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April 25, 2017

Manhattanville College partners with USTA

Purchase NY — Manhattanville College announced today that it has formed a new partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA) that will bring a Professional Tennis Management (PTM) degree program to the college in the spring of 2018. Manhattanville... (Full story …)

October 20, 2016

USF to host College Tennis Exposure Camp

Registrations are being accepted for Coach Ed Krass’ 28th Annual College Tennis Exposure Camp to be held December 3 & 4, 2016 at University of South Florida in Tampa. Former Harvard University Tennis Coach Ed Krass will direct the camp... (Full story …)

August 27, 2016

The college prep tennis factory

“Our students go to Harvard, they go to Duke, they go to Columbia … and they also go to Wimbledon” - Emilio Sánchez Vicario (Full story …)

November 21, 2015

Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship

The Midwest Youth Tennis & Education Foundation (MYTEF), charitable arm of the USTA/Midwest Section, has announced the establishment of the Anne Krupp Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is being started in partnership with Anne’s family and many of her friends. Anne... (Full story …)

March 30, 2015

PTR expands education

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry announces the expansion of its educational offering with a new Senior Development Certification pathway and Level 3 Junior Development Program. By the end of 2015, PTR will have 1,000 hours of education... (Full story …)

July 28, 2014

Better tennis through science

Sport Science Clinic featuring Dr. Melissa Hunfalvay Returns to Sea Colony Tennis Center on Saturday, August 9. Sports psychologist, author and speaker and celebrated coach team up to teach mental strategies and visual tactics at Bethany Beach, Del. tennis resort. (Full story …)

June 7, 2014

8th Annual IART Symposium, Sept. 2014

The 8th annual IART training symposium is scheduled for September 20th through September 24th at Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, Florida. This is the premier training event for shop owners, especially those who service racquets or employ technicians who do. The... (Full story …)

February 15, 2014

'Coach Youth Tennis' to improve coaching

The USPTA, USTA, PTR, and USOC are excited to announce the launch of an educational curriculum program, “Coach Youth Tennis,” a series of online courses and a hands-on workshop introducing participants to the fundamentals required for success in working with... (Full story …)

December 18, 2013

'Macci Magic' now available

NEW YORK, N.Y. — “MACCI MAGIC: Extracting Greatness From Yourself and Others,” the new inspirational book by renowned tennis coach Rick Macci, is now available for sale and download, New Chapter Press announced today. “MACCI MAGIC,” available where books are... (Full story …)

December 1, 2013

ASBA releases informative video

Designed to educate the public on the importance of hiring an experienced sports facility design professional. (Full story …)

September 1, 2013

It’s U.S. Open Time – How’s Your Game?

As Open gets underway, largest operator of indoor tennis facilities in the United States, Life Time Fitness, offers tips for improving your tennis game (Full story …)

June 30, 2013

PTR launches educational site

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announces the launch of PTRtennis.tv this week to provide an online educational resource available to everyone. As a professional organization, PTR’s goal is to provide its members with educational and continuing... (Full story …)

March 17, 2013

PTM Minor Now Available at Methodist University

Fayetteville, NC — The Professional Tennis Management (PTM) Program is very unique and has been designed for people who are interested in, and passionate about, a career in tennis. There are currently three PTM Programs in the country, and the... (Full story …)

February 26, 2013

Tennis-playing youths get better grades

Statistics show 48% Of Tennis Players Have an “A” Average and 81% Aspire to Attend College. Tennis Participation Positively Influences the Lives of U.S. Youth. Across All Socioeconomic Levels. (Full story …)

August 4, 2012

Sport Science Day Returns

Coming to Sea Colony Tennis Center, Bethany Beach, Delaware, August 11th. (Full story …)

April 28, 2012

Gigi Fernandez earns USPTA certification

2010 International Tennis Hall of Fame inductee receives Professional 1 certification (Full story …)

February 23, 2012

USPTA provides grant to A’s & Aces

The United States Professional Tennis Association presented a grant to A’s & Aces in support of its mission to provide academic support, life skills and tennis to New Orleans public school children. The grant makes it possible for A’s &... (Full story …)

February 21, 2012

Wilson launches summer tennis camps

Top Tennis Coaches Lead Programs at Premier Facilities in the U.S. Using Latest Teaching Techniques with Wilson Rackets (Full story …)

