Rachel Dagen - ITA Director of Special Projects and Assistant to the CEO

Rachel Dagen joined the ITA on March 1, 2016. She currently serves as Director of Special Projects and Assistant to the CEO. Dagen provides support to the ITA’s fundraising and development efforts and manages the following ITA events: the ITA Coaches Convention, Oracle ITA Arthur Ashe/All-Star Weekend and Board of Directors meetings. She also administers both the ITA David A Benjamin Achievement Award and the ITA Meritorious Service Award, in addition to providing operational support to the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Halls of Fame.

Prior to joining the ITA, Dagen worked at the University of Kansas as the Administrative Assistant to the Women’s Basketball Head Coach. She managed the day-to-day functions and operations for the women’s basketball suite and offices. While at Kansas, she also was a Staff Diversity Committee Member.

Dagen earned a bachelor’s degree in Human Communication from Arizona State University in August 2008, and went on to earn a master’s in Athletic Administration from Western Kentucky University in May 2012.

Rachel, originally from Gaithersburg, Maryland, currently resides in Tempe, Arizona. She enjoys traveling, photography, baking and spending time with friends and family.