PRINCETON TENNIS PROGRAM NAMES GINA PILEGGI AS ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
(Princeton, NJ) – The PRINCETON TENNIS PROGRAM is pleased to announce that GINA
PILEGGI will join the non-profit organization as its new Executive Director.
Gina Pileggi will bring 26 years of professional experience to The Princeton Tennis Program (PTP). She previously served as a tennis professional at Haddonwood Tennis Club and was the assistant tennis coach for Trenton State College. Throughout her career, she has been involved with the United States Tennis Association – Middle States section serving in various positions including President, Treasurer, and Vice President of Community Development and Player Development. Pileggi served as the Director of Tennis Operations for the RiverWinds Golf and Tennis Club and became General Manager when Ron Jaworski Management took ownership of the club. She most recently served as General Manager of Arrowhead Health & Racquet Club in Medford. Pileggi will succeed retiring Executive Director Gwen Guidice who energetically led and managed PTP for 24 years.
Pileggi will enrich PTP’s proud heritage of offering group instruction to tennis players of all ages, ability levels, and backgrounds – regardless of race, religion, disabilities, skills, or financial means. The PTP most notably runs indoor tennis programs at its Eve Kraft Community Tennis Center. Outdoor programs and summer camps are in partnership with schools and recreation departments in Hamilton Township, Robbinsville, Lawrence, Rocky Hill, Bordentown and others throughout the years. Operating entirely as a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organization, Pileggi will guide PTP’s mission to serve and connect the community of central New Jersey to the sport of tennis. Founded in 1954 by Eve Kraft and John Conroy, PTP has served more than 120,000 area residents through their vision of “Tennis for All”. The grassroots organization offers tennis instruction and day camps for peewee’s and children, plus adult beginner/intermediate lessons, up to professional tournament training.
Pileggi played collegiate tennis for Seton Hall University and Trenton State College. She is All- American Player and State Champion. She graduated from Trenton State College with a degree in communications. She will begin her new role at PTP in mid to late September to coincide with the fall tennis season.