January 16, 2012

A New Year's tennis resolution

Tennis expert revisits the 2011 ATP World Tour Finals to reveal point-winning strategies for tennis players of all levels (Full story …)

December 18, 2011

Global Rule Change for 10 and Under Tennis

On January 1, 2012 the rules of tennis officially will be changed and require that 10 and Under Tennis tournaments be played utilizing smaller, lighter racquets and lower-bouncing balls on smaller courts. The change was adopted by the USTA in... (Full story …)

September 28, 2011

Thomson receives top USPTA honors

Top education credit earner (Full story …)

August 17, 2011

Club managers: Send pros to the USPTA Conference

The United States Professional Tennis Association wants all club managers to consider the tremendous benefits of sending their director of tennis and/or teaching professional staff members to the World Conference on Tennis from Sept. 19 - 24 at the Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

July 11, 2011

USTA Serves to grant 78 scholarships

Totaling more than $400,000. (Full story …)

June 28, 2011

Book reveals professional training secrets

USTA-endorsed iPad-compatible title demonstrates drills and exercises for championship conditioning (Full story …)

June 22, 2011

Grand Slam Secrets Revealed

National Tennis Pro Danny Bowens Releases Get To The Net Video on DVD (Full story …)

June 7, 2011

Dartfish partners with Nike Sports Camps

Partnership enables novices to learn and enhance performance using the same techniques as practiced by Olympic athletes (Full story …)

May 23, 2011

Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Workshop

PTR & USTA Texas (Full story …)

May 12, 2011

PTR to Offer New Course

Will Supplement Junior Development Workshop and Certification (Full story …)

March 22, 2011

USTA Launches Youth Coaching Initiative

Stanford, CA — United States Tennis Association (USTA) has entered into a national partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) to provide PCA’s Double-Goal Coach® training for more than 2,000 USTA youth tennis instructors. “The United States Tennis Association is very... (Full story …)

March 5, 2011

USPTA announces the one-clinic challenge

USPTA’s Tennis Across America and Tennis - for the health of it! help fight childhood obesity (Full story …)

November 1, 2010

USPTA Announces Launch of New Mandatory Education

New Accredited Professional Coach membership classification includes mandatory continuing education (Full story …)

October 26, 2010

USTA SW Holds Regional Community Workshop

How to grow tennis, particularly the youth market in USTA Southwest, was the theme of the recent USTA Southwest Regional Community Tennis Development Workshop (RCTDW), held Oct. 9-10 at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Ariz. Speakers and panelists from... (Full story …)

October 25, 2010

USTA Eastern to Hold College Showcase Day

High School Juniors and Seniors to Learn about Potential Scholarships and Playing Opportunities from College Tennis Coaches (Full story …)

October 14, 2010

PTR’s Orlando PDW a Big Success

Hilton Head Island, SC — For the first time since its inception, PTR’s Professional Development Weekend was held outside its normal environs on Hilton Head Island, SC. The Hyatt Grand Cypress in Orlando FL, provided an ideal locale with its... (Full story …)

September 21, 2010

SportsMD.com Launches

Premier Sports Medicine, Health and Nutrition Website Connects Top Doctors and Fitness Experts to the Everyday Athlete. Free On-line Resource Featuring Videos, Articles and Doctors Dedicated to Sports-Related Information and Education (Full story …)

August 23, 2010

QuickStart on Center Court

First-ever QuickStart clinic to be held on center court during the U.S. Open (Full story …)

July 19, 2010

TennisResources.com helps enhance lessons

Looking for educational or instructional videos on tennis? How about articles and drill diagrams? Check out the USPTA’s TennisResources.com, an extensive search engine that allows tennis-teaching professionals, coaches and players of all levels to find all things tennis. The site... (Full story …)

July 13, 2010

PTR Pro Development Weekend Moves to Orlando

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its Professional Development Weekend, October 7-10, 2010, at the Hyatt Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida. The new venue will make travel to the event easier and the expanded... (Full story …)

July 9, 2010

TIA Establishes Facility and Retailer Panels

The TIA has created a Facility Panel and a Retailer Panel, to help identify current needs, issues and concerns of both the tennis facility and tennis retail businesses. “Both panels will help keep us better in touch with what facilities... (Full story …)

