Mark your calendars – this August we’re discussing Leadership and the US Open on USTA Florida’s Here to Serve podcast series!

The Here to Serve series aims to keep the Florida tennis community updated about what’s going on with the organization – from the products and programs to everything in between. Each episode includes a question and answer session with USTA Florida program directors or other leaders in the local tennis community about what is being done to re-imagine programs and play.

Schedule of upcoming topics:

Aug. 11th     USTA Florida Leadership Academy
Applications for USTA Florida’s Leadership Academy are now open. Tune in to hear from 2021-2022 President-Elect Phil Girardi, as he shares his own leadership journey and what he is looking for in our next class of volunteer leaders.

Aug. 25th      US Open Preview
Live from New York, it’s the US Open! USTA Chief of Professional Tennis Stacey Allaster gives us an inside look at what you can expect at this year’s US Open.

Want to get involved in the conversation? Episodes in the podcast series are released every other Wednesday on the USTA Florida Facebook page to promote discussion. They are also available through Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify and iHeart Radio. You can also download our ‘USTA Florida’ app on the App Store or Google Play store for the latest podcast episodes and news.

Have a question but can’t find a specific answer? Check out the FAQ section of, where several frequently asked questions relating to general play and USTA Florida programs and products have been answered.

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