The U.S. Lawn Tennis Association has chosen Renville McMann, a Westinghouse sales executive, its new president. McMann, active in tennis as an official and player for more than 30 years, set three goals: to make tennis part of the physical fitness program advocated by President Eisenhower, bring the Davis Cup back to the U.S. and organize the 75th anniversary celebration of the USLTA this year.

As the new executive secretary of the National Ski Association, Tom Jacobs, 29-year-old coach of the University of Colorado ski team and 1952 Olympic cross country competitor, plans to develop future champions through a nationwide system of junior ski schools. Canadian born, and four years a star on the Middlebury College team, Jacobs was a leader in the integration of skiing into the NCAA.