June 30, 2010

Har-Tru Maintenance Course to be Held in NYC

Lee Tennis Court Products, the manufacturer of Har-Tru, will be hosting a Har-Tru Maintenance Certification Seminar Aug. 12-13 at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy, Sportime at Randall’s Island in New York City. The purpose of the seminar is to bring... (Full story …)

June 25, 2010

Federal Funds Available to Tennis Facilities

Each year, the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) awards millions of dollars to schools and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs. Your local tennis facility could work with a school or schools in your... (Full story …)

June 22, 2010

Indian and Pakistani players join forces

Promoting peace through Wimbledon, 21 June-4 July in London, England. (Full story …)

May 11, 2010

Drysdale Tennis School Receives High Honors

Named as one of the best Tennis Camps in the World by Tennis Resorts Online (Full story …)

May 5, 2010

PTR Announces A First in USA Coach Education

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announces a first in coach education for USA tennis teaching professionals and coaches. PTR has developed a new training program - PTR Master of Tennis (Performance) - with external assessment... (Full story …)

May 3, 2010

National Physical Activity Plan is Off and Running

USPTA is part of public/private partnership for plan to improve public health (Full story …)

April 30, 2010

Rubin and Harmon to Teach at USTA Camp

Former Australian Open Semifinalist and Former US Olympic Coach will beUSTA Eastern’s Camp A.C.E. Weeklong Camp to Improve Tennis Skills and Prepare Students for College. (Full story …)

April 27, 2010

Guide to getting a tennis scholarship

Six Sigma Tennis Author Publishes College Scholarship Guide to Help Kids Gain the Skills to Secure a Tennis Scholarship into College. Author Steven Falk wrote "The Six Sigma Tennis College Scholarship Guide" just 60 days after the successful release of "Six Sigma Tennis"; the handbook compares to SAT College Prep Guides and is 100-percent guaranteed (Full story …)

April 22, 2010

USTA to Conduct Player Development Camp

Six Young Americans to Attend Camp in Birmingham, Ala., April 21-25, in Conjunction With Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Semifinal. (Full story …)

April 8, 2010

Using Six Sigma Principles in Tennis

Author Steven Falk wrote "Six Sigma Tennis" upon returning to Stanford Tennis after recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) to share his successful methodology with tennis enthusiasts, students and instructors; the book now is available at the newly opened Media on Main. (Full story …)

April 7, 2010

Darling Tennis Center now USTA Certified

Las Vegas Facility Becomes 11th USTA Certified Regional Training Center, Expanding USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. (Full story …)

April 5, 2010

Baby Goes Pro to Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Baby Goes Pro to Play Integral Role in First Lady's "Let's Move" Initiative to Fight Childhood Obesity at Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 5, 2010. (Full story …)

April 2, 2010

Rod Laver Memoir Officially Released

"The Education of a Tennis Player", from New Chapter Press (Full story …)

April 1, 2010

Win Forever Academy at The Home Depot Center

Pete Carroll-inspired approach to the mental and physical aspects of athletics will guide a series of summer camps for student-athletes. (Full story …)

March 31, 2010

WTT Accepting Applications for Scholarships

$15,000 in Donnelly Award scholarships to be awarded by Novo Nordisk to young tennis players with diabetes (Full story …)

March 25, 2010

Internet Bidding Premiere for AAYTE Auction

Items Available on Internet for First Time, starting March 29. (Full story …)

March 15, 2010

'Customer Service' & 'Natural Gut' Seminar

Presented by Tim Strawn of Grand Slam Stringers. (Full story …)

January 25, 2010

USTA Training Center-East Begins Programming

Eagle Fustar Tennis Will Serve as Certified Regional Training Center for USTA NorCal. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand. USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country (Full story …)

December 10, 2009

USPTA Announces 2010 Certification Exams

The United States Professional Tennis Association, the world’s leader in tennis-teaching certification, provides tennis-teaching professionals with the opportunity to earn the sport’s most respected certification by participating in one of more than 165 USPTA Certification Exams scheduled nationwide in 2010... (Full story …)

December 2, 2009

New Courses to Debut at PTR International Symposium

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will debut several exciting, new professional development workshops at its International Tennis Symposium in February. They are designed to enhance the knowledge and skill levels of the tennis teachers and coaches... (Full story …)

