Community Tennis Development Workshop returns October 21

  The USTA Southern California Community Tennis Development Workshop (CDW) provides the perfect opportunity for community tennis leaders to enhance their skills and knowledge related to tennis programming. Participants will have the opportunity to learn from the best, both in … Read More

Community Development Workshops – Sign Up Now

Calling all tennis enthusiasts.  Join members of the tennis community for the two-day workshop that will take place, in mid-October. The first activity will be on-court at California State University Los Angeles on Saturday, October 15th. It will be an … Read More

Wheelchair providers engage with Coach’s Workshop

In March, USTA Southern California hosted a Coaches Developmental Workshop at Mission Viejo’s Marguerite Tennis Pavilion for wheelchair tennis providers. Led by instructor Jason Harnett (USTA National Manager and Team USA Wheelchair Tennis head coach), more than twenty coaches learned … Read More

Wheelchair Coaches’ Workshop set for March 29

The USTA will host a Coaching Development Workshop for Wheelchair Tennis on Friday, March 29 beginning at 9am. The event will be held at Marguerite Tennis Pavilion in  Mission Viejo, and lunch is provided for attendees. Please note that USPTA … Read More

Community Tennis Development On Nov. 4

The annual SCTA Community Tennis Development Workshop will be held on November 4, 2017 in the City of Irvine at the Irvine Civic Center and Bill Barber Park. The workshop is an opportunity for CTA members, park and recreation professionals, … Read More

10-Under Coaching Workshop

There are still openings for USTA 10-and-Under Coaching Workshop (formerly RCW) to certify tennis professionals, club managers, instructors, high school coaches and any tennis enthusiasts who want to learn how to teach beginning tennis to all ages on Sunday November … Read More

APPLY NOW for a CTA Community Grant from SCTA

The CTA Partnership Grant is offered each year to all registered CTAs in Southern California. The intention of this funding program is to help CTAs strengthen their organization, and to support them in growing tennis through partnerships and programming.   … Read More

Hollis Smith, a face of SoCal Tennis, has died

The following was announced by Katrina Adams, USTA Chairman and President, on November 8.  Long-time Southern California fixture Hollis Smith of Indio, Calif., has died. Mr. Smith began playing tennis in the early 1960s at the Rancho Cienega Tennis Club, … Read More

Community Advocates Join Forces to Promote Tennis

On February 19, the Community Tennis and Advocacy Committee meeting & Diversity and Inclusion Committee came together at the Pacific Palms Conference Center to get the year started and hear what the SCTA has to offer and what the community … Read More

Three Cheers for Community Advocacy at the SCTA

Tennis advocacy is thriving in Southern California as reported in the Annual Advocacy Committee Meeting for the Southern California Tennis Association recently at the Pacific Palms Resort in the City of Industry. Over 30 representatives gathering from San Luis Obispo … Read More

Southern California Tennis Association SCTA
2016 SCTA CTA Partnership Grant

2016 Southern California Tennis Association CTA Partnership Grant The CTA Partnership Grant is offered each year to all registered CTAs in Southern California. The intention of this funding program is to help CTAs strengthen their organization, and to support them … Read More

Wounded Warrior
Wounded Warrior Tennis Program Honored With National Award

The USTA has announced that the San Diego District Tennis Association’s Wounded Warrior Tennis Program has been awarded the 2015 USTA National Adaptive Tennis Community Service Award.  The organization was honored during the annual USTA Tennis Development Workshop (TDW) held … Read More

Need Help – Tennis Service Representatives Can Provide It

Thanks to the eight Tennis Service Representatives (TSRs), the Southern California Tennis Association (SCTA) is in the forefront of promoting grassroots initiatives throughout the section. Melanie Bischoff, SCTA Director of Community Tennis, oversees the group’s efforts. Those making an impact … Read More

Team Up With King To ACEing Autism

Late this summer, Vania King, who grew up in Long Beach, talked about returning to the tour, saying, “I have been practicing for about four months now. I am going to play three tournaments before the US Open. My shoulder … Read More

Professional Tennis Registry
PTR Expands Education

Professional Tennis Registry announces the expansion of its educational offering with a new Senior Development Certification pathway and Level 3 Junior Development Program.  By the end of 2015, PTR will have 1,000 hours of education available to its members. Senior Development … Read More

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