USPTA Master Professional and PTR Professional, Len Simard is the Racquet Sports, Fitness and GM/COO Search Executive for KOPPLIN, KUEBLER & WALLACE. Len has been placing racquet professionals in the industry for more than a decade and is considered one of the country’s leading recruiter/consultants. Len continues to provide education and guidance to the private club world through comprehensive facility assessments and aiding in senior level placements to club presidents and COOs. Len also serves as the VP of Operations for the New Canaan (CT) Racquet Club and received the 2019 USPTA Small Facility Manager of the Year award for that facility. Len has held long term successful Director of Racquets positions in Toronto, Ontario, Connecticut and Florida. Len has hired, trained and worked with hundreds of professionals and is extremely proud that more than 45 of his former assistants are leading prominent clubs in the U.S. and Canada. Simard, a past president of the USPTA Florida Division, has lectured on popular industry topics at PTR, USPTA, USTA, CMAA, PGA and TIA educational forums and conventions for more than 25 years. Len chaired the committee to create a Director of Racquets online certification course for the USTA/USPTA which is now being introduced to the industry in a master’s degree program and soon to be UF Certificate at the University of Florida.