November 19, 2009

RSTTA Receives Sectional NJTL of the Year Award

Rodney Street Tennis and Tutoring Association best in USTA Middle States Section. (Full story …)

November 11, 2009

USTA Announces Scholar Athlete Grant

Annual "Pancho Gonzalez " Grant to Recognize Male and Female Student of Hispanic Heritage who Aspire to Reach Excellence in Tennis and Academics (Full story …)

November 9, 2009

USTA Player Development Launches Training Center-East

At Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. (Full story …)

October 28, 2009

PTM Program at Ferris State Offers Course in TennisConnect

Software tool designed to manage a tennis facility’s business is now required study for students at premier tennis management program. (Full story …)

October 13, 2009

Tecnifibre Signs New Partnership with 6th Sense

Tecnifibre has just signed a new partnership with 6th Sense, the tennis academy launched by Justine Henin and Carlos Rodriguez. 6th Sense has 2 academies. One in Belgium, the other in the USA. Tecnifibre becomes the official tennis partner with... (Full story …)

August 10, 2009

International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum Offers Free Tennis Lessons Conducted by USPTA Pros

Donate a Tennis Racquet before August 20 and Receive Two Free Tickets to the Hall of Fame Champions Cup (Full story …)

USTA Names John Newcombe Tennis Ranch as a Certified Training Center

Joins Austin Tennis Academy to Comprise Texas RTC Network; Additional Site to be Added. New USTA Certified Regional Training Centers will Expand USTA Player Development’s Programming Throughout the Country. (Full story …)

July 9, 2009

Peter Burwash International to Direct Tennis Program at Las Ventanas

Peter Burwash International (PBI) is pleased to announce it has recently signed an agreement to provide tennis management services for the renowned Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort. Often listed as one of the world’s finest hotels, Las Ventanas... (Full story …)

July 7, 2009

PTR Schedules Summer Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Workshop

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will present two Instructing Wheelchair Tennis Workshops this summer - one on August 28 at Oak Creek Tennis Center in Dallas, Texas, and the other at Chaplin Park Tennis Center,... (Full story …)

July 2, 2009

Three Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy Students Reach Semis of Junior Wimbledon

Three of the players left in the semis of the Boys’ Singles at Junior Wimbledon all make their home at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. Jordan Cox, Devin Britton, and Bernard Tomic all train at the NBTA and all three... (Full story …)

PTR Schedules Professional Development Weekend

*Hilton Head Island, SC - - *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its Professional Development Weekend, September 17-20, 2009. PTR Headquarters on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is the site of the annual event. This year’s line up is better... (Full story …)

May 18, 2009

PTR Gives Photography Scholarship to Honor Dr. Ken Mak

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) today presented a plaque and $2,500 check to the Photography Department of Hilton Head Island High School to honor the memory of Dr. Kin Yee Mak (aka Ken Mak). Ken... (Full story …)

Competitiveness and Perfectionism: Common Traits of Both Athletic Performance and Disordered Eating

Timberline Knolls Offers Tips to Athletes, Parents and Coaches on how to Avoid, Detect and Understand Eating Disorders (Full story …)

May 12, 2009

Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps

Tennis Resorts Online has just published its annual rankings of the Top 100 Tennis Resorts and Camps. Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Kiawah Island in South Carolina returns to the top position among resorts, edging out last year’s No. 1... (Full story …)

Go Beyond Tennis Coaching Basics

Champaign, IL— Tennis is thriving: Over the past five years tennis participation at the high school level has increased more than 10 percent each year, and total participation is over 14.5 million in the United States alone. Written for high... (Full story …)

May 5, 2009

USPTA launches Professional Tennis Coaches Academy

Site is the industry’s newest technology for teacher education (Full story …)

March 3, 2009

USTA to Conduct Player Development Tennis Camp in Conjunction with Davis Cup First Round Tie

Seven Young Americans to Attend Camp in Birmingham, Ala., March 3-8 (Full story …)

'Tennis Night in America' Serves Up a Winner

National Effort in 50 States at 700 Facilities Attracts Tens of Thousands of Kids, Parents (Full story …)

February 19, 2009

HEAD's Speed Lesson #1 by Novak Djokovic Now Available

HEAD has launched the first of 6 SPEED Lessons by Novak Djokovic on www.head.com or visit www.speedlessons.com. With Novak Djokovic as the voiceover and a crazy test giving consumers the opportunity to win one of 10 new autographed SPEED Racquets,... (Full story …)

