We are pleased to introduce our selection as General Manager of the Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club. Adam Della Rocca is a seasoned general manager with an illustrative career in hospitality and hotel management.
Adam and his family relocated from California, returning to his wife’s hometown, in 2019.
Adam has managed boutique hotels around the world and was featured by Hotel Management Magazine as a “GM to Watch” in 2017. He looks forward to broadening his experience in the hospitality industry by matching his leadership skills with the pedigree of the ILTSC, where he hopes to call upon his managerial experience to continue to drive the excellent reputation of the Club.
Prior to joining ILTSC, Adam was the General Manager at the Keating Hotel, the Surfer Beach Hotel, and Oceanside Marina Suites, all in Southern California, and Deputy Manager at the Wheatley Arms in Ben Rhydding.
Adam is a lifelong athlete and traded in his quiver of surfboards for that of a rugby ball upon his return to England. He currently holds the captaincy for the Ilkley RFC 2nd XV. He is dubiously hopeful that he can transfer some of that athletic prowess to the squash and tennis courts.
Adam has two young daughters who attend Ashlands Primary. The camaraderie and familial ties of ILTSC were significant points of interest in his vying for the role. He will begin March 1st and expresses his optimism that he can begin meeting members in person not long after that.