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It All Starts in the School Gymnasium!

More Than Just a Game - Enrich the lives of your students through tennis!

As the national governing body for the sport, the USTA is committed to producing relevant, up-to-date materials for physical education teachers, extracurricular staff and after school providers.

Tennis is the ideal sport to help achieve the health and wellness goals of schools. The USTA is the ideal partner to help you bring it to your students.

Every day the USTA and its partners help kids learn not just a sport, but self-confidence, sportsmanship, and the habits of an active, healthy lifestyle. We are committed to making sure that all kids have an opportunity to play and learn from this lifetime sport.

What the USTA offers to help grow tennis through the schools:
• Training
• Curriculum (based on NASPE standards)
• Equipment Assistance*
• Staff Support

 

NO-COST TEACHER IN-SERVICE WORKSHOPS 

 

Designed for Physical Education Teachers, these workshops complement a teacher’s large group management skills and demonstrate how to quickly transform a school gym or playground into a dynamic tennis-playing environment and allow students to experience instant success in a fun and safe manner.

These 3 hour workshops are offered at NO-COST on a day to fit your school schedule!

Organizers of any InService Workshop with 12 or more physical teachers attending, receive:
- In-Service Organizer* receives:
- 30 Tennis Racquets (size determined by ages taught)
- 2 Dozen Red Foam Tennis Balls
- 2 Dozen Red Felt Tennis Balls
- 1 Portable (Pop-Up) Tennis Net
- Tennis Skillastics Kit

Physical Education teachers attending a USTA Tennis Workshop, can purchase:

A 1 year USTA School Organizational Membership ($35), which includes:
- A USTA DVD Curriculum ($50 value)
- Curriculum Laminated Station Signs Packet
- Tennis Equipment Discounts from Head/Penn, Wilson, Gamma and Prince

or

A USTA School’s Equipment Package ($150/school), which includes:
- 20 Tennis Racquets (size determined by ages taught)
- 2 Dozen Foam Tennis Balls
- One Year Organizational Membership
- A USTA DVD Curriculum
- Curriculum Laminated Station Signs Packet
- Tennis Equipment Discounts from Head/Penn, Wilson, Gamma and Prince
- $300 value for $150!

Southeast Michigan InService Application

 

AFTER SCHOOL TENNIS
 

Kids' Tennis Clubs are designed to give students of all grade levels the opportunity to enjoy tennis in a safe, supportive, extracurricular setting. The USTA provides free resources including animated games, activities, and play formats that work in any space.

Registered Kids’ Tennis Clubs receive:
- Kids’ Tennis Club Playbook
- 25 Kids’ Pocket Playbooks
- 25 Youth Achievement Awards
- Sportsmanship Poster/Tips Sheet
- Recognition certificate


After School Kids Club Registration Form

 

NO-CUT HIGH SCHOOL COACH RECOGNITION

 

No-Cut School Tennis Teams play a critical role in growing tennis by allowing students of all abilities to join a team representing their school. This opportunity helps create well-rounded student-athletes, develops leadership and teaches responsibility.

Register with No-Cut School Tennis today and receive:

- Rules of Tennis handbook
- Subscription to Tennis Industry magazine
- Recognition letter and certificate for offering tennis

 

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, VISIT THE USTA SCHOOLS TENNIS RESOURCE PAGE
or contact the Southeast Michigan District Office Today (tennis@semich-usta.com).

 


 


 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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