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The USTA Mid-Atlantic Junior Scholarship provides funding to youth players which helps cover tennis-related expenses. Read as Grace T., a past scholarship recipient, explains why it is important to fund this scholarship program so more kids like her can grow with tennis in the Mid-Atlantic.
Tennis is an important staple in Autumn Schiff’s life. She is an avid player, fan, and this year she coached USTA Mid-Atlantic’s summer youth programs – teaching the next generation the life-long benefits of the sport. As she completed her summer coaching, she reflected on the important “teachable moments” from tennis, read more about those important moments here.
Even with the change in normalcy this summer and in a time of the pandemic, the momentum for tennis in the Mid-Atlantic kept ongoing, especially among youth players. Read about how much tennis was played this summer among adults and kids in the Mid-Atlantic.
In under-resourced communities, where enrichment programs are a rarity, our programs provide a pathway to a positive outlet while teaching children skills and a sport they can play for life.
USTA Mid-Atlantic is committed to making tennis the most accessible sport in the region and is proud to offer junior player scholarships, as well as summer camp scholarships to our youth.
Our Safe Places to Play grant directs funds to support tennis court construction as well as the refurbishment of existing courts, all in an effort to ensure people have safe, inviting and accessible places to play and learn.
PROMOTE AND DEVELOP THE GROWTH OF TENNIS
As a non-profit organization dedicated to the players, sport and community we live in, we aim to make tennis the most accessible sport in the Mid-Atlantic region. To learn more about the positive impact USTA Mid-Atlantic is making on lives and communities through tennis, click here.
In the Mid-Atlantic, there is a growing demand for tennis but there are still underserved areas that need affordable, quality tennis development. Since 2015, the Mid-Atlantic has gained 70,776 participants in tennis and more than seven percent of non-tennis playing individuals from the Mid-Atlantic report having an interest in playing. USTA Mid-Atlantic wants to provide opportunities for the lifelong benefits of tennis to EVERYONE, especially children because every child belongs.
The USTA Mid-Atlantic Section vision is for tennis in every community. Your support is needed to help this vision become a reality.
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USTA Mid-Atlantic Section, Inc. is an exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code; EIN 54-1472806. All donations made to USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Inc. are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.