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USTA School Tennis in Wyoming

 

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WHAT IS THE USTA SCHOOL TENNIS PROGRAM?

  1. Tennis in Physical Education
  2. Extracurricular/After School Programs
  3. No-Cut Tennis Teams

Elementary School  --  Middle School  --  High School 

The Ultimate Participation Pathway!

WHAT THE USTA OFFERS TO HELP GROW TENNIS THROUGH THE SCHOOLS:

1. TRAINING

Free school teacher in-services (3 hours)

Free organized play trainings (2 hours)

Recreational Coach Workshops (6 hours)

2. CURRICULUM

Developed by USTA with Dr. Robert Pangrazi and physical education specialists to meet NASPE standards

Versatile and flexible curriculum features 8-lessons that can be taught anywhere

Curriculum kit contains: a complete teaching manual, instructional DVD, quick-reference pocket guide, and a CD of animated station signs.

3. EQUIPMENT ASSISTANCE

Deeply discounted equipment and equipment grants are available for qualifying schools

Equipment is age appropriate, easy to use, and ensures a positive first time experience for all students

4. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Program start-up and play formats

Site visits/consultations

Court layout assistance for converting play areas for tennis

Resources available to help get you started:

Schools Materials

Promotional Tools

No-Cut Tennis

Curriculum Kit

In-Service Training Outline

After School Organizer Kit

Organized Play Training Outline

Vendor Discount Sheets

Gopher Sport Promotion Flyer

Schools/No-Cut Banner Stands

More Than Just a Game Brochure

Seasonal Schools Newsletter

Intro Letter to Decision Maker

PowerPoint Presentation

School Tennis Promo DVD

No-Cut Tennis Brochure

Top Ten Games & Drills CD

Certificate & Thank You to Coach

Press Release & Letter-Principal/AD

Guide to Tennis on College Campus

No-Cut Tennis Team Banner

No-Cut Coach Cap



 

USTA School Tennis

Resources,Supportand Strategies

School Tennis Support Policies for 2010

These policies relate ONLY to the spending of USTA National funds provided to the Sections. Sections and Districts can choose to use their own money to provide equipment, training, grants, etc., in a manner they see fit. The focus of the school policies is to provide avenues for everyone to offer tennis and to invest national equipment dollars strategically in targeted school systems that are willing and able to do more.

Commitment Level

School district committed to offering PE extracurricular tennis

School district with no commitment beyond PE

Individual Schools

USTA Training

Free

Free

Free (schools can be combined for training or join other area trainings)

Curriculum

Free when school district hosts a USTA training. USTA organizational membership required for each school.

Free when school district hosts a USTA training. USTA organizational membership required for each school.

Can download

lesson plans for free:

www.USTA.com/schooltennis

or purchase from Gopher

www.gophersports.com

Equipment Support

Sections can use their national allocation to match school district commitment and/or provide free equipment packages. USTA organizational membership required for each school.

Access to substantial equipment discounts are available when school district hosts a USTA training. USTA organizational membership required for each school.

No access through USTA National. Equipment can be supplemented or loaned locally by CTA’s, USTA Section/District offices and qualifying tennis facilities.

Technical Expertise

Free

Free

Free



 
 


 
 
 
 
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