February 5, 2009

Hop-A-Razzi Makes Fetching Tennis Balls Easy

Innovative ball basket with wheels and adjustable handle allows quick pick-up and play (Full story …)

January 28, 2009

PTR SoCal Coaches Workshop Set

*Hilton Head Island, SC — *Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold a Coaches Workshop entitled PTR Kids Tennis, Beyond QuickStart, March 13-14, 2009, at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, California. The two day event, geared to those... (Full story …)

December 16, 2008

USPTA Hosts Competitive Player Development Conference at Academia Sanchez-Casal in Naples, Fla.

The United States Professional Tennis Association Competitive Player Development Conference, which took place in Naples, Fla., from Dec. 4-6, brought in close to 130 attendees. The conference, which is traditionally held by the association in Houston, was shifted to the... (Full story …)

PTR to Offer High School Coaches Tract

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) is offering a High School Coaches Tract over President’s Weekend, February 14-16, 2009, during its International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships. The annual event will be held at PTR Headquarters on... (Full story …)

December 11, 2008

USPTA Announces 2009 Certification Exams

The United States Professional Tennis Association, the world’s leader in tennis-teaching certification, provides tennis-teaching professionals with the opportunity to earn the sport’s most respected certification by participating in one of more than 110 USPTA Certification Exams scheduled nationwide in 2009... (Full story …)

November 20, 2008

Tennis Channel to Premiere Six-Part Coaching Series

Tennis Channel Academy, hosted by Tracy Austin -- Series Premiere: Sunday, Nov. 23, 7:30pm (ET) Takes an Inside Look at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. (Full story …)

November 14, 2008

USPTA Offers Members Online Practice Planner Tool Through Career Center

-- Tool allows tennis teachers to build team or lesson practices -- (Full story …)

September 24, 2008

USPTA Member Alan Cutler Receives Top Education Credit Earner Honors

Sept. 24, 2008 -- During its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis held Sept. 15-20 at the La Quinta Resort and Club in La Quinta, Calif., the United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those members who... (Full story …)

September 16, 2008

PTR Offers Tennis iCoach to Members

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced an agreement with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to provide PTR teachers and coaches with special pricing on Tennis iCoach. Tennis iCoach is an educational website that is already attracting... (Full story …)

August 28, 2008

USTA Launches New and Innovative Physical Education Curriculum for Schools

Collaboration with Dr. Robert Pangrazi Provides Comprehensive and Turn-key Solution for Teachers (Full story …)

August 27, 2008

USTA to Launch Wide-Ranging Green Initiatives

Billie Jean King to Serve as Campaign Spokesperson. Evian© Natural Spring Water Supporting New On-Site Recycling Program Natural Resources Defense Council Partners As Strategic Advisor On All Initiatives (Full story …)

August 21, 2008

PTR New England Professional Development Day Set

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold a New England Professional Development Day on October 12, 2008, at the Middlebury Racquet Club in Middlebury, Connecticut. The event is open to all PTR and USPTA teaching professionals,... (Full story …)

August 13, 2008

USPTA Offers High School Coaches Workshop at World Conference on Tennis

– Workshop sponsored by USTA – (Full story …)

July 9, 2008

TennisLessons.com Has Become the Leading Place to Find Tennis Lessons Online

New York, NY -- As Tennis quickly becomes one of the most popular recreational sports around, TennisLessons.comhas recently become the leader in providing the general public easy access to local coaches and pros of all levels. With the mission of... (Full story …)

June 19, 2008

Midtown Tennis Club Hosts a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza

Photo Caption: Midtown Tennis Club in Chicago hosted a Cardio Tennis Extravaganza on Friday, June 6 with 176 participants who also enrolled in the club’s Tennis in No Time® program. The caloric expenditure of each participant ranged from 478... (Full story …)

PTR Schedules Professional Development Weekend

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its annual Professional Development Weekend, October 16-19, 2008. The event will be held at PTR Headquarters, located at the Van der Meer Shipyard Racquet Club on Hilton Head Island,... (Full story …)

June 4, 2008

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation to Grant Scholarships

54 College Scholarships This Spring Total $287,000. (Full story …)

May 30, 2008

USPTA’s Junior Circuit Offers Tennis Competition for Novice Juniors

-- Program provides skill-appropriate tournaments that build enthusiasm -- (Full story …)

May 2, 2008

USPTA to Host Tennis Across America Clinic With Zina Garrison and Her Academy at MacGregor Park

USPTA encourages kids to play Tennis — for the health of it!SM with free tennis clinic (Full story …)

April 22, 2008

The USPTA Invites Everyone to Play Tennis - for the health Of It!

