About TGA Premier Tennis of Anne Arundel - After School Enrichment Programs - Tennis Camps

We believe sports change lives

Teach, Grow and Achieve with TGA Premier Tennis

Tennis promotes fitness

All programs include physical activity and muscle development

Tennis is educational

Many lessons use math and science including scoring, distance and shot making

Tennis builds life skills

Our programs promote respect, honesty, perseverance and sportsmanship

Tennis is a life-long sport

Play with family, friends, colleagues and clients

Swing, volley, and serve!

Discover how fun and exciting tennis can be with TGA

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Testimonials

Meet the Team

Laura Redford
Chapter Manager

After teaching at several tennis facilities around Maryland, Laura comes to the TGA family with over 10-years of coaching experience.  She has taught the game of tennis to the youngest of players to the oldest of competitors.  With the mantra of “bringing this wonderful game to the masses”, Laura coaches as a head coach for enrichment programs as well as summer camps around the county.

Jorge Paucar
Head Coach

Jorge was first introduced to the game of tennis in high school, but over the years his advocacy for the sport exploded around the area.  As a volunteer branch manager for Tennis Alliance and even a steady participant in the USTA adult league, Jorge’s mission is abundantly clear as he introduces the game of tennis to as many communities as possible.  CPR and Advanced First Aid certified, Jorge joins TGA and hopes to continue his mission through coaching.

Kevin Woodruff
Head Coach

Coach Wood was introduced to tennis at the young age of 10 and has gone to compete as a Division I student-athlete and even in the professional sector.  The Maryland native has over 25-years of tennis experience under his belt, bringing a passionate and fun environment to the TGA experience.  Coach Wood serves as head coach at a variety of our after-school enrichment programs and summer camps as well.

Kaitlyn Heo
Head Coach/Assistant Coach

Kaitlyn Heo expresses her love of tennis as the president of UMBC’s club tennis team. By working hard and exhibiting her passion for the game, Kaitlyn now brings her skills to TGA as head coach of the Walden Country Club Session I camp.

Beth Fuhrer
Head Coach

Beth is an active league player around Maryland as well as an experienced educator for Prince George’s county as a reading specialist.  Quite frankly, she knows how to captivate a student and teach them what they need to know.  TGA welcomes Beth to the team as Head Coach for the Summer 2017 season.

Company History

2003

TGA launched its first Golf Enrichment Programs at six Los Angeles schools. TGA’s focus was to provide PK – 8th grade students with an opportunity to learn golf through an innovate 5 level after-school program. This program made golf affordable and accessible for children, and received an overwhelmingly positive response from schools, parents and students. TGA expanded its programs within Los Angeles area schools to accommodate the demands from students and parents who wanted a golf program within the safe, convenient environment of their schools. The curriculum also provided transition for students to go from their schools to programs at the golf course.

2004

TGA’s first camps and clinics were offered at golf courses. TGA also incorporated the expansion of physical fitness and education components as well as adding a character development initiative within its school programs.

2006

Golf professionals along with entrepreneurs began expressing their interest in the unique sustainable and scalable model of TGA. By the end of 2006, after three years of honing and improving the TGA business model and curriculums, TGA began offering geographically exclusive franchisees which became the TGA Premier Junior Golf Program now running throughout the United States.

2008

The USGA approved TGA’s curriculum under the rules of amateur status and TGA became National Partners with the After School Alliance and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness.

2009

TGA achieved its first ranking in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, and won two industry awards for Business Achievement and Player Development.

2010

Golf Magazine named TGA’s CEO, Joshua Jacobs to Golf’s 40 Under 40 list. TGA was named as one of 10 Best Franchise Deals around the world by Entrepreneur, along with jumping 131 spots in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking from #450 to #319. TGA was also termed the 4th best youth fitness franchise. TGA also formed the 501c3 TGA Sports Foundation, to be able to apply for grants and funding to serve under-resourced areas as well as mentally and physically disabled youth.

2011

TGA gained its 50th franchise along with having seven multiple franchise owners across the country. TGA also branched out into the sport of tennis, signing a National Partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). TGA’s model is now being offered in both the golf and tennis industries and is known as a leading initiative to grow both sports while providing small business ownership and job opportunities. The TGA / USTA proprietary Enrichment Curriculum is solely used by TGA Franchises within schools. TGA works with USTA National along with USTA Sections, Districts and CTA’s to complete the Player Pathway and help feed the USTA’s adult and junior initiatives to grow the sport.

2012

TGA signs its first tennis franchise. TGA’s Youth Sports Franchise model is now one of the fastest at growing junior golf and youth tennis participation amongst 3-13 year olds. TGA’s motto is to Keep Swinging!® and we strive to provide all American youth with the opportunity to learn golf and tennis in a fun and educational environment.

2017

TGA launches a third franchise opportunity that includes 6 team-based sports: cheerleading, flag football, floor hockey, lacrosse, ultimate, and volleyball.

2018

TGA celebrates its 15th anniversary and impacting over 775,000 children through sports programs across the U.S. and Canada.

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