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Special Edition
February 9, 2018
MEET ERIN GROSSMAN
PDTC'S NEW GENERAL MANAGER

By Howard Back & Jeri Todd

Erin Grossman

Erin has been called a "cool" person.  Perhaps that's because she was born and grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. 
 
After high school she spent a year at the University of Alaska Anchorage, then moved to Phoenix.  Erin graduated from Arizona State University, magna cum laude, with a B.A. degree in Politics.  (Erin explains that at most other colleges they call it Political Science.)   She worked her way through college, but found time to be active in the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. 
 
She lived in San Francisco for six years, working at the oldest wholesale coffee roastery in San Francisco. She had valuable experiences but, “was not yet on a career track”.   She was a frequent visitor to her sister’s home in the Palm Springs area, and in 2010 moved to the Coachella Valley and got interested in club and resort management.  She started as a fitness coordinator at Trilogy and worked there for six years in a variety of positions, working her way up to Association Manager.  She has served as Assistant General Manager at Indian Ridge for the last couple years.  Her many duties there included work on the club’s web site and newsletter.
 
Erin lives in La Quinta now, and “loves my two dogs; Kirby and Suki”.   Music is an important part of her life.  She has a band, called Hag, sings and is learning bass guitar.  She likes to read, mainly fiction and mysteries.  She has always been a tennis fan and has played the game herself, hoping to play more in the days ahead. Hiking is another activity, and she enjoys and wants to get better at pickleball.   Pro football?  Yup she likes to watch, and the Oakland Raiders are her favorite team.
 
Why the move to Palm Desert Tennis Club?  Erin has her CMCA (Certified Manager of Community Associations) credential and feels that now is the time to move up to her first job as a Club General Manager.   “It is a real privilege to work here.  And I won’t try to fix what’s not broken. But I will try to improve what can be improved.”



 
UPCOMING EVENTS

2018

February 10th - Club Champ - Men's & Ladies Doubles
February 11th - Club Champ - Mixed Doubles
February 17th - Scavenger Hunt
February 24th - Creativity Fair - PDTC Artists
February 25th - Tennis Exchange - at Deep Canyon
March 3rd - Dinners for Winners Tourney
March 4th - Dinners for Winners - Italian Potluck
March 17th - St. Patrick's Dinner
March 31st and April 1st - Season Round Up Tennis Tourney
April 7th - Tennis Exchange -  Ironwood at PDTC
Board of Directors
 President - Ann Merrill
 Vice President - Brian Long 
 Secretary - Sue Williams
 Treasurer - Jane Turner 
 Emergency Preparedness Chair - Brian Lord 
 Rental Chair - Brian Lord
 Tennis Chair - Karen Dummermuth
 Landscape Chair - Dale Schultz
 Architectural Chair - Brian Long
 Nominating Committee - Sue Williams
 & Karen  Dummermuth
 Holiday Fund Manager - Jane Turner 

Club Staff  
 Erin Grossman - General Manager
 Natasha Taylor - Office Manager
 Steve Geyer - Maintenance Supervisor
 Greg Dunkel - Maintenance Technician    
 Marlon Reveche - Head Tennis Pro
 Heidi Gerner  - Tennis Coordinator
 Amy Kemper - Tennis Coordinator
 Dana Hutchinson – Chef
Newsletter
The Racqueteer is the newsletter of the Palm Desert Tennis Club

Howard Back - Ye Olde Editor

Leon Bennett - Photographer
Pete Szambelan - Photographer
Jeri Todd – Proof Reader
Jan Roemmick – Proof Reader
Pauline Olesen - MailChimp 

Contact Information

palmdeserttenisclub@gmail.com
www.PalmDesertTennisClub.com
Phone: (760) 346-5683
ProShop: (760) 340-9166
Fax: (760) 346-5777 

 
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