Stacey Allaster

Chief Executive, Professional Tennis, United States Tennis Association

Chapter Board - Tampa Bay

A consummate tennis professional named by Forbes magazine as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Sports," Stacey Allaster has held virtually every position imaginable in the world of tennis: from a junior to a collegiate player; to Tournament Director in Toronto; to a VP of Tennis Canada; to Chairman, President and CEO of the world's leading professional sport for women, the WTA; to Chief Executive, Professional Tennis for the United State Tennis Association.

An advocate for women, Allaster was instrumental in securing equal prize money for women tennis players at all four Grand Slams, which was finally completed in 2007 when Wimbledon and Roland Garros committed to offering equal pay to male and female athletes.

Allaster holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Physical Education from the University of Western Ontario where she also received a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa (LL.D.) and has an MBA from the Ivey School of Business. The mother to children Jackand Alexandra, Allaster and husband John Milkovich reside in St. Petersburg, Florida.

 

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