Ball Persons

The Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is gearing up for another incredible event at the campus of San José State University, August 1-7, 2022. 
We are excited to bring the world’s best women tennis players to the Bay Area.  
We are looking for people ages 12 and older to join our ball person team during the nine days of the tournament (2 days of qualifying and seven days of main draw action.)  The day shift schedule will start at 9:00 am and conclude once the last match of the day session has finished.  The night session schedule starts at 6:00 pm and continues until the second match of the evening has been completed.  
If you are enthusiastic, hardworking, love tennis and are looking for an experience you’ll never forget, then we want you to be a part of our team!         To Register, please click on the link below and select the shifts you can work. Every ball person is required to attend training sessions and commit to working one shift during the qualifying tournament (July 30 – 31) as well as main draw matches.  
As a Ball Person you will receive the following benefits:
  • Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic Tournament uniform
  • Tournament Photo Credential 
  • Meals and Drinks during your shifts
  • One ticket for a parent or friend, for each shift you are scheduled to work
  • New friendships and lasting memories 
In return we ask the following commitment from you:
  • A minimum of three (3) SHIFTS between July 30 – August 7
  • Attend training sessions (based on prior years’ experience)
  • You must be 12 years old by July 30, 2022
Pre-event Training schedule 
  • New Ball Persons and those with 1 year prior experience from the 2021 event Must participate in three (3) of the scheduled training sessions from the dates below.
  • Ball persons with 2 or more year’s experience must attend two (2) scheduled training sessions
Once registered you will start receiving email notifications with more details on the training sessions:
  • June 25 - 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • July  9 - 9:00am – 12:00pm 
  • July 13 - 5:30pm –   8:00pm
  • July 16 - 9:00am – 12:00pm
  • July 23 - 12:00pm – 3:00pm
If you have questions about becoming involved with the tournament as a ball person, please email me at
Come join our ball person team and be a part of the 2022 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. 
Rich Smith
Ball Person Manager