HARRINGTON PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – The US Open starts Aug. 27 in Queens, but some tennis camps in the area are in full swing. For one group, they are following the usual lessons. As CBS2’s Clark Fouraker found out, these kids are learning about science and engineering while on the court. “We learned how to control […]
The Southern California Tennis Association is a USTA section which also owns the TGA of San Fernando Valley tennis franchise. We caught up with their award winning Franchise Director, Nancy Abrams, to chat about how her role within both organizations empowers her to grow the sport she loves. Nancy has been on a roll and was recently recognized at our […]
At the 2018 Annual Meeting, Katrina Adams and Gordon Smith of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said they wanted programs that are, “accessible, bold, innovative, think outside the box, that collaborate with schools and parks and recreation locations, that pump new blood into the tennis ecosystem and that are self sustaining.” Perhaps they were […]
Two United States Tennis Association (USTA) sections were big winners at the annual TGA Premier Sports Franchise Summit. Nancy Abrams and Alex Chan (Area Directors/Program Managers) and their respective USTA Sections from the Southern California and Mid-Atlantic took home a combined four awards at the week-long summit. Click here to learn more.
When Tara Fitzpatrick-Navarro became the executive director of the United States Tennis Association’s Mid-Atlantic Section (USTA-MAS), she focused on creating a culture of innovation to inspire new tennis players. But after partnering with school districts and homeowner associations to implement USTA programs in underserved communities, in-school programming still lacked. Then, TGA—Teach, Grow and Achieve—Premier Youth […]
The Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA) has acquired a TGA Premier Youth Tennis (TGA) franchise and created a unique collaboration to grow the sport. The SCTA will implement TGA’s school-based activation model in the San Fernando Valley, and is the first United States Tennis Association (USTA) section to invest in TGA’s self-sustaining business. “Schools are […]
The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and its national youth tennis partner, TGA Premier Youth Tennis (TGA), continues to expand its partnership across the country by introducing tennis enrichment programs to elementary schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District. (LAUSD) In a unique collaboration, the USTA Southern California Section (SCTA) and TGA, which stands […]