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What’s The Latest Good News For Tennis Facilities & Tennis Teachers?

Rallying With The Executive Director The number of people playing tennis in the United States rose by .3% and the number of tennis “play occasions” increased .8% in 2015 according… Read more »

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What If All Tennis Players Were USTA Members?

That would mean that the USTA would have 17,960,000 members because that is how many tennis players there were in 2015 according to the Physical Activity Council (PAC) Annual Participation… Read more »

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What Is The Good News For Tennis Facilities?

Rallying With The Executive Director What’s the latest good news for tennis facilities and tennis teachers? The number of people playing tennis in the U.S. rose by .3% and the… Read more »

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What Is The Purpose Of The SCTA Schools Program?

Rallying With The Executive Director What’s the purpose of USTA Southern California’s (SCTA) school program? The school is the most logical place to engage Southern Californians in tennis because we… Read more »

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What Is The Code?

And Why Is It So Important To Tennis? Rallying With The Executive Director The Code should not to be confused with the “code” from the recent Pirates of the Caribbean… Read more »

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What Does The SCTA Vision Statement Mean?

Rallying With The Executive Director The SCTA has a Vision Statement: “Tennis is the game of choice when Southern Californians play.” When the Strategic Planning Committee created the statement and… Read more »

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How Can The SCTA Help Create A Convenient Schedule Of Play For Adults In SoCal?

Rallying With The Executive Director For a business to thrive and succeed, it must make its products easy to find and easy to use. 2016 is the year of the… Read more »

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Engage And Keep People Involved In Tennis

Rallying With The Executive Director The SCTA’s Mission Is To Engage And Keep People Involved In Tennis How Does The Southern California Tennis Association Do It?  Like all businesses, the… Read more »

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How Is The SCTA Changing In 2016?

Rallying With The Executive Director A really obvious change is that the Southern California Tennis Association is getting younger.  Fourteen staff members have been with the SCTA five or more… Read more »

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How Can The SCTA Promote Better Sportsmanship At Its Junior Tournaments?

Rallying With The Executive Director The Southern California Tennis Association wants each match played at its Junior tournaments to be about fair play, high quality competition, skills development, and friendships… Read more »

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WATCH: Who Is The USTA And SCTA And What Do They Do?

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What’s New In 2016 For SCTA Tennis?

Rallying With The Executive Director We will have an easy and better Route 66 tennis pipeline.  Consumer feedback has shown that a product will not be a success unless it… Read more »

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How Do I Decide What Tournament Level I Should Play?

Rallying With The Executive Director Knowing the appropriate play level for an adult or youth is an important part of welcoming new players to the game and retaining existing players…. Read more »

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What Would Tennis Perfection In Southern California Look Like To Me?

Rallying With The Executive Director Perfection would look like people, places and programs.  Let’s start with the people. Advocates If we had people dedicated to protecting the courts in every… Read more »

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How Can We Help You Be More Successful?

Rallying With The Executive Director The Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA) recognizes the USTA member organizations as one of the critical components in the SoCal tennis pipeline.  If the USTA… Read more »

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WATCH: Why Should Every Parent Want Their Child To Play Tennis?

Bruce Hunt, Executive Director, Southern California Tennis Association, talks about why every parent should want their child to play tennis.

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WATCH: Making The Case For Tennis

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What Time Of The Year Is It In Tennis Terms?

Rallying With The Executive Director After a very busy June and July for youth and adult play, it is time for the Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA)  to say thank… Read more »

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Pickleball Or Red Orange Green (ROG) Ball?

Rallying With The Executive Director Earlier this year, I wrote an article titled “Why Pickleball? Why Not Red, Orange Or Green Ball Tennis?”  I’m returning to the topic for this… Read more »

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What’s The Purpose Of The USTA And Its Geographical Section, SCTA?

Rallying With The Executive Director What’s The Purpose Of The United States Tennis Association (USTA) And Its Geographical Section, The Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA)?  Since its founding in 1881,… Read more »

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What Happened At The Recent USTA Annual Meeting?

Rallying With The Executive Director Several hundred volunteers, guests and staff members from National and the seventeen Sections, including twenty representing Southern California, assembled for the 2015 Annual Meeting and… Read more »

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If The Southern California Tennis Association Was A Political party, What Would Its Platform Be? 

Rallying With The Executive Director Plank 1: Tennis is the game of choice when Southern Californians play.  Why: This is the vision statement of the SCTA.  We want tennis to… Read more »