging and detailed profile of the position which we design to introduce your club and the open position to the best professionals in the industry. McMahon has the experience to identify professionals who have the right experience, are suitably qualified for the responsibilities of the role, and who will be an strong cultural fit with your members.  

Mark McMahon is the private club industry’s only full-time, search and hiring consultant focusing exclusively on the recruitment and hiring for the position of Tennis Director or Director of Racquets. 

McMahon Tennis Search has led successful search assignments and provided hiring consultation for some of America’s most distinguished and storied private clubs

Our laser-focused, full time attention to your project means that we complete most assignments within a 6-8 weeks. When coupled with our fixed-fee pricing model, our model timeline results in many of our client clubs benefiting from the value of our services with zero net cost to the bottom line.

Since 1984, our founder and president, Mark McMahon has helped private clubs create excellence in tennis and racquet-sports programming. With over 20 years of success as a country club Director of Tennis and almost as many years as a private club consultant, Mark knows tennis and understands the evolution and growth of racquet sports as a critical amenity in private clubs.

Mark is respected by managers and professionals and has presented workshops and business management education courses to more than 10,000 professionals across the country. He has served in national roles on behalf of the United States Professional Tennis Association and United States Tennis Association, and as a result of this experience, he knows the most qualified and experienced private club professionals as more than just a Resume and a Cover Letter.


We are confident in the guidance we provide to our client clubs. Because we can never know what life might present, we’ve designed our unconditional guarantee as an extra layer of confidence for your club when you choose McMahon to lead your search.

If our placement leaves your employment for any reason within 18 months, we will conduct a complimentary new search. Alternatively, if as our client you decide to terminate employment of our placement within 3 years, we will conduct a new search for 50% of our current search fee. 

Mark is a highly motivated and articulate individual with almost 30 years of
successful experience in the tennis world of private clubs.
— Jon Knobbe, General Manager, Dunwoody Country Club, Dunwoody, GA