USTA New England Companions with the Skilled Tennis Registry


WESTBOROUGH, MA – USTA New England is worked up to announce a brand new partnership with the Skilled Tennis Registry (PTR) to extend the variety of tennis coaches in New England and promote a secure and respectful setting for coaches and athletes to thrive on the court docket.

“Tennis professionals are on the core of who we’re and of our mission to advertise and develop the expansion of tennis. And with the growth in tennis in New England, this partnership is extra necessary than ever. We’re excited to formally be part of forces to assist develop the pipeline of coaches and broaden the event alternatives for present and potential coaches. Moreover, we’re each dedicated to creating our teaching ecosystems extra reflective of the communities we serve,” stated Lindsey Keeler, Government Director and CEO of USTA New England.

The partnership comes within the wake of a current examine that initiatives the nation will see a major lower in tennis coaches over the subsequent 5 years. The 2 organizations will work collectively to actively recruit and retain coaches in addition to present coaching and academic alternatives.

“PTR is thrilled to be partnering with USTA New England to extend the variety of tennis coaches and supply wonderful coach schooling,” stated Dan Santorum, President and CEO of PTR. “The employees and volunteer management at USTA New England are pioneering individuals whom we stay up for working with to assist develop the sport of tennis.”

For the final yr, USTANE and PTR have collaborated on a singular providing for neighborhood coaches within the part’s Tennis within the Parks program. PTR gives $200 scholarships in direction of a Stage 1 teaching certification which knocks the worth down greater than 50% for coaches trying to take their abilities to the subsequent stage.

As a part of the brand new two-year settlement, USTA New England and the PTR will even collaborate to embrace and advance range, fairness and inclusion amongst coaches, together with Girls in Tennis initiatives and various coach scholarships.




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