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USTA Hawaii Pacific Section
932 Ward Avenue, Suite 490
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814


Officials & Rules

The USTA Officials Department oversees the certification and assignments of officials at all levels of tennis in the United States, from grassroots to professional events.  This ongoing program for the recruitment and training of new officials offers an opportunity for tennis enthusiasts to become involved in a variety of officiating roles, ranging from overseeing local junior/senior tournaments and collegiate events, to officiating on court at the US Open.  For more information please contact the Official’s Committee Co-Chairs:

        Susan Welton at or (808) 936-3743
        Stef Higa at or (808) 291-1762



Interested in becoming an USTA Official?
2014 Officials School is on Sunday, May 18, 2014
8am - 4pm, Hokulani Elementary School
Contact Stef Higa for more info: or (808) 291-1762





Anyone interested in becoming a certified USTA official:

New Officials Contact:  Stefanie Higa @ or 291-1762

Returning officials sign-up on NUCULA.


Guidelines for Work Opportunities as an Official
• Become certified by  attending a class conducted by a National USTA Trainer and passing an open book test. 
• Review the 2013 tournament schedule at,scroll to tournaments and then home.
• For District work opportunities please contact the  District representatives at :
        Maui: Jane Sakakihara at or 808-871-9165
        Kauai: Carolyn Lum at or 808-245-9661
        East Hawaii: Carol Ah Yo at or 808-959-2316
        West Hawaii: William Wortley at or 808-333-4738
        Oahu: Myrah Kim at or 808-291-1883
• For Section work opportunities please contact the Official’s Committee Co-Chairs
        Susan Welton at or (808) 936-3743
        Stef Higa at or (808) 291-1762
• Please apply for work via email or telephone and your application will be reviewed by the appropriate District or Sectional representative.

Click here for more information on:
-USTA Officials Code of Conduct
-Referee Manual
-Chair Umpire Handbook
Training/Education Information and Schedule and more

Click here for Ball Persons Training Manual



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