As Senior Vice President for the WTA, Kathleen Stroia has been responsible for supervising the Sport Sciences & Medicine and Transitions staff and overseeing all departmental functions. She has developed and expanded the department’s individual programs, including establishing standards for tournament physicians, and implementing research projects related to tennis, injury prevention, women’s health issues and new high performance/sports medicine products. She was instrumental to developing and implementing the Age Eligibility Rule and Player Development program initiatives since its inception in 1994. Kathleen earned a B.S. degree in Sports Sciences/Athletic Training, M.S. in Athletic Training and B.S. in Physical Therapy. She has coordinated health coverage for the 2012 Olympics, Special Olympics and Arthur Ashe AIDS Foundation fundraising events. Tennis Industry Magazine named Kathleen one of the “40 under 40” exceptional talents who will bring tennis into the new century.