-- USPTA introduces newest initiative -- (Full story …)

Wheelchair Clinic Held at Family Circle Cup

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry Vice President, Julie Jilly, presided over a wheelchair tennis drills clinic and exhibition Wednesday afternoon at the Family Circle Cup on Daniel Island, South Carolina. The exhibition featured PTR members Bob Masella... (Full story …)

March 26, 2008

USTA Announces 2007 Recreational Coach Workshop Host Site of the Year

Southeast Michigan Tennis Association Chosen as 2007 Recipient (Full story …)

March 25, 2008

PTR NorCal Professional Development Day Set

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its third annual NorCal Professional Development Day on May 25, 2008, at the Pacific Athletic Club in Redwood City, California. The event is open to all PTR and USPTA... (Full story …)

PTR Offers New Benefit

Hilton Head Island, SC -- Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) and CoachingSchool.org joined forces to provide PTR teachers and coaches with a great resource for coaching kids tennis. PTR members receive a free email subscription to the CoachingMinute, a weekly 2.5... (Full story …)

March 24, 2008

Staples Makes Shopping Easy: Retailer Teams with Tennis Great Jim Courier to Provide Free School Supplies to Students

Shopping Spree to Promote Third Annual Champions Cup Boston (Full story …)

February 18, 2008

USPTA Launches Online Certification Review Course

— Association also announces online portion of certification exam — (Full story …)

February 12, 2008

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Dartfish Video Software Solutions Announce Partnership.

The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program in Big Rapids, MI and Dartfish Video Software Solutions are excited to announce their recent partnership. Dartfish Video Software Solutions, the leading instructional video software on the market, utilized in many... (Full story …)

USTA Tennis and Education Foundation's New Online Presence Broadens Organization's Reach

Program Information and Online Giving Now Available at Foundationgiving.usta.org (Full story …)

January 21, 2008

USPTA Announces 2008 Certification Exams for Tennis-Teaching Professionals

Tennis-teaching professionals will have the opportunity to earn the sport’s most respected certification by participating in one of more than 140 USPTA Certification Exams scheduled nationwide in 2008 (see attached schedule). USPTA’s Certification Exam includes an on-court evaluation of tennis... (Full story …)

January 18, 2008

USPTA announces 2008 Certification Exams for Tennis-Teaching Professionals

Tennis-teaching professionals will have the opportunity to earn the sport’s most respected certification by participating in one of more than 140 USPTA Certification Exams scheduled nationwide in 2008 (see attached schedule). USPTA’s Certification Exam includes an on-court evaluation of tennis... (Full story …)

December 21, 2007

Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education Receives Generous Grant from Claire Giannini Fund

PHILADELPHIA, PA, Dec. 20, 2007 –- Arthur Ashe Youth Tennis and Education, a national model for imaginative, public youth tennis and educational enrichment programs for a largely at-risk and diverse population in the Philadelphia area, has received an unexpected $10,000... (Full story …)

November 29, 2007

PTR Offers High School Coaches Package

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will offer a High School Coaches Package over President’s Weekend, February 16-18, 2008, during its International Tennis Symposium & $25,000 Championships. The annual event will be held at PTR Headquarters on... (Full story …)

November 1, 2007

Free Trial Now Available for USPTA Online Resource for High School Tennis Coaches

Web site supports “no-cut” tennis campaign. (Full story …)

October 31, 2007

Midtown Clubs Design Adult and Performance Junior Curriculum

October 30, 2007 — Tennis Corporation of America (TCA)/Midtown Clubs has announced a partnership with Wayne Elderton, Course Facilitator for Tennis Canada, to develop exclusive Adult and Performance Junior curriculum for Midtown clubs. Elderton recently introduced his “situation” Game Based... (Full story …)

October 30, 2007

College Tennis Exposure Camp December 8-9 At USF

TAMPA, FL — The College Tennis Academy will hold its annual College Tennis Exposure Camp December 8-9 at University of South Florida in Tampa. The camp is open to high school and USTA tournament players, ages 15-18, who are interested... (Full story …)

October 18, 2007

USPTA Member Ken DeHart Receives Top Education Credit Earner Honors

During its annual awards breakfast at the USPTA World Conference on Tennis in September, the United States Professional Tennis Association recognized those members who make education a priority. The Association honored Ken DeHart as the top credit earner in USPTA’s... (Full story …)

September 27, 2007

PGA TOUR Superstores Now Carry USPTA Instructional Tennis DVDs

Atlanta stores are first to carry USPTA DVDs. (Full story …)

September 4, 2007

Prince Sports, Inc. Joins Fight to Improve Environmental Practices in Sports

Tennis Leader Joins Billie Jean King’s GreenSlam Initiative (Full story …)

August 30, 2007

Billie Jean King launches GreenSlam

New Initiative Aims to Improve Environmental Practices in Sports. (Full story …)

HEAD N.V. reveals a new model of corporate carbon responsibility with COOL EARTH

KENNELBACH, AUSTRIA — HEAD N.V. announced today an alliance with the global environmental charity, Cool Earth. The partnership will result in a worldwide environmental program - the first of its kind for a sporting goods company. Linking capital to climate... (Full story …)

August 14, 2007

PTM Seminar at Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

The Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program at Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC, will host a seminar on Saturday, Oct. 20. The on-court presenter will be Kelly Gunterman, Director of Tennis at Gunterman Tennis Schools, located at Amelia Island, FL, and... (Full story …)

August 9, 2007

USPTA Offers an Array of Specialty Courses at World Conference

Tennis conference will be held in September in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

August 2, 2007

USPTA offers high school coaches workshop

At World Conference on Tennis. Workshop is sponsored by the USTA (Full story …)

August 1, 2007

Ferris State Professional Tennis Management and Midtown Clubs Announce Partnership

August 1, 2007 — The Ferris State University Professional Tennis Management (PTM) program and Midtown Clubs are excited to announce their recent partnership intended to benefit the entire tennis industry. Midtown Clubs, the nation’s leader in upscale athletic club and... (Full story …)

July 25, 2007

TennisLessons.com -- The Place To Go To Find a Pro

New York, NY — TennisLessons.com was launched about 4 months ago with the goal of making searches for local tennis lessons easier. Already receiving over 1,000 unique hits a week, the site has the potential to create a united community... (Full story …)

July 10, 2007

Top Tennis Speakers Headline USPTA’s World Conference

— September event features over 35 seminars and courses — (Full story …)

July 9, 2007

PTR Sets First Mini Symposium in Southern California

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its first Southern California Mini Symposium, September 9-10, 2007, at the SeaCliff Country Club in Huntington Beach. The event, themed Excellence in Teaching, is open to all PTR and... (Full story …)

June 6, 2007

Little Tennis Encourages Parents to Play Tennis With Their Children

National USPTA program has encouraged families to play together for 13 years (Full story …)

June 5, 2007

Midland Community Tennis Center Latest Addition to Prince Program

Michigan Academy Ready To Compete Against Best And Brightest From Across the U.S (Full story …)

May 30, 2007

PTR Schedules Professional Development Weekend

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) will hold its annual Professional Development Weekend, September 13-16, 2007. (Full story …)

May 17, 2007

USPTA World Conference on Tennis Announces Dates, Location

Conference will be held in September in Wesley Chapel, Fla. (Full story …)

May 8, 2007

PTR/NorCal Mini Symposium Set

Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) NorCal will hold its second annual Mini Symposium, May 20, 2007, at the Decathlon Club in Santa Clara, California. (Full story …)

April 25, 2007

Penn Introduces New Instructional Program

In conjunction with new ITF standards and with the USPTA, Penn is launching its Pro Penn Tennis Instructional Program (T.I.P.) - a series of transitional tennis balls designed to help beginning players learn the basic skills of tennis in a fast and fun way. (Full story …)

April 24, 2007

USPTA Launches Online Resource for High School Tennis Coaches

New site supports “no-cut” tennis campaign (Full story …